Position: Chief Executive Office

Location: New Jersey

Organization: Programs for Parents, Inc.

Beverly Lynn, Ed.D., is CEO of Programs for Parents, Inc., the largest Child Care Resource and Referral agency in the state of New Jersey. It provides services to more than 1,200 child care providers in Essex County and financial assistance to over 10,000 children monthly to help pay for child care services. PfP also provides professional development opportunities for individuals working in the field of early childhood education, and training and support services for parents of young children. Prior to joining PfP, Dr. Lynn served as the executive director of Newark Preschool Council Head Start Program. Dr. Lynn holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Rutgers University and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Baruch College, CUNY, where she was a National Urban Fellow. She recently obtained her Ed.D. from the Rutgers Graduate School of Education.