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Mary Lu Love
B.A., Social Studies & Elementary Education, SUNY Potsdam
M.S., Child Care Administration, Nova University
Mary Lu Love holds a master’s degree in Child Care Administration and has 40+ years experience teaching and administering in private, non-profits, and Head Start early childhood programs. She has taught in higher education part-time for twenty-plus years, and helped to develop the early childhood undergraduate degree program at UMass Boston. She is also a long-standing member of NAEYC, served as a Commissioner of Academy and a validator since 1990-2003. Currently she is program director for several grant funded programs, and teaches early childhood courses and works on a number of early childhood collaborations. She trains on a wide range of Early Education topics from Literacy, Supervision, Early Math, and use of technology. She is also a certified trainer in CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System), the ELLCO, (Early Language and Literacy Classroom Observation) and the DECA (Devereux Early Childhood Assessment).