Betsy Carlin, MS-ECS spent the first 25 years of her career as a public school teacher and an early childhood program administrator. Currently she splits her time as an on the floor teacher/facilitator in a toddler classroom and as an Early Childhood Consultant specializing in leadership development. This combination allows her to have fresh stories from her classroom to share as she works to promote and raise the status of the early childhood field. She is also a dedicated volunteer leader with experience on multiple boards of directors, including The Children’s Learning Center in Teton and Sublette Counties, Wyoming; the Wyoming Early Childhood Association in the roles of President and VP of public policy; and chair of the NAEYC Affiliate Council. Betsy grew up in Ohio and now resides with her family in Wilson, WY where she loves to hike, bike, and ski.