Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry

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Professional Development Work Group

Arizona Early Childhood Career and Professional Development Network Strategic Plans:

Building Arizona’s Professional Development System: System Framework and Two-Year Strategic Plan (January, 2013)

Arizona Early Childhood Career and Professional Development Network: Two-Year Strategic Plan (April, 2015)

BUILD Arizona Professional Development Workgroup:

During 2013-2015, the BUILD Arizona Professional Development Workgroup (PDWG), staffed by First Things First, implemented the initiatives outlined in the Building Arizona’s Professional Development System: System Framework and Two-Year Strategic Plan (January, 2013), laying the foundation for Arizona’s Early Childhood Career and Professional Development Network. During 2015-2017, the PDWG will continue to strengthen and support this statewide professional development system by supporting the implementation of the initiatives outlined in the Arizona Early Childhood Career and Professional Development Network: Two-Year Strategic Plan (April, 2015).

Work Group Members

  • Diana Abel
    Director of Early Childhood Education and Human Development Undergraduate Studies
    Rio Salado College
  • Maureen Casey
    Arizona Early Intervention Program
    Arizona Department of Economic Security
  • Amy Corriveau
    Deputy Associate Superintendent
    Arizona Department of Education
  • Dawn Craft
    President
    Arizona Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Marilee Dal Pra
    Vice President of Programs
    Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust
  • Kate Dobler-Allen
    FTF Staff, Regional Director
    Navajo/Apache Regional Partnership Council
  • Terry Doolan
    Director, Early Childhood Education
    Arizona Department of Education
  • Maureen Duane
    Senior Program Coordinator for Family and Child Care Resources
    Arizona State University
  • James Emch
    President
    Arizona Child Care Association
  • Claude Endfield
    Program Chair/Faculty, Early Childhood Development
    Northland Pioneer College
  • Diane Fellows
    Vice President, Early Care and Education Programs
    Child & Family Resources, Inc.
  • Cheryl Foster
    Past-President
    Arizona Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Dawn Henry
    Program Manager
    Association for Supportive Child Care
  • Susan Jacobs
    Executive Director
    Association for Supportive Child Care
  • Mary Jamsa
    Program Manager
    Southwest Human Development
  • Naomi Karp
    Director of Early Childhood Professional Development
    United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona
  • Laura Landis
    Early Childhood Education Specialist Center Manager
    Arizona State Training and Technical Assistance Center
  • Erin Raden
    Executive Director
    Arizona Child Care Association
  • Sibieanne Martinez
    Director of Programs
    Community Extentions Programs & Family Child Care Advocate
  • Melissa Busby
    Director of Early Care and Education
    Central Arizona College
  • Barb Milner
    Trainer/ECE Consultant
    Arizona Infant Toddler Institute
  • JoAnn Morales
    Early Childhood Instructor
    Eastern Arizona College
  • Martha Muñoz, Ph.D.
    Early Childhood Faculty
    Northern Arizona University
    President, AzAEYC
  • Karen Ortiz, Ph.D.
    Vice President and Program Director of Early Childhood Education
    Helios Education Foundation
  • Pamela Powell, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Northern Arizona University
  • Jakob Raskob
    Program Development Manager,
    Child Care Administration
    Arizona Department of Economic Security
  • Nicol Russell
    Professional Development Specialist
    Arizona Department of Education
  • Jeanette Shea, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
    Consultant
    Jeanette Shea & Associates, L.L.C.
  • Christine Shrader
    Quality First Senior Director of Coaching and Incentives
    Southwest Human Development
  • Alan Taylor
    Director of Training
    Southwest Human Development
  • Brenda Tomlin
    Senior Program Manager
    Quality First Academy
    Southwest Human Development
  • Helen Unangst
    Child Care Licensing Surveyor,
    Bureau of Child Care Licensing
    Arizona Department of Health Services
  • Dana Vela
    President
    Sunrise Preschools
  • Judy Watkinson
    Yuma Regional Partnership Council
    Professor of Early Childhood Education
    Arizona Western College
  • Jonathan Gonzales
    Director
    Arizona Head Start Association
  • Brad Willis
    Child Care Administrator
    Arizona Department of Economic Security