Outreach and Communications Coordinator
Tracy serves as lead staff person on PennAEYC's work in the Pre-K for PA and Start Strong PA Campaigns where she works to strengthen campaign efforts and presence in Central and Northern Pennsylvania. She also coordinates communications and social media for PennAEYC.
Tracy has been with PennAEYC since 2010. She is a PQAS certified specialty discipline instructor conducting professional development sessions with early education professionals in the areas of advocacy, leadership and family relationship development. In her early years with PennAEYC, Tracy lead the BEST Initiative where she worked with approximately 35 school districts across Pennsylvania to share the importance and benefits of engaging with the early education community.
Tracy has been involved in early care and education for 20 years with a focus on advocacy and helping early care and education programs support children and families. Prior to PennAEYC, she coordinated the Early Care and Education Project (LEARN Team) in Jefferson and Clarion Counties for 8 years. Tracy has a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Family Development Credential from Temple University and lives in rural Clearfield County.