Magalia, California
Infant Toddler Specialist
WestEd - D2 - Infant Toddler Care
Lori Gladding is currently a Child Development Consultant with First 5 California working with the CARES Plus Program.

Gladding prior professional experience includes: 15 years as Program Director for Eureka City Schools Teen Parent Program and site supervisor for a child care site for children from birth to three years old. Over 21 years working with infants and toddlers and more than 32 years experience working in Early Childhood Education. Experience working in Head Start programs, state funded programs, resource and referral agency and private child care program. Training Experience with family child care and center based programs and experience teaching in the community colleges and part time instructor with CSUS College of Continuing Education.

Gladding holds a BA in Human Development from Pacific Oaks College and MS in Education from Walden University.