Jessica Carver joined the Child Study and Development Center in 2014. Her previous experiences include working as a classroom teacher at a lab school, working in state government on early childhood quality initiatives, and training and educating early childhood professionals across the state. She is passionate about building leadership capacity within early childhood professionals and providing intentional and meaningful experiences for children and families. She received her B.S. in Family Studies with a focus on Child Advocacy and Family Policy from the University of New Hampshire and her M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education with a focus on administration from Champlain College.