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Tena Carr, Early Childhood Development Consultant
Mrs Carr has over forty years of experience in the field of child development/early childhood education. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and her Master’s Degree in Child Development from the Institute of Child Development at the University of Iowa.
She has been a Head Start teacher and Professor of Child Development and Early Childhood Education at Modesto Junior College and San Joaquin Delta Community College in California. While teaching at the college level, she helped design and open three campus child development centers and supervised student teachers, and has taught lecture and online courses. She has served on the California Chancellor’s Office Advisory Committee for Early Childhood Development, and is President of Board of Directors of the San Joaquin County Resource and Referral Agency. Currently, Mrs. Carr teaches online courses in early childhood education leadership.
Mrs. Carr lives in Stockton, California, with her husband, Richard, and makes frequent visits to Arizona to visit her three grandchildren, son, Brennen, and his wife, Kristen. Her other son, Greg, and daughter-in-law live in Stockton.
Mrs. Carr is a consultant on policies, curriculum and environment, mainly working remotely, but making quarterly visits to the facility.