We are dedicated to developing exceptional early childhood and home based programs for families with children 0-5 years.
Board of Directors
The Great Kids Board of Directors’ mission is to create and deliver quality products and services that shape a world where all parents and caregivers become competent in their ability to nurture children in their early childhoods today, tomorrow, and for generations to come.
- Board President
Kelly Stone, BA
- Board Treasurer
Tessa K. H. Marks, CPA
- Laura Robinson, Ph.D
Santa Monica, CA
David Schnapf, J.D.
Lloyd Malone, BA, MPA
Colorado Springs, CO
- Board Vice President
Michelle R. Williams, J.D.
Mt. Sterling, KY
Peter Dudding, MM, MSW
Picton, Ontario Canada
- Corrine Williams, ScD
Juan Muñoz, BA
Oak Park, IL
- Lilian M. Bazell, MS
Granada Hills, CA
Great Kids International
The future of our world community depends on all of us. Children must have the opportunity to reach their optimal growth and development in all childhood domains. Families must be supported to develop the Protective Factors, giving their family resiliency while receiving supportive guidance on child development and nurturing care. Research has established the relationship between parenting/caregiving practices, early learning experiences, and positive outcomes for children.
It is only with responsive care and support for their healthy development that children will grow into resourceful, compassionate individuals who will contribute positively to our global community as adults.
Great Kids (GK) is an international non-profit training, curricula, and consulting organization specializing in improving the quality of care and developmental stimulation infants and young children receive from their parents and other caregivers.
During the past 20 years, GK has developed training programs and curricula focused on growing nurturing relationships between parents/caregivers and young children that support their early development.
Our curricula and training programs have been successfully contextualized for use in developing countries. By mentoring a team of trainers and project officers in the use of our Growing Great Kids curricula and staff development programs, our goal is to build in-country capacity and reliance on local professionals by giving them the tools to implement and replicate the Growing Great Kids programs.
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How to get started
Start by scheduling, at your convenience, a free 30-minute one-on-one conversation to learn if our affordable curriculum with no recurring costs is the best fit for your organization.
Schedule Your Consultation
Learn about the components of our curriculum and hear what staff and parents are saying about what makes Great Kids stand out among the rest.
Leverage the free one-on-one consultation to understand precise costs and certification requirements.
Fit and Values
Learn if our values of making children feel safe and secure, loved and valued, curious and capable align with your organization.
What home visitors and parents are saying about Great Kids.
“The Growing Great Kids curriculum means that I have the opportunity of sharing such valuable information and lots of information with families that I serve. Information that has been researched and is evidence based, but not only that, information that is very supporting and encouraging in understanding parenting. Understanding the importance of parent-child interaction, bonding and attachment, understanding in what your child developmental milestones are and having them reach those milestones.”