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“As child care coordinator for Redwood City, California for over 20 years, Ms. Anderson has facilitated supply-building and quality improvements in community child care and early education programs and facilities. She is the author of Planning for Child Care in California.”

 

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Kristen Anderson, Ph.D

Affiliate Specialist

Dr. Anderson is a child care planner, coordinator and consultant who has developed child care policies and strategies for public and private agencies. As child care coordinator for Redwood City, California for over 20 years, she has facilitated supply-building and quality improvements in community child care and early education programs and facilities. She is the author of Planning for Child Care in California (Solano Press Books, 2006). She has been involved with the development and roll-out of San Mateo County’s Preschool for All pilot project, and has worked with the Local Investment in Child Care Project in San Mateo County for a decade. Kristen is an experienced preschool and child care teacher, parent of three sons, and college instructor, and she holds a Ph.D. in Education from Stanford and a Master’s degree in Child Development.

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