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The Children’s Guild Alliance, founded in 1953, is a leading nonprofit organization serving children, families and child-serving organizations and is dedicated to transforming the way America cares for and educates its children through education, behavioral health, and national training and consultation services. Connect with our national experts: 

Allan D. Arbogast, Ed.D.

Allan D. Arbogast, Ed.D.

Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer


Expertise:
  • Public Education Programming and Policy
  • Youth Apprenticeships
  • Preschool
  • Career Education
  • Charter and Contract Schools
  • School Accountability
Stephen M. Baldwin, MBA, CPA

Stephen M. Baldwin, MBA, CPA

National Children’s Guild Fund President and Chief Growth Officer

baldwins@childrensguild.org

 
Expertise:
  • Apprenticeships

  • School construction

  • Bus Transportation

  • School Finances

  • Public–Private Partnership (P3)

Kathy Lane, MA

Kathy Lane, MA

Chief of Educational Services

 
Expertise:
  • Alternative and At-Risk Education
  • Special Education
  • Charter and Contract Schools
  • Program Development
  • Educational Leadership
  • Coaching Instructional Leaders
  • Project Management
  • School Transportation
  • Facility Management
Kelly L. Spanoghe, MA, Ed.S

Kelly L. Spanoghe, MA, Ed.S

Chief Organizational Learning Officer

 

Expertise:
  • Special Education
  • Autism 
  • Emotional Disabilities/Mental Health
  • Professional Development
  • Behavioral Intervention Continuum
  • Social Emotional Learning
  • Brain Based Learning
  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Elizabeth Warmington Garcia, MSSA, MNO, LCSW-C

Elizabeth Warmington Garcia, MSSA, MNO, LCSW-C

Interim Chief of Children and Community Services


Expertise:
  • Community Mental Health
  • School Based Mental Health
  • Child Welfare
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Nonprofit Management