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THE ALLIANCE FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD 2017-2018


MEMBER SCHOOLS AND ORGANIZATIONS WITH BOARD MEMBERS
A Joyful Noise Preschool Amy O'Dell
All Things Bright and Beautiful Gina Gooden
Crow Island School Allison Schumacher
FAN Deirdre Franklin

French School Andrea Carolus & Ashlee Cummings
Greeley School Natalie Hamm & Julie Pagliaro
Hubbard Woods School Amber Farashahi, President

Kenilworth District 38 Board of Education TBD
Middlefork School Ellen McCue, Co-Secretary
Northfield Community Nursery School Christie Baker, Past President & Co-Secretary
North Shore Country Day School Janelle Wood, School Rep Coordinator
Sacred Heart School Anna Bluhm
Saints Faith, Hope & Charity School Jen Dine
Joseph Sears School Mari Franklin, Special Needs Rountable & Stacey Sunderland

Sunset Ridge District #29 TBD
Willow Wood Preschool Margaret Reynolds

Wilmette Community Nursery School Sarah Kelly
Winnetka Community Nursery School Kathryn Martin
Winnetka District #36 Board of Education Kendra Wallace
Winnetka/Northfield Public Library Sheila Cody
Winnetka Public School Nursery Katie O'Connor
Winnetka Public Schools Trisha Kocanda

At Large

Ursula Arsenault, VP Board Development

Cindy Brady, Past President

Holly Bressler
Sydney Clark

Katie Comstock

Paige Dempsey
Stephanie Figlioli
Debra Gaetano

Shara Godiwalla, VP Evaluation

Paige Goettel
Stephanie Graves, Funds Manager

Kathy Hardy

Gina Mathews, VP Programs

Katie McClement
Tracey McDowell, Past-President
Deepa Mehta

Emily Rose
Aileen Scommegna

Missy Shinall

Kate Van Vlack

Emily Walker, VP Communications

Emilee Wolfe, Treasurer

ADDITIONAL MEMBER SCHOOLS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Baker Demonstration School Merle Scharmann & Denise Boswell

Chicago Botanic Garden Nature Preschool Ann Halley

Deerfield School District 109 Marcie Faust

Family Service of Glencoe Kathy Livingston

Glenview Methodist Preschool Karen Coan

Harkness House for Children Patti Ruffin

North Shore School District 112 Dr. Kristin Swanson

Ravinia Nursery School Kathy Olsen

Ronald Knox Montessori Blythe Silva

Rose Hall Montessori Stephanie Howard

St. Francis Xavier School Chris Zeman

Trinity Church Nursery School Sue Gaertner

 

ADVISORY BOARD
Abby Adams, M.D.
Dr. Marcia Adelman
George Alexoff, Northfield Park District

Jerry Barton, North Shore Special Recreation Association
Reagan Brasch, Music Institute of Chicago
Mary Pat Collins

Justin Constantino, Kenilworth Park District

Christy Crabtree, North Shore Special Education District
Terry Dason, Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce
Meliss Durbin, Christ Church Children's Programs
Dr. Mary Frances Greene, Middlefork School

Mary Herzberg

Dr. Peg Hoskin

Joni Johnson
Mary Johnson, All Things Bright and Beautiful Preschool

Anne Kelly

DeDe Kern, Northfield Park District

John Kiwala, Kenilworth Park District

Maria Kurt, French School

Jennifer McManus, Sears School
Michelle McKenna

Dr. Julie Pfeffer,Crow Island School
Barbara Plochman
Diana Mendley Rauner, Ounce of Prevention Fund

Jim Reuter, Northfield Park District
Cindy Ritchell, Willow Wood Preschool

Toby Ross, Winnetka Park District

Merle Scharmann, Baker Demonstration School
Patti Schmidt, Winnetka Community House

Mike Scholl, Josselyn Center for Mental Health

Lenna Silberman Scott, Counseling Center of the North Shore

Barbara Tubekis, Volunteer Center of New Trier Township

Louis Weiss, Ph.D.


Board of Directors Emeritus

Dr. Donald Monroe

Catherine Reichelderfer

 

National Advisory Board
Dr. Thomas Hagerman, New York

Dr. Mary Herrmann, Illinois
Jane Holtz, Connecticut
Char Howland, Indiana
Dr. Becky van der Bogert, Florida

Dr. Linda Vieth, Illinois

Patty Washburn, Wyoming

Presidents' Council
Julie Ann Carroll
Kelley Fead
Debbie Morton
Val Maniscalco
Linda Ball
Kristen Donahue
Susan Gould
Susan Schmitt
Erika Kreisa

Cindy Brady

Tracey McDowell

Robin VanderMolen

Christie Baker

 

9-12-17