Advisory Council

Joan Almon
Founding Director
U.S. Alliance for Childhood

Stanley C. Finkle, MS
Director, Elementary Education
North Syracuse Central School District

Kathleen E. Fite, EdD
Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Texas State University – San Marcos

Joe Frost, EdD, LHD
(Member Emeritus)
Parker Centennial Professor, Emeritus
University of Texas

Martha Garcia-Sellers, PhD
Assistant Professor,Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development
Director, Home-School Connection Program
Tufts University

Walter S. Gilliam, PhD
Assistant Professor, Yale Child Study Center
Director, The Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy
Yale University

Jim Grant
Executive Director
Staff Development for Educators

Carla Horwitz, PhD
Director
Calvin Hill Day Care Center and Kitty Lustman-Findling Kindergarten

Sharon Lynn Kagan, EdD
Co-Director
National Center for Children and Families Teachers College, Columbia University

Ming Li, MD
Professor, Child Neuro-habilitation Clinic
The First Hospital of Peking University

Tina Mannarino, PhD
Supervisor, Early Childhood Education
New Haven Public Schools

Dorothea Marsden, MEd
(Member Emeritus)
Educational Consultant
Author of Work Sampling and OUNCE Scale

Linda Mayes, MD
Arnold Gesell Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology
Yale Child Study Center

Rae Pica
Director
Moving & Learning

Rima Shore, PhD
Adelaide Weismann Chair in Educational Leadership
Bank Street College of Education

Dorothy Singer, PhD
Senior Research Associate, Yale Child Study Center
Co-Director, Family TV Research and Consultation Center

Jerome Singer, PhD
Professor of Psychology, Emeritus, Yale Child Study Center
Co-Director, Family TV Research and Consultation Center

Fred Volkmar, MD
Director, Child Study Center
Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology
Yale University School of Medicine

Mary Lee Weber
Director of Business Development
Cashman & Katz Integrated Communications