A sampling of positions held by our alumni shows the breadth of career options and illustrates the impact our alumni are having on the education and care of young children nationwide.

Child Development

Includes infant studies, child life, and administration specializations.

  • Infant Specialist, Good Beginnings of Sullivan County
  • Child Development Specialist, Vital Rehabilitation
  • Developmental Therapist, Small Wonders, Big Ideas
  • Literacy Specialist, American Library Association
  • Child Life Specialist, Mt. Sinai Medical Center
  • Vice President of Bounce Network, Ounce of Prevention Fund
  • Program Coordinator, The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum
  • Curriculum Coordinator, Chicago Commons
  • Researcher, High Scope Educational Research Foundation
  • Program Director, East Coast Migrant Head Start Project
  • Child Life Specialist, Children’s Memorial Hospital
  • President, National Black Child Development Institute
  • Instructor, Madison Area Technical College
  • Child Development Specialist, La Rabida Children’s Hospital
  • Pre-Admissions Counselor, Youth Villages
  • Teacher, Ballet Arts Minnesota
  • Parent Educator, Ravenswood Community Child Care Center
  • Deputy Director of Children’s Services, Casa Central
  • Executive Director, Positive Parenting DuPage
  • Program Manager, Reading in Motion
  • Child Development Specialist, The Cleveland Children’s Museum
  • Faculty, Malcolm X College

Early Childhood Education

  • Bilingual Kindergarten Teacher, John B. Murphy Elementary School
  • National Program Officer, International Labor Organization, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • State Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, Prescott Magnet Cluster School
  • Third Grade Teacher, The International School of Uganda
  • Senior Early Childhood Specialist, Save the Children
  • Head Start Teacher, Yates Elementary School
  • Faculty, Harold Washington College
  • Senior Kindergarten Teacher, Lake Forest Country Day School
  • Preschool Teacher, Dexter Community Education
  • Kindergarten Teacher, Erie Charter School
  • Preschool Teacher, Gary Community School Corporation
  • Early Childhood Special Education Teacher, Glenview School District

Dual Degree

  • Social Worker, Virginia Frank Child Development Center
  • Family Therapist, Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic
  • Early Childhood Service Coordinator, Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
  • Social Worker, Uhlich Children’s Advantage Network
  • Child Welfare Specialist, Kaleidoscope
  • Social Worker, High Risk Pediatric Clinic, Mt. Sinai Hospital
  • Family Therapist, Jewish Family & Children’s Services
  • Social Worker, Pima County Department of Institutional Health
  • Coordinator of Prevention Services, Juvenile Protection Association
  • Family Therapist, The Family Institute at Northwestern University
  • Assistant Director & Child Development Coordinator, Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center
  • Illinois Early Childhood Fellow, Positive Parenting DuPage