Advisor for Professional Learning
Organization: School Readiness Consulting
Deitra Nealy-Shane is an Advisor for Professional Learning at School Readiness Consulting. She specializes in early childhood professional development and organizational development, and supports practice initiatives.
Deitra has served as a teacher, assistant director, Head Start education coordinator, Head Start Fellow, Region III Head Start technical assistance specialist and director of professional development at Teaching Strategies, Inc. In these capacities, she developed and directed early childhood professional development & educational services implementation plans, managed a quality improvement system for a Head Start/Child Care partnership and monitored compliance of Head Start Performance Standards. Deitra also taught a range of early childhood coursework as adjunct faculty at Penn Valley Community College.
Deitra received her M.S. in Early Childhood Curriculum Development from Emporia State University and her M.P.A. in Non-Profit Management from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.