Christina Parker has over 20 years of experience in organizational leadership, systems building, quality initiatives consulting, and high level training/technical assistance positions in the Early Childhood and Business industries. She is currently a Senior Technical Specialist with ICF serving as a Systems Specialist with the HS TTA system for Region IV Head Start. She started her journey in Head Start over 20 years ago working in various positions at the grantee level. She has since then served as: Senior Vice President of a National Franchise, Training and Technical Assistance coordinator for the CCR&R, Executive Director for the NAEYC state affiliate in GA, and an Early Childhood Specialist for the Region IV HS TTA system. She is passionate about developing and investing in others and creating sustainable positive social change that will result in better outcomes for our children and families.