Sharon Ellerbrook’s Conscious Discipline journey began in 2016 at a National Association of the Education of Young Children conference. From the moment she walked into the first session, she found herself completely taken over by the presenter on stage who seemed to be speaking an entirely different language about meeting the needs of children when […]
Hertia MimsCertified Instructor
Hertia Mims is a Dayton, Ohio native, a wife to Theodis Mims and mother of three leading daughters. Hertia has worked in early childhood education for 27 years. After teaching in private, public and Head Start programs, she began providing mentoring, support, professional development, and coaching to early childhood educators for Preschool Promise. She specializes in social emotional learning. She is CLASS observer, Maxwell Leadership Certified Team Member and Sinclair College graduate and entrepreneur.
Dr. Valerie J. ParkerCertified Instructor
Dr. Valerie J. Parker is passionate about working with others to improve the quality of education for underprivileged and historically marginalized students. This dedication has driven her 10+ years in education and her current role as an Assistant Principal at Langley Elementary School in Washington D.C. Dr. Parker’s previous positions as a general/special education teacher […]
Latoria MarcellusCertified Instructor
Latoria G. Marcellus has more than 18 years of experience in education as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, and coach. As a champion for education, Latoria created a two-generation nonprofit organization to uplift students and families in her hometown of Dayton, Ohio. She also served as an equity coach to school districts in Montgomery County, […]
Crystal HowardCertified Instructor
Crystal Howard is an aunt, sister, and friend with 26 years of experience in childcare. She has a M.A. in Talent and Development from Tusculum University and will obtain her Women Lead Certificate from the University of Dayton in August 2023. Crystal is a catalyst for change using her passion for coaching to empower others.
Tanyelle L. HannahCertified Instructor
Tanyelle L. Hannah takes an integrated approach to parenting and to education. As a mother, sister, friend and currently a transformational principal at Mays Academy, she has dedicated her time and talents over her 40+ years in education to ensure that the whole child and the whole educator are holistically nurtured and valued. She believes […]