Organization: Resources for Infant Educarers® (RIE®)
Ruth Anne Hammond is the author of Respecting Babies: A Guide to Educaring for Parents and Professionals (Zero to Three, 2019), and is a consultant for infant/toddler care and education. She teaches and mentors parents and professionals as a RIE Associate with Resources for Infant Educarers in the US and abroad. She served on RIE’s board for many years and was President from 2006 through 2011. She was on the faculty of Pacific Oaks College & Children’s School as both a member of the Senior Adjunct Faculty and a Master Teacher in the Infant/Toddler-Parent Program from 1996 to 2014. She is on the board of directors of Families Forward Learning Center in Pasadena, CA and serves as chair of the Programs Advisory Committee.
Ms. Hammond earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from Southern Methodist University and a Master of Arts in Human Development, specializing in Infant/Toddler Studies and Leadership in Education, from Pacific Oaks College. She is also a longtime member of psychologist Allan Schore’s interpersonal neurobiology study group.