Hello, I’m Shannon Ford

Professional Development Coordinator

At Child Care Answers I spend my time…

Developing the quarterly training calendar, talking on the phone, networking with community members, and supporting child care providers and my team.

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Master's of Education, Early Childhood Education

Favorite Subject in School


Professional Experience

PreK and kindergarten teacher, Center Director, Paths to QUALITY Coach, Professional Development Specialist, Conference presenter

When I “grew up”, I wanted to be...

The 1st Female Major League Baseball Player

My first job was...

Working at my grandma’s catering company

My favorite toy/game as a child...

Barbies, Hot Wheels, and Wiffle Ball

Outside of work, I like to...

Go to the movies, spend time with my family, and cheer on the Chicago Cubs!

As a child, I spent my time...

Being a tomboy

How can I help you?

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