Speaker

Maria Sierra-Juarez
Early Childhood Consultant

Maria Sierra-Juarez, early childhood consultant, began her career in early childhood education as a parent volunteer, in her son’s preschool classroom, over thirty years ago. Her professional experience includes establishing and directing a dual language preschool and a children’s language school. Maria has also held educational management positions for Head Start, and School Readiness programs in the greater Hartford area, including directing a nationally awarded neighborhood Family Center.

Family and Childcare Matters, LLC, Maria’s early childhood educational consulting company presents professional development trainings, provides technical assistance support and mentoring/coaching to early childhood communities statewide and nationally.