Program Advisory Board

Our Program Advisory Board (PAB) consists of community members who are invested in the ongoing professional development of early childhood education professionals. The primary purpose of the advisory committee is to help shape the development the program and its policies. PAB members are critical in helping our program stay connected to the evolving needs of our community and profession.

Meka Riggins, Chair
Childcare Aware of Washington
Program Manager

Debbie Barnes
Associated Recreation Council
Professional Development Coordinator

Bobbie Bender
Director, Lil People’s World
Alumna of North Seattle College

Sally Holloway
Whatcom Community College
Program Director/Consultant

Laura McAlister
Independent Consultant

Julius Moss
Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning
Early Learning Policy Specialist

Karol Swenson
Consultant, Early Childhood Education
Alumna of North Seattle College

Washington Department of Early Learning
Professional Development Representative