We are warm, professional, enthusiastic, passionate, and knowledgeable, …but it’s not about us.

It’s ultimately about the children and families we must all skillfully, thoughtfully, coach into The Thrive Zone

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Cheri Reaves, MA.Ed

Principal Consultant, specializes in developing  Culturally, Linguistically Responsive, Relevant, Trauma Sensitive programs; Systems Change (Coaching)

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Hyacinth Frank-Stephans

Early Care and Education;Specializes in developing culturally responsive learning environments for birth to five; family engagement (Coaching)

Maria del Pilar Gutiérrez Téllez,M.Ed

School-age; Specializes in developing culturally responsive classroom experiences for TK-3 learning communities; family engagement

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Karen Penet, LCSW RPT-S

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, Specializes in Trauma-Informed Practice

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Andrea Zarate, M. Ed

Leadership,Specializes in culturally responsive special needs and Infant Mental Health; Bilingual Spanish and English (coaching)

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Kristen Reaves

Health Educator, specializes in developing Community Trauma- Informed programs and services for schools and agencies.


Margaret “Peggy” Schauer,  PHD

Specializes in culturally responsive elementary & secondary teaching, administrator practice, and Inquiry-based learning