As the former Chief Learning Officer, Rebecca Berlin, Ph.D. led the national knowledge transfer at scale work for Start Early and oversaw the National Center for Parent, Family, and Community Engagement, Start Early’s Innovation Lab, Learning Hub and professional learning strategy addressing workforce and quality improvement needs.
Previously, she was the chief strategy officer at Teachstone, setting the company’s strategic vision on assessment and professional development for birth through third grade. Rebecca has also worked in public and private schools as an early interventionist, an early childhood teacher, an early childhood special education teacher, an autism specialist and a school administrator. She holds a doctorate in research, policy, and administration from the University of Virginia, where she has also worked as a teacher preparation faculty member and researcher.
Rebecca lives in Charlottesville, Virginia with her husband Brian, their two children, Samantha and Thomas, and puppy Bailey.