Advisory Board

The Advisory Board will provide oversight to Project LEA and be available to provide advice and guidance. The Advisory Board is comprised of national leaders, Ohio leaders, parents of children with disabilities, ECSE supervisors, and ECSE teachers.

 Dr. Amy Allen

 ECE professor and parent of a preschooler with a disability

 Ms. Jessica Branch

 Former Preschool ECSE Supervisor and Current Doctoral student at UT

 Ms. Gretchen Estreicher

 EC coordinator for regional State Support Team in SE Ohio

 Ms. Heather Gaskins

 EC Consultant for Regional State Support team in NW Ohio

 Dr. Kathy Hebbeler

 Principal Investigator for the National Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO) Center

 Dr. Sarah Jackson

 EC coordinator for regional State Support Team in NE Ohio

 Ms. Delisa Nelson

 Manager of EC services for NW Ohio Head Start agency

 Dr. Amy Santos

 ECSE professor and national leader in personnel preparation

 Dr. Margie Spino

 EC Consultant for Regional State Support team in NW Ohio

 Ms. Sheila Torio

 ECSE teacher

 Ms. Kathy Whaley

 Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center) policy consultant

 Ms. Barbara Weinberg

 Coordinator of Ohio’s Preschool ECSE programs and parent of a child with disabilities

 Dr. Sue Zake

 Director of ODE’s Office for Exceptional Children

Last Updated: 3/23/15