Rebecca Waterstone Halperin has worked in infant and toddler classrooms since 2001 and is currently an education coordinator at an Early Head Start home visiting program. Following her interest in early childhood policy, Waterstone serves on the Early Learning Guidelines committee responsible for proposing birth to three learning standards for children in Illinois, and is also helping create a curriculum for a child development administrator’s certificate program in California.

At Erikson, Waterstone teaches the Designing Quality Child Care Programs for Infants, Toddlers, and their Families course.


M.S. in child development with infancy and administration specializations, Erikson Institute