Tara Williams

(Former role) Executive Director

Maine Association for the Education of Young Children

Tara has taught in public school and private programs with children from birth to third grade, beginning in the DC Public Schools and most recently at the Bowdoin College Children’s Center. Tara was a Research Analyst at the National Council on Teacher Quality, has coached and mentored teachers and presented workshops at regional and national conferences, and served on a school board of a public charter school for several years. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Boston University and her Masters in Early Childhood Leadership and Administration from Bank Street College.

Since completing the Fellowship, Tara has gone on to become the Associate Director of Early Care and Education for the Maine Department of Health and Human Services.