Stacy Salley-Proctor has been in the field of early childhood over 40 years. Her journey has taken her through various roles such as teacher,educational supervisor,director of professional development,mentor,coach ,Child development associate instructor and Early Childhood facilitator. She was a Building Blocks lead coach and supervised other coaches while working at Bank Street College for several years. She is currently a Lead Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist at Montclair State University. This position gives her the opportunity to coach , mentor and teach other educators while advocating for all children to learn and grow in a positive environment.