Holly Wilcher, M.S., works at ZERO TO THREE where she currently serves as a Writer/Analyst for the National Infant and Toddler Child Care Initiative . Before joining ZERO TO THREE Holly's work focused on building a comprehensive system of personnel development for Early Intervention Colorado –Part C and helping to build an early childhood professional development system that promotes the social and emotional health of young children. Before moving to Colorado in 2006, she served within the quality assurance area of early childhood professional development for Georgia’s Department of Early Care and Learning. Holly's research interests include; early childhood professional development and professional development systems, and ECE systems infrastructure development. Holly also teaches early childhood college classes and has worked in infant/toddler, three year old, Pre-K, and Head Start classrooms as a teacher and researcher. Holly received her BA in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and her Master of Science degree in Child and Family Development from the University of Georgia.