Taiwanna Pettiford

Daughter, sister, mother, wife, supervisor, and friend

My Experience in Child Development

I work for Telamon Head Start Home Base program. I was a home visitor until after I graduated from Ashford University with an A.A. in Early Childhood and was promoted to supervisor. I enjoy working with children and families on the front line and in my role of leadership.

My Three Favorite things

Future Professional Aspirations

My long time dream was always to own my own child care center, however since I been working the past 4 years with Head Start, I enjoy working for non-profit and would consider a position as the Education and Child Development Service Manager for Head Start.

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Brain Development and Executive Functioning! Prenatal Development!

I attended a training a few weeks ago and learned an interesting thing about memory, executive functioning, and the hypothalamus. The brain is a fascinating feature that controls way more than I ever expected. Understanding how the brain works is intriguing.