Staff

We work with you to support high-quality care and education for young children.

Trent Abbate Communications Manager
Monica Aston Early Learning Program Engagement Specialist 412.506.1365
Nicole Banner Family Development Specialist 412.867.5888
Toni Beasley Director of The Homewood Early Learning Hub & Family Center 412.728.0440
Colleen Bones Early Learning Program Engagement Specialist 412.287.9075
Holly Cessna Health & Safety Coach 412.812.1544
Cara Ciminillo Executive Director 412.421.7883
Sierra Farmer Early Learning Program Engagement Specialist 412.287.9104
Elizabeth Foreman Quality Coach 412.224.7783
Andrea Gardner Quality Coach 412.863.8181
Loni Gooden Workforce Development Strategist
Judy Graca Director of Quality Initiatives Projects
Sarah Grubb Everyday Interactions Design Strategist 412.339.9832
Lisa Hall Early Learning Program Engagement Specialist 412.287.9095
Krista Haney Early Head Start Coach 412.513.9885
Theresa Hetler Workforce Development Strategist 412.567.3329
Allison Hritz Professional Learning Coordinator
Jayme Jordan Home Based Child Care Coach 412.657.5122
Kathryn Klawinski Data Analyst
Katie Kohlmiller Early Literacy Strategist 412.287.9084
Bliss Letang Director of Early Learning Program Engagement 412.350.2877
Jennifer McKain Early Head Start Coach 412.657.5286
Jasmine Mercedes Quality Coach 412.224.3713
Jillian Miller Quality Coach 412.670.0684
Jeff Milliner Communications Manager
Shawna Mohler Quality Coach 412.863.8210
Mikaela Nagg Workforce Development Strategist 412.567.3598
Emily Neff Director of Public Policy 412.567.4163
Brianca Pal Administrative Assistant 412.545.5039
Schnika Pamplin Family Development Specialist 412.785.6337
George Pashel Accountant
Nicole Paulovich STARS Designator 412.515.9814
Lindsey Perry Quality Coach 412.224.7309
Janis Pherson Early Learning Program Engagement Specialist 412.287.9061
Maria Pisano Director of Community Relations 412.421.3734
Lindsey Ramsey Assistant Director of Policy and Practice 412.567.4173
Allison Robinson Leadership Development Strategist 412.515.4988
Jennifer Salaway Curriculum Development Strategist 412.567.1305
Perrinda Sandiford Quality Coach 412.670.4035
Jan Sapotichne Associate Executive Director, Trying Together | Assistant Director/Director of Quality Support Services, ELRC Region 5 412.350.3604
Alicia Sebastian Collaborations & Supports Strategist 412.513.9885
Sharon Seitam Operations Manager 412.421.3889
Peter Sloan Director of Administration 412.567.4391
Katie Streiff Quality Coach 412.812.4536
Lindsey Vicoria Professional Growth Strategist 412.567.4386
Neil Walker Family Development Specialist 412.728.2892
Charzzi White Director of Coach Development 412.430.2433
Heidi Winkler Assistant Director of Communications 412.916.8703
Kathy Wolfe STARS Designator 412.224.0416
Adam James Zahren Assistant Director of Playful Pittsburgh Collaborative
Kim Zimmerman Grants Manager 412.567.1004