Committed to achieving excellence through a comprehensive
range of consulting services tailored to the needs of each individual client
Dr. Gretchen Anderson has been a consultant on
the design development and/or childcare planning of eight childcare
center projects. She has also provided technical consultant services
to clients ranging from local capacity building, organizational development,
and small business start-up to interpersonal relations and effective
communication training. A pioneer in the field, Gretchen was the founding
CEO of two non-profit business alliances focused on employer-supported
childcare. She was a founding member of the City of Los Angeles Child
Care Advisory Board and the California Child Care Coordinators Network.
Dr. Anderson just completed nine years as Dean of the Social Sciences
Division at Pasadena City College and is now the Dean of the School
of Continuing and Professional Studies at Bellarmine University in
Louisville, Kentucky. Currently, Gretchen also serves as the Treasurer
on the Board of Directors of the College and University Work/Family
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Dr. Dianne Philibosian has had a
thirty-year career as a professor and administrator in higher education.
She currently serves as a Regent of the University of the Pacific,
Stockton, California. She earned her M.S. and Ph.D. in Early Childhood
Education from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale where she
served as the Director of the Head Start Leadership Development Program
for the south 62 counties of Illinois during the early seventies.
In addition to her academic experience, she is very active in the
childcare community and serves as a Governor's appointee to the State
of California Child Development Policy Advisory Committee and many
other public and community service boards. She has been an active
advocate for high quality childcare as she participates in the formulation
of legislation and works closely with local elected officials. Dr.
Philibosian is also frequently sought out as a speaker on the issue
of organizational strategies for employer-supported childcare. She
has developed childcare centers, established non-profit corporations,
and has consulted throughout the U.S., Mexico, Japan and Guam in the
area of childcare curriculum.
She is the co-author of Removing Barriers
to Child Care Development as well a variety
of articles and conference presentations for local, state, national
and international organizations on a broad spectrum of topics from
child care development to methods of using play, storytelling, and
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