Location
Shingle Springs, California
Title
Child Development Consultant
Organization
California Department of Education - Early Learning and Care Division
County
El Dorado
Languages
English
Heather McClellan-Brandusa is a Child Development Consultant in the Quality Improvement Office in the Early Learning and Care Division (ELCD) of the California Department of Education and acts as the Infant and Toddler specialist for quality improvement activities involving infant and toddler care, working on contracts providing training, resources, and publications to support the field of infant/toddler care providers.

Prior to entering state service, McClellan-Brandusa was involved in Early Education for more than 15 years. She has served as an infant/toddler care provider working in center-based, family child care, and home-based programs, as an internal monitor for Head Start/Early Head Start, and as an Early Head Start administrator.

McClellan-Brandusa holds a BA in child development from California State University, Sacramento with an emphasis in Infant and Toddler care and an MS in special education from National University, Sacramento.