Linda Soltero is a Development and Facilitation Specialist and is on the Professional Development committee for the Alliance. She has a Master’s of Education from Western Governor’s University, a Bachelor’s in Child Development, and a Child Development Associates. She began her career working with children over 20 years ago in the early childhood field and later as a foster parent. She has two daughters, three dogs, three cats, and room for more. She has spent the last 10 years coaching educators and advocating for young children and families. Linda is a passionate advocate for children and believes all children deserve a loving and happy home.