Chief Engagement Officer
Organization: Engagement Strategies, LLC
Organization 2: Early Childhood Investigations Webinars
Currently the Chief Engagement Officer of Engagement Strategies, LLC, her national marketing, social media, and publishing consulting firm, Fran Simon has been a professional Early Childhood educator and a passionate technologist since 1981.
After 15 years as a multi-site child care administrator, she ventured to follow her dreams to a new career in marketing and Internet development. In her subsequent roles in marketing and technology product development at a national early childhood publishing company, and a child care advocate for a national non-profit organization, she developed expertise in new areas with her eye on the national early childhood scene. In every position, the confluence of early childhood, technology and new media have always been at the heart of her work.
Through Engagement Strategies, Fran currently offers services to educational publishing companies, early childhood software developers, nonprofit organizations and associations, and small businesses. She is a contributing author for Child Care information Exchange, frequently presents at national early childhood conferences, and offers online meeting and webinar services. Fran often provides in-depth training and coaching, as well as onsite and online presentations on social media and webinar production. In 2010, Fran founded and operates Early Childhood Investigations, a free webinar series for early childhood administrators.
Fran has a BA in Early Childhood Education, and a M.Ed. in Early Childhood Curriculum and Instruction . She served as a Board Member and Vice President of the Technology and Young Children Interest Forum of NAEYC for several years.