Director, Early Learning Strategy 

Ms. Wilson oversees the Trust's Early Learning Strategy, encompassing the Great Start, Great Future series and the Newark CARES Network. The Early Learning team members collaborate with local stakeholders, national experts, community agencies, family childcare providers, and families to ensure equitable access to quality early childhood education. In addition, she collaborates with colleagues on the Trust's emerging family engagement strategy, which includes the Families as Decision Makers program.

Due to her involvement with organizations focused on youth development, family engagement, education, policy, management, grant writing, and community outreach, Ms. Wilson has acquired extensive experience in youth development, family engagement, education, policy, management, and grant writing. As a result of her work on these programs, she developed a passion for serving families and a commitment to community service. 

Originally from Newark, Ms. Wilson graduated from Morris College in Sumter, South Carolina, with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. 

Her favorite things include spending time with family, being outdoors, traveling, and cooking.