Tracy Weaver has been with PennAEYC since 2010 serving in a variety of capacities, including coordinating electronic communications and social media as well as helping to organize the company's events. She is a PQAS certified specialty discipline instructor and enjoys conducting professional development sessions with early education professionals in the areas of advocacy, leadership and family relationship development.
Tracy serves as lead staff person on PennAEYC's work with the Pre-K for PA and Start Strong PA Campaigns. The bulk of her time is spent working to build campaign efforts and presence in Central Pennsylvania. In her early years with PennAEYC, Tracy was one of the leaders in the organization's 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 17 years with a focus on helping school districts and early care and education programs work together to support children and families in meeting the educational needs of children. Prior to PennAEYC, she coordinated the Early Care and Education Project (LEARN Team) at Community Action 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.