Let our alumni tell how Erikson has elevated their practice.

Julissa Banzon, M.S. ’03

Meet alumna Julissa Banzon, whose work with infants and families draws from her work in Latin America as well as the knowledge she gained from Erikson. More »

Julissa Banzon, M.S. ’03 (Featured image)

Judith Bertacchi, ’71

Bertacchi’s career of working with and for children and families is almost as long as Erikson’s — and it’s closely entwined with the Institute, too. More »


Jeanna Capito, ’01

“When I found Erikson Institute, it was a dream come true,” says Capito. “Here was an organization that was already teaching the things I believed and putting them into practice!” More »


Linda Cusack, ’05

After nearly 35 years as an educator, Cusack returned to the classroom herself to earn her master’s degree in child development. More »


Bela Moté, ’99

“We talk a great deal in our society about return on investment in early childhood,” says Moté. “To truly realize this investment, you need effective, high-quality programs and a strong, capable workforce at every level in the field. Erikson does that.” More »

Bela Moté, ’99 (Featured image)