Advisory Committee - CHD

  • Tiffany Armstrong, Early Childhood Ed Coordinator, Alabama Public Television
  • Jan Bailey, School Improvement Coordinator, St. Clair County Board of Education
  • Dr. Laura Bloom, Associate Professor, Child and Family Studies – University of Montevallo
  • Dr. James Ernest, Professor, School of Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Dr. David Finn, Professor, School of Education, Samford University
  • Ladye Franklin, Kindergarten Readiness Specialist, Success by Six—United Way of Central Alabama
  • Delyne Hicks, Executive Director, Rushton Early Learning Center
  • Angela Johns, Education Coordinator, CACA Head Start
  • Dr. Robert Laird, Department Chair, Human Development and Family Studies, The University of Alabama
  • Dexter LeBlanc, Assistant Principal—Shelby County Parent, Vestavia Hills High School
  • Jean McGuire, Director, Ready, Set, Grow Child Development Center
  • Dr. Elaine Miller, Managing Director, Family Child Care Partnerships—Auburn University
  • Paul Morin, ALACN Coordinator, Alabama Afterschool Community Network
  • Allison Muhlendorf, Executive Director, Alabama School Readiness Alliance
  • Carmelita Poindexter, JCCEO Head Start, Jefferson Co. Committee for Economic Opportunity
  • Katie Prince, Director, Strengthening Families—Help Me Grow Alabama
  • Connie Ramsey, Education Coordinator, St. Clair County Head Start
  • Michelle Raybon, Project Director, T.E.A.C.H. – Smart Start Alabama
  • Dr. Trevor Rowe, Director, Alabama Quality STARS
  • Erika Rucker, Project Manager, Birmingham Regional Empowerment and Development Center—BREAD
  • Myra Shaw, Director of Programs, Childcare Resources
  • Tal Simpson, Attorney—Jefferson County Parent, BL Harbert International
  • Dr. Trellis Smith, Acting Director  – Head Start Collaboration Office. AL Department of Early Childhood Education
  • Tracye Strichik, Senior Director, Alabama Department of Early Childhood Edu.
  • Dr. Angela Wiley, Professor-Head, Human Development and Famiy Studies, Auburn University
  • Cassandara Copeland, Director, First United Methodist Child Development Center