Marla Segal, On My Way Pre-K Project Director
firstname.lastname@example.org / 317.452.0380
Marla Segal comes to Indiana AEYC with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Indiana University and 16 years of experience in Early Childhood Education. Marla has worked closely with On My Way Pre-K program since conception in 2015. Within Marla’s years of experience, she has also held several key positions in the ECE field; a Director of a PTQ Level 4 and NAEYC Accredited Child Care Center, Assistant Director, Office Manager, and a Pre-K teacher. Outside of work, Marla likes to bake and spend time with her family!
LaKesha Fillmore, On My Way Pre-K Project Manager
lakesha.fillmore@fssa.IN.gov / 317.509.0928
Lakesha Fillmore is a Pre-K Project Manager serving Marion County and the surrounding area. She has a bachelor’s degree in Child Development and Family Life from Indiana State University. Lakesha most recently served the Association as a T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA Professional Development Advisor. She has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in early childhood education and family services while holding various positions, including a social worker, developmental therapist, counselor, and case manager. An Indianapolis native, in her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her children and singing in her church choir.
Erica A. Woodward, On My Way Pre-K Project Manager
email@example.com / 812.260.0011
Erica Woodward is a Pre-K Project Manager for the Southern Indiana region. She holds a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Development and a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Communications. She has worked for the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, and as a preschool teacher. Erica has been with the Pre-K program since 2015 and took a leading role in the statewide texting communications pilot. Today, Pre-K Managers utilize this text method to increase communication avenues with families. In her leisure time, Erica enjoys spending time with her three children.
Jody Bono, On My Way Pre-K Project Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org / 219.384.8426
Jody Bono is the Pre-K Project Manager serving Lake County. She comes to Indiana AEYC with a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and 25 years of Early Childhood experience. Jody has held several key positions in the early childhood education field, previously a center Director of a Level 4 Path to Quality Center for twelve years, Lead Teacher, and taught children two through five years of age. Jody works to meet the needs of children and families through recruitment, family engagement activities with lasting results and quality enhancements in the On My Way Pre-K Program.
Kimberly J. Gordon, On My Way Pre-K Project Manager
email@example.com / 765.480.5135
Kimberly Gordon comes to Indiana AEYC with a Master of Arts degree in Psychology and Education from Pepperdine University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Ball State University. Kim has held several positions, most recently she worked as a lead teacher for the Early Head Start program. She is also taking a course in Spanish language to be a better resource and support to families in Grant, Howard, and Tippecanoe counties. When not focusing on the On My Way Pre-K Project, Kim enjoys reading and traveling.
Emily Syslo, On My Way Pre-K Project Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org / 574.218.2641
Emily Syslo comes to INAEYC with a master’s certificate in Early Childhood from Ball State University and a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the Indiana University of South Bend. Emily has held a position as Center Director of a childcare center for 3 years. During her tenure, the facility received its nationally accredited of Level 4 in Paths to QUALITY™ rating. Emily has previously held positions as a paraprofessional in a local school, PD Specialist, Assistant Director, and preschool teacher. Her passions in the early childhood field include working with other EC professionals and supporting family engagement practices.
Crystal Moore, On My Way Pre-K Project Manager
email@example.com / 812.230.1983
Crystal Moore is the On My Way Pre-K Project Manager for Monroe and Vigo Counties. She comes to INAEYC with a Bachelor of Science in Child Development and Family Life with a minor in community health. Crystal has worked in the Early Childhood Education field for more than 15 years. She is currently pursuing her Master of Education in Teaching and Learning with a concentration in Early Childhood.
Crystal previously held positions including Referral Specialist, Paths to QUALITYTM Coach, and an Inclusion Specialist. In her spare time, Crystal enjoys boxing, exercise, biking, hiking, and exploring with her family.
Cheryl Tyler, On My Way Pre-K Project Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org / 317.358.9698
Cheryl Tyler is a Pre-K Project Manager serving Marion and Hamilton Counties. She comes to INAEYC with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Indiana University. Cheryl’s most recently held position was with Child Care Resource and Referral Agency as an Outreach Coordinator.
Cheryl’s passion is helping families succeed in every aspect, especially the education of their children. This passion has been a motivator for Cheryl working in the field of Education for over 25 years. She has held many positions including Elementary Teacher, Pre-K Teacher, Assistant Director in a Level 4 PTQ center. In her spare time, Cheryl likes to spend time with her family, traveling, and watching softball.
Cindy Gould, On My Way Pre-K Project Manager
email@example.com / 765.623.6783
Cindy Gould holds a Master of Arts in Education from Ball State University, with a certificate in program Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, with a minor in special education, from St. Mary of the Woods College. She has over 25 years of experience in the field of Early Childhood and has held a variety of positions from program cook, driver, classroom teacher to Director. She worked at a Level 4 Paths to Quality NAEYC Accredited program for several years in her journey.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also likes to go hiking, kayaking, and reading.
Sarah Anderson, On My Way Pre-K Project Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org / 219.384.9657
Sarah Anderson is a Pre-K Project Manager serving Adams, Allen, Dekalb, Huntington, Jay and Wells Counties. She comes to INAEYC with a Master’s degree in Management and a minor in Early Childhood Education. Sarah has worked in the Early Childhood Education field for over 30 years. She has extensive experience in the ECE field and has held several positions. During her career, she has held positions as a Director of Registered Ministries, Corporations, Hospitals, Head Start, standalone facilities and Non-Profits. Sarah has held a coaching position with Early Learning Indiana, Bona Vista and as an Outreach Specialist.
Amy Bishopp, On My Way Pre-K Project Manager
email@example.com / 463.483.6528
Amy Bishopp is a Pre-K Project Manager serving Bartholomew, Jackson, Johnson, Shelby, Jennings, Brown, Ripley, Decatur, Dearborn, Lawrence, and Franklin Counties. Amy comes to INAEYC with a BS in Education from Butler University and a MS in Education from IUPUI Indianapolis. She brings over 25 years of Early Childhood Education experience including Kindergarten Teacher, Center Director, CDA Instructor, and ECE Adjunct Faculty at Ivy Tech Community College. Most recently Amy completed volunteer service with the Peace Corps teaching in the Eastern Caribbean and teaching at the International School of Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago. In her spare time, Amy enjoys hiking and traveling.
Vanessa Wagler, On My Way Pre-K Project Manager
Vanessa Wagler is the Pre-K Project Manager serving Posey, Vanderburgh, Gibson, Daviess, Martin, Pike, Dubois, Warrick, Spencer, and Perry Counties. Vanessa comes to INAEYC with a Master of Science degree in Special Education from Purdue Northwest and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Southern Indiana. In the early part of her career, Vanessa spent 15 years as a director of early childhood programs. During that time, she served at a Level 3 PTQ registered ministry, a Level 4 PTQ, NAEYC accredited center. Most recently, Vanessa worked as a Special Education Teacher for elementary-age students with emotional disabilities. In her spare time, Vanessa enjoys traveling with her family, watching baseball, and attending performing arts productions.
LaDonna Wright, On My Way Pre-K Project Manager
LaDonna Wright is the Pre-K Project Manager serving Saint Joseph, Starke, Marshall Pulaski, Fulton White, Cass, and Carroll Counties.
LaDonna has worked in the ECE field for 25 years, 16 years have been a program director, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. Ladonna’s passion to ensure children receive the quality early education they deserve. Ladonna has done photography for 20 years. She has three children and two amazing dogs.