Dedee joined the board in Fall 2016 as the Southwest Region Representative. She is the director at the Jewish Preschool on Sardis in Charlotte, NC, as well as an adjunct faculty member at Oakton Community College in the Chicago, IL area.
Dedee serves as a mentor and participant in Directors Leadership Academy in Mecklenburg County.
Prior to living in North Carolina, Dedee worked as a teacher, trainer, adjunct faculty, and field related text auditor. Her interests in teacher education, administration preparation, and supporting appropriate development in children keep her learning and engaged in many facets of early childhood, advocating for advancing the field.