Our Vision and Values Statement


-Valuing and respecting all individuals with diverse viewpoints and perspectives who share a commitment to the education and development of young children and their families.

-Supporting programs and services that nurture appropriate developmental, cultural and linguistic practices for all young children and families in learning and out-of-school care programs.

-Encouraging the development of individuals’ professional competence and attitudes through educational and networking opportunities.

-Advocating for early learning and quality care for young children at local, state, and federal levels.

-Building public understanding and support for quality early care and learning needs of young children and their families.

Board Members:

Michelle Roberts-Past President

Sharene Leek-President

Karen Ford- Member at Large/Treasurer 

Kimberly Thiede- VP of Education and Public Policy/ Chapter Representative 

Leesa Thomas- Secretary

Courtney Nolen-Viducich -CDA & Accreditation 

Terry Miller-VP Member Services

Ann Slaughter- Member at Large

Tifhany Jones- Member at Large 

Carol Beatty- Member at Large

Bobbett (Bobbi) Cope- Member at Large

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