Lindsey T. Allard (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the Director of School Readiness Consulting and the founder of Allard and Associates. She holds a B.S. in Human Development and Early Childhood Education from Wheelock College and a M.Ed. in International Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Allard consults with national, state and local organizations, publishers, non-profits and government agencies. Her portfolio includes work in education policy, design and delivery of professional development, and evaluation of education initiatives. The success of School Readiness Consulting/Allard and Associates stems from Ms. Allard’s immense technical capacity, her high level of organization, and her relationships with stakeholders within the local and national early care and education community.