Organization: Resources for Infant Educarers® (RIE®)
Ruth Anne Hammond, M.A., author of Respecting Babies: A New Look at Magda Gerber’s RIE Approach (Zero to Three 2009), is a RIE® Mentor, having studied under its founder, Magda Gerber. She is on the Resources for Infant Educarers® Board of Directors and was President from 2005 to 2011. She taught in the Human Development Department at Pacific Oaks College for 18 years, and was Master Teacher in its Infant/Toddler-Parent Program for 1996 – 2013. She lectures and teaches internationally and throughout the U.S. on the topic of infant and toddler care and education. Hammond studies interpersonal neurobiology with world renowned psychologist and theorist, Dr. Allan N. Schore of the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.