Each team member contributes to not only our success, but yours as well!
Tina has been a Kentucky credentialed trainer for 21 years. She graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a BS degree in Early Childhood Education. She has 30 years of experience in early childhood education, working in Head Start as a Mentor Coach and a CLASS certified trainer and observer. She is a member of the Early Childhood Community Council and a certified CPR Instructor through AHA. She fulfilled her dream of beginning an online platform for the last 10 years. Her career as a trainer/business owner is not just about income but reflects her heart. She considerers her work as a conduit to demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ to all of her students and customers each and every day. Her heart desires to see positive changes in child care, improved training, better wages, and phenomenal mentorship for the next generation of leaders to come.
Jessica is a Kentucky credentialed trainer with expertise in family child care, center-based care, Early Head Start and Head Start, owning and directing, and state policy. She has graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a Masters in Special Education/ Emphasis in IECE and is currently working on her doctorate in Early Childhood Education. She is a reliable observer and trainer in ECERS-3 and has worked in Early Childhood Development for twenty years. She has worked closely with the CDA council as a PD Specialist and has trained early childhood staff in early education professional development for eight years. Her love and passion for young children’s growth developmentally and emotionally drives Jessica to excel within the early education field.
Susan Smith-Parks is a resident of Danville, KY where she is President of Hometown Kids, Inc. A lifelong learner, Susan has been in the Early Childhood field for 28 years as a Preschool Teacher, Infant Coordinator, Credentialed Trainer for Adult Learners, and as a business owner. She is passionate about equipping our youngest students with skills for success as adults. In our ever changing world, she continues to take classes and trainings that will impact her ability to make a difference for children.