As Project Director for the Transforming the Early Childhood Workforce initiative, Kacee brings fantastic knowledge of the field as well as a wealth of local experience. Kacee most recently served as Director of Professional Development and Communications for the Arapahoe County Early Childhood Council where she managed a variety of professional development opportunities and strategies for developing the early childhood workforce. Kacee also managed the T.E.A.C.H. program at Qualistar Colorado. She has spent the past 10 years coordinating professional development for early childhood educators as a credentialed Early Childhood Coach and Trainer. Kacee earned a bachelor’s degree in communication from Missouri State University and a master’s degree in international and intercultural communication from the University of Denver.