Barbara's Career Journey
Barbara graduated from Messiah College in 2003, majoring in Human Development and Family Science. Since graduation, she has worked as a parent educator, a lead parent educator, a center director, and a truancy program coordinator.
Working as a Program Coordinator
Barbara works at Pressley Ridge. She coordinates various programs in the Capital Region including Incredible Years Basic Parenting, Strengths-based Family Worker credentialing program, and Family Support Services of Pressley Ridge. She recruits and assigns staff to various facilitating/instructing roles. Barbara also researches and acquires sites in the community to hold various classes/groups.; She attends a variety of meetings and events in the community held by various agencies to network and to promote upcoming programming. She also recruits families to attend the IY parenting classes and/or the Family Support groups and recruits participants for the SFW credential