Linda Soltero began her career in the Early Childhood field and later became state certified as a trainer for educators and families of young children. She has a Master’s of Education from Western Governor’s University, Bachelor’s in Child Development, and a Child Development Associates. She began her career working with children over twenty years ago after becoming a parent as well as a foster parent. She has spent the last ten years coaching educators and advocating for young children and families.
Katie Choate comes to CEDR after working for the Washington Legislature as a research analyst for the House Education Committee. She received her BA in Education and is certified as an Elementary Ed. Teacher in Washington State. She received her Masters in Public Administration from the University of Washington Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, specializing in education policy and data analysis.