Marcela G. Sweeney, Executive Director
Marcela G. Sweeney has a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education with Early Childhood licensure and a Bilingual Education endorsement along with an Infant Specialist Certificate. She works as a School Director for Educare West DuPage in West Chicago, IL which is a dual language early childhood school that braids federal, state, and private dollars to offer the highest quality early childhood education to prevent the achievement gap. Before coming to Educare, she had worked with the Office of Head Start’s training and technical assistance center for the state of Illinois supporting Head Start and Early Head Start programs around school readiness, family engagement and professional development. She also has had experience as a Literacy Coach for a federal Early Reading First grant where she coached and supported teachers in best practices around literacy and language development.