FORA.tv Speaker - Joyce Wright

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Biography

Joyce Wright is Sacramento County Office of Education’s Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Support Services (early childhood, foster youth, prevention/health/mental wellness, research/assessment, homeless students, new teacher support, Sly Park Outdoor Education Center, and AVID). She has over 40 years of experience as an educator, teacher, school district coordinator, university instructor, supervisor of student teachers, educational researcher, and administrator of state and federal projects.

Ms. Wright’s interest and involvement with early education and care began with her initial position as a teacher at a child care center and continued to include teaching early childhood art at CSULA and CSU Sacramento; collaborating with higher education, the California Department of Education, and county offices of education to develop integrated programs for early childhood educators; spearheading local efforts for preschool expansion; and participating in various early childhood research and policy initiatives.

Furthermore, as a mother of triplets (now adults), she also understands the immediate and long-term impact of children’s experiences during their first five years.

1 Program

Transitional Kindergarten Implementation 101

11.08.11 | 01:18:16 min | 0 comments