My name is Annette C. Maestas; I have been an educator for the past twenty-two (22) years in various capacities. Currently, I have been working with the West Las Vegas Head/Early Head Start Program, for the past twelve (12) years. I worked as a Head Start Lead Teacher for approximately two (2) years and then transitioned into an administrative position where I have been working for the past ten (10) years. I have worked in both the Head Start and Early Head Start options as an administrator under various titles. During my tenure as an Educator, I have obtained two (2) Associates of Arts Degrees in Early Childhood Education with one having the emphases on Family, Infant, and Toddler, and a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Elementary Education with a licensure. I am also a past Head Start parent of my two children and have been a member of various committees within the Head Start/Early Head Start realm.