Liz Costaldo, MA ECSE, IMH-E® Infant Mental Health Mentor (2004-present), Early Childhood Partners’ Director of Operations, has been working in the early childhood field since 1995. Liz holds a bachelor’s degree in Early Care and Learning from UMASS, Amherst, a Master of Arts degree in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Northern Colorado, and is endorsed by the Colorado Association of Infant Mental Health as an IMH-E® Infant Mental Health Mentor. Liz has been a childcare director, quality improvement coach, regional Early Childhood Council Coordinator as liaison for the Colorado Office of Early Childhood, and ECE Adjunct faculty for Colorado Mountain College. Liz is a licensed early childhood special education specialist/early interventionist, and provides support for teachers, Directors, families, and children, specializing in program quality improvement, social-emotional skill-building, supporting children with challenging behavior, and family support. Liz also provides Part C Early Intervention for children with social-emotional and cognitive delays/disabilities from birth through age 3. Liz is a peer certified coach and trainer in Incredible Years programs through Invest in Kids, is a credentialed Coach and Trainer through the Colorado Department of Education, CLASS and ERS trained, trained in the Program Administration Scale for early childhood administrators, and a certified Train the Trainer in the Flip It! program through Devereux.