Judy Jablon, M.S. is a nationally recognized educator and author with more than 30 years of experience in early childhood and primary education. Originally a teacher, Judy is grounded in theory and practice that emphasize child development, observation, critical thinking, and experiential learning. In her role as early childhood consultant, Judy provides facilitation, leadership coaching, and training to a wide range of educational institutions and agencies. She has co-authored numerous publications including Powerful Interactions: How Teachers Connect with Children to Extend Their Learning.