Off-Campus

Holly Bond

Holly Bond


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Holly Bond comes to the Alliance after 11 years of supporting Caregivers as a Licensor with a private agency in the Tacoma area.  Prior to that, Holly supervised both a group home and residential treatment facility for teen girls and non-binary youth who had experienced significant trauma and loss.  Before entering the child welfare field, Holly worked as an advocate for survivors of Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault.  Her early career began in the HIV Prevention/Education field. 

Linda Soltero

Linda Soltero


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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.

Kathryn Choate

Kathryn Choate


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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.