Executive Director, Educare Learning Network
Cynthia D. Jackson oversees the Educare Learning Network’s approach to Educare implementation and learning. Jackson designs, directs, and ensures the effective delivery of implementation assistance and consultation for Educare Schools. She also oversees the institutionalization of a comprehensive learning and development system for the expanding Educare Learning Network. She has devoted the last 20 years of her career to systems building, and program and training development and delivery for the early childhood field. Prior to coming to the Ounce, Jackson served as the director of the Midwest Learning Center for Family Support at Family Focus, Inc., and the national director of training and technical assistance for Healthy Families America at Prevent Child Abuse America. She received a bachelor of science in community and health education from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and her master of science in counseling and health education from the University of North Texas. She joined the Ounce in 2009.