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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

PQAS certified.  Training in multiple topics, including CDA.  Sessions can be conveniently located at your site. 

 


CONTACT INFO:

For additional information call Karen at 717-314-8368 or email to krucker@RespectingChildren.com

Karen Rucker, M.S.
Early Childhood/SAC Master Trainer

717-314-8368

Karen Rucker, M.S.

 

EDUCATING EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONALS IN DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PRACTICES AND RESPECTFUL INTERACTIONS WITH CHILDREN.

 

Ms. Rucker has more than 30 years experience in early care and education, having held multiple roles as teacher, director, education coordinator, trainer, mentor, and multi-site manager in a variety of educational settings including urban, suburban, for-profit, non-profit, government-based, and a university lab school; in centers as small as 76 capacity and as large as 227 capacity, including start-ups and fix-ups.


Along the way, Ms. Rucker has led three child care centers to NAEYC accreditation; a national hallmark of quality in early childhood education.  She has presented at numerous local & national professional conferences and has been a consultant on multiple projects throughout the eastern corridor.  Karen also has considerable experience teaching early childhood coursework at several colleges and universities. 


This wealth of experience brings a unique perspective to her work with early childhood staff and administration.


For more information on professional development, please contact Karen Rucker at her office 717-314-8368 or send an email inquiry to krucker@RespectingChildren.com