Dedee joined the board in Fall 2016 as the Southwest Region Representative. She serves on the Resource and Fund Development committee. Dedee is the director at the Jewish Preschool on Sardis in Charlotte, NC, and is an adjunct faculty member at Oakton Community College in the Chicago, IL area. She also 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.