About the Authors
Jennifer M. Longley, GSE ’96, worked with infants, toddlers, and families for more than 20 years. She received her MSEd in Infant/Parent Development and Early Intervention from Bank Street College of Education (1996). Longley received her doctorate in Education Leadership, Management, and Policy from Seton Hall University (2015). Since then, Longley has had the pleasure of teaching and learning from her students and colleagues as an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education Program, in the Infant-Toddler specialization, at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. Her research interests include the infant-toddler workforce; family-centered programing; and the experiences of LGBTQIA+ early childhood educators.