Liz CostaldoLiz Costaldo, MA ECSE, IMH-E® Infant Mental Health Mentor (2004-present) is Early Childhood Partners Program Director, and has been working in the early childhood field since 1995.  Liz holds a Bachelor of Arts 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, toddler teacher, preschool teacher, 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 development and support.  Liz also provides Part C Early Intervention for children with social emotional and cognitive delays/disabilities birth through age three, and is part of the Part C Child Find evaluation team.  She is currently a Steering Committee member for the Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Council, participates in the Early Childhood Advisory Committee (Eagle County), and the Total Health Alliance (Eagle County).  Liz is a peer certified coach and trainer in Incredible Years programs through Invest in Kids, has over 140 hours of Pyramid Plus training, 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.