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Olalla Center Board Member

Kristi Collins, MEd

LBL Early Learning Hub Executive Director 

Kristi’s passion for Early Childhood Education began as a young parent volunteer when her own son attended Head Start. She has devoted her career to the field earning a Master's degree in Early Education and Child Care and a BA in Multidisciplinary Studies with an Early Care and Education Concentration from Cambridge College.


Kristi’s work experience includes work in private preschool programs, Federal and State Funded programs, and National non-profits. She has worked in a range of roles from classroom assistant, Teacher, Center Director, Education Specialist, Community College Adjunct Faculty, and Program Specialist.


Kristi's prior role before coming to the Early Learning Hub Coordinator Position was as an Early Childhood Program Specialist in the Southern California region supervising, providing support, training and technical assistance to Early Childhood Coordinators in the Early Steps to School Success program for Save the Children. The program focused on providing services to families with young children, increasing community awareness of the importance of early childhood education, and supporting home to school relationships in rural and remote areas.

Olalla Committees: Budget Committee