Lia became the Director of Operations for Learning Brooke in February, 2019. She holds her BA in both Early Childhood Education and Organizational Management from Ashford University. Lia has been a Teacher and Education Coordinator, and directly before coming to Learning Brooke was a Child Development Manager overseeing several Head Start sites in the Providence area. Throughout her career, Lia has always geared her practice in the direction of the Reggio Emilia and Educaring philosophies, and is excited to finally have found her place here at Learning Brooke, where these developmentally appropriate approaches are fully embedded into the daily practice of the Educators of young children.