College Instructor and Mentor
Organization: Goddard, Highline, and Antioch College
Theressa Lenear has over 36 years of experience in the early childhood field. In that time, she has worked with many young children in multiple settings in both Alaska and Washington. Her current focus centers on teaching, mentoring and coaching those wishing to strengthen their skills in providing services and resources relevant to the diverse children and families in their communities. She earned her Master of Arts degree in Human Development with a specialization in Bicultural Development from Pacific Oaks College Northwest. She is currently a doctoral student with the Praxis Institute for Early Childhood Education pursuing her degree in Human Development and Social Change.