Toni Cacace-Beshears recently retired as CEO of Children's Harbor (Places and Programs for Children, Inc.) in Chesapeake, VA. Throughout her career, she has worked to improve the quality of early childhood education and early childhood teachers in a variety of settings. She has been a frequent presenter at meetings of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Virginia Association for the Education of Young Children. She currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at TCC and Treasurer and Board member for The Source for Learning. She holds an M.S. in Child Care Administration from NOVA University and is a recipient of the 2018 VAAEYC Outstanding Service to Children Award.