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Alisa Newman

Alisa Newman
Position: HS/EHS Director

Phone: 618-963-2387

Alisa is a Southern Illinois native with a Bachelors Degree in Organizational Leadership from Mid-Continent University in Kentucky and an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education from Southeastern Illinois College.  She is a certified Family and Community Development Specialist from the University of Illinois at Springfield and serves as a board member of the Illinois Head Start Association.  Alisa is a past Head Start parent and has worked with WADI for more than 16 years.  She has held a variety of Head Start positions related to teaching children and families, training Head Start and Early Head Start staff, and overseeing the education component in Head Start centers.  Alisa has been the Head Start / Early Head Start Director since April of 2014.

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