Director of Early Childhood Policy & Systems, IDEALS Inst Johns Hopkins University School of Education

Alan Guttman earned an MA Degree in Early Childhood Education from New York University. Alan has worked in the field of early care and education for 39 years as an aide, teacher, site supervisor, Head Start director, public school district child development program director, and federal Head Start program reviewer. He has served children birth to 12 years old, their families, and programs. Currently, he leads initiatives focused on ensuring that all young children and their families have access to comprehensive high quality early care and education services.