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Find a Facilitator

HOPE now offers a Train the Facilitator program.

If you or your organization is interested in becoming a certified HOPE facilitator, contact us here!

We also have certified HOPE facilitators popping up around the world. To find a list of HOPE facilitators near you, choose your state below. Please note that facilitators are being added regularly. If there isn’t a local HOPE facilitator near you yet, you can always reach out to us to facilitate your training!

Facilitators Near You

Darryl Chairez
dchairez@ymcasd.org
Specialist-Quality Support Diversity Inclusion
YMCA San Diego CRS
San Diego, California

LaTysa Flowers
latysaflowers@gmail.com
Specialist-Quality Support Diversity Inclusion
YMCA of San Diego County
San Diego, California

Brandi Paniagua
bpaniagua@ymcasd.org
Coordinator & Trainer
YMCA of SD County
San Diego, California

Ariane Porras
aporras@ymcasd.org
Trainer
YMCA Childcare Resource Service
San Diego, California

Lodia Ruiz
Lruiz@ymcasd.org
Program Director
YMCA CRS
San Diego, California

Aimee Zeitz
azeitz@ymcasd.org
Regional Director
YMCA of San Diego County
San Diego, California

Vanessa Hernandez Spagnoli
nessahernandez289@gmail.com
Founder,
The Resiliency Lab
Sacramento, California

Rebecca Levenson
rebecca@rebeccalevenson.com
Senior Health Policy Analyst
Rebecca Levenson Consulting
Berkeley, California

Robyn Reagan
robyn@circleofriends.org
Program Director/Lead Trainer
Circle of Friends- The Path to Inclusion
Los Angeles, California

Missy Berglund
mberglund@illuminatecolorado.org
Education Program Manager
Illuminate Colorado
Aurora, Colorado

Maria Long
maria.long09@gmail.com
Independent Consultant/Trainer
Port Orange, Florida

Danell Spillman
danespillm@aol.com
Program Director,
Bayou Lotus Corporation
Walker, Louisiana

Amie Myrick
amie.myrick@gmail.com
Training Consultant
No More Stolen Childhoods,
Senior Program Analyst
NACCHO,
Licensed Clinical Counselor
Perry, Maryland

Jennifer Redding
Jennifer.redding@umm.edu
Executive Director of Behavioral Health
University of Maryland- Upper Chesapeake Health
Klein Family Harford Crisis Center
Bel Air, Maryland

Kaela Dunn
Kaela.Dunn@umassmed.edu
Project Coordinator
UMass Chan Medical School/Commonwealth Medicine
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Michael Austin
maustin@ecic4kids.org
Training and Technical Assistant
Early Childhood Investment Corporation
Lansing, Michigan

Sharon (Sherry) Bennett
sbennett@vbisd.org
Coordinator (GSC Director)
Van Buren Great Start Collaborative
Lawrence, Michigan

Rachael Birgy
rbirgy@eupschools.org
Training and Technical Assistance Specialist
Northern Early Childhood Support Network
Kalkaska, Michigan

Heidi Coggins
cogginsh@michigan.gov
Grant Coordinator
Michigan Children’s Trust Fund
Lansing, Michigan

Joda Grimes
jgrimes@ecic4kids.org
Early Childhood Investment Corporation
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Evi Lindquist
elindquist@ecic4kids.org
Consultant, Training and Technical Assistance
Early Childhood Investment Corporation
Lansing, Michigan

Chandrika Payton
cpayton@ecic4kids.org
License Exempt Provider Project Supervisor
Early Childhood Investment Corporation
Flint, Michigan

Jennifer Rountree
jrountree@ecic4kids.org
Technical Assistance Counsultant and CLASS Certified Trainer
Early Childhood Investment Corporation
Holt, Michigan

Emily Schuster-Wachsberger
wachsbergere@michigan.gov
Local Coucil Coordinator
Michigan Children’s Trust Fund
Ann Arbor/Lansing, Michigan

Michelle Stevens
mstevens@micommunityaction.org
Director of Training and Member Services
MI Community Action
Lansing, Michigan

Holly Wingard
holly@wingard-consulting.com
Wingard Consulting, LLC
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Robin Hornkohl
rhornkohl@eupschools.org
Northern Early Childhood Support Network Project Administrator
Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate School District
Traverse City, Michigan

Amy Zarend
amy.zarend@monroeisd.us
Director
Great Start Collaborative of Monroe County
Monroe, Michigan

Debra Timmerman
debatimrn@gmail.com
Deb Timmerman & Associates, LLC
Wayland, Michigan

Gloria Sherman
parentingwithglo@yahoo.com
Consultant
Parenting and Teaching with G.L.O., LLC
Lapeer, Michigan

Maria Cook
mcook@ccresa.org
Early Childhood Professional Learning Specialist
Clinton County RESA/Office of Innovative Projects
DeWitt, Michigan

Veronica Pechumer
Veronica.pechumer@Oakland.k12.mi.us
Great Start Collaborative Director/Early Childhood Consultant
Oakland Schools
Waterford, Michigan

Christine Hodge
christine.hodge@oakland.k12.mi.us
Great Start Collaborative-Oakland
Waterford, Michigan

Jessica Turner
jess@stronghealthyfamilies.org
Trainer & CEO/Teacher
Strong Healthy Families/Berkley Schools
Clawson, Michigan

Christine Zimmerman
learningworksllc@gmail.com
Coach/ Consultant / Professional Development
LearningWorks, LLC
Michigan

Laura Pipis
lpipis@unitedwaymlc.org
Associate Director
United Way of Monroe/Lenawee Counties
Monroe, Michigan

Ann Ellison
Ann.Ellison@fairview.org
Director of Interfaith Health
Fairview health Services
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Angela Rau
Actt2022@gmail.com
Director of Program Innovations and Professional Development
Formerly Parents as Teachers National Center
Lake St. Louis, Missouri

June Ellestad
june.ellestad@ftbelknap.org
Grant Manager
Fort Belknap Tribal Health – Native Connections
Harlem, Montana

Patrice Baker
patrice@pinetreeinstitute.org
Director of Prevention Programs
Pinetree Institute
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Alana Dennis
adennis@safefamilies.net
Director- Ohio and PA
Safe Families for Children
Cleveland, Ohio

Lindsey Lynn
lindsey.lynn@centerstone.org
Community Health Worker
Centerstone
Columbia, Tennessee

Rachel Hanson
rachel.hanson@centerstone.org
Project Director Federal Healthy Start
Centerstone
Columbia, Tennessee

Kimberly Ladd
alignedhope@gmail.com
Consultant
Nashville, Tennessee

April Scott
april.scott@centerstone.org
Program Manager,
Centerstone
Columbia, Tennessee

Tameka Caldwell
tcaldwell@tacfs.org
Family Support Project Coordinator
Texas Alliance of Child & Family Services
Austin, Texas

Michele Tryon
michele.tryon@chkd.org
Community Outreach/Training and Education
Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters
Norfolk, Virginia

Shannon Valles
Shannon.M.Valles@wv.gov
Early Childhood Specialist
Choices CCR&R
Clarksburg, West Virginia

Linda Reeves
linda.j.reeves@wv.gov
Behavioral Consultant/Professional Development
Child Care Resource Center
Wheeling, West Virginia

Kaylyn Jennings
Kaylyn.M.Jennings@wv.gov
Behavioral Consultant
Mountain Heart Community Services
Princeton, West Virginia

Meagann Morris
Meagann.E.Morris@wv.gov
Behavioral Consultant
Choices CCR&R
Clarksburg, West Virginia

 

 

Saija Westerlund-Cook
saija.westerlund-cook@folkhalsan.fi
Expert
Folkhälsan (NGO in Finland)
Åbo, Finland

Catherine Kaplun
c.kaplun@westernsydney.edu.au
Research Fellow
Western Sydney University
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Nicole Peel
n.peel@westernsydney.edu.au
Lecturer, Researcher
Western Sydney University
Australia

Lynn Kemp
lynn.kemp@westernsydney.edu.au
Professor of Nursing
Western Sydney University
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Stacy Blythe
s.blythe@westernsydney.edu.au
Associate Professor
Western Sydney University
Australia

Rebekah Grace
rebekah.grace@westernsydney.edu.au
Director of the Centre for Transforming early Education and Child Health (TeEACH)
Western Sydney University
Campbelltown, New South Wales
Australia

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