NINET MORADI, BA, MA, has more than 20 years of experience in the field of early childhood education. She is an early childhood education professional advisor with the California Child Development Training Consortium. She has run her own child care program and has worked as administrator of many child care centers with different philosophies, programs, and settings. She has helped several state-funded, for-profit, and nonprofit programs obtain licensing and launch high quality programs. Moradi has a Bachelor’s degree in Education and Master’s degree in Psychology. She has a California Child Development Director permit, holds certificates in Computerized Bookkeeping and Child Trauma, and is completing an Applied Behavior Analysis program. She has volunteered as a court-appointed child advocate for many years and began teaching at UCSC Extension in 2014.