Sarah LeMoine, MS

Senior Director, Professional Innovations Division, ZERO TO THREE

Sarah LeMoine directs the Professional Development and Workforce Innovations department at ZERO TO THREE. Ms. LeMoine has focused her career on early childhood professional development systems and workforce issues. She holds an MS in leadership and policy with extensive experience of over 28 years ranging from direct service work to national-level research and writing, technical assistance and training, policy analysis, and advocacy. Previously, she directed ACF’s PDW Center at ZERO TO THREE, and the NAEYC’s State Workforce Systems Policy; and held leadership and technical assistance positions with the National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC) and the Wheelock College Center for Career Development. Ms. LeMoine has authored/co-developed numerous professional development systems publications and tools, including ZERO TO THREE Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators™; Office of Child Care/Office of Head Start’s PD system cost analysis tool and the Strengthening the Workforce toolkit focused on workplace conditions, compensation, and access to PD; chapters in Teachers College Press edited volumes on workforce and PD; NAEYC/NACCRRA’s Training and TA Glossary; NAEYC’s Policy Blueprint for State PD systems; NCCIC’s simplified PD systems model; and the first national TA paper on cross-sector PD systems. Sarah regularly presents at and facilitates work and meetings at local, state, national, and international events. She’s honored to be, and have served on numerous advisory boards and workgroups including Governors’ councils, NAM workgroups and collaborations, national partner groups and coalitions, and currently as part of the Task Force for Power to the Profession, and NAEYC’s DAP and diversity position statement revision workgroups.