Evelyn Efinger, MS Ed

Description: Child Development Specialist/Educator/Administrator

Current Position: Independent Consultant and Mentor,  Albany NY

  • 30+ years of experience in Head Start, Early Head Start, child care, Child Care Resource and Referral
  • Managed the NYS Network of Infant Toddler Specialists in the Child Care Resource and Referral agencies whose goal is to improve the quality of child care for babies and toddlers across New York State
  • Leadership positions in statewide efforts to promote cross disciplinary dialogue and networking amongst professionals who work with infants, toddlers and their families through activities such as the NYS Infancy Conferences in 2004 and 2005 and statewide Infancy Summits in 2007 and 2008
  • 2007 national ZERO TO THREE Fellow. Developed a manual for states to consider for the orientation and ongoing training of Infant Toddler Specialists
  • Experience with college and community based training and education for adults working in early care and education
  • BS Clinical Psychology, MS Ed. Early Childhood Education with a specialization in Infants and Toddlers