Adis Liy is the project coordinator for the Latino Child Care Choices Project/Proyecto Opciones de Cuidado infantil para Familias Latinas. She is an early childhood Special Education Teacher with more than ten years of experience working with children with special needs and other learning disabilities. For ten years she worked on early childhood intervention and mental health with Head Start programs as well as coordinated a nationally accredited early childhood parent involvement program with the Latino families in different areas in Miami, Fl. Adis is a native of Caracas, Venezuela, where she worked as a special Education teacher. She has lived in the United States since 1994 and moved to North Carolina in 2006. Her areas of expertise include early intervention and parental involvement in early childhood programs. She also has a valuable understanding and commitment working with families and Hispanic communities with diverse cultures and traditions. Adis has a Master's degree in Education of Exceptional Students.
Jeannette Laboy is a research assistant for the Latino Child Care Choices /Proyecto Opciones de Cuidado infantil para Familias Latinas. She has seventeen years of experience in customer services in the banking and financial fields. Jeannette assists staff with databases, visual materials for research reports and presentations as well as participating in logistical management of the research including payroll, acquisition of supplies, inventory management, and strategic planning. Jeannette moved to North Carolina in 2007. She is native of Puerto Rico, and a proud mother of a 7 years old daughter. Jeannette has completed coursework in Business Administration.
Linda Carolina Soto
Linda Carolina Soto is a research assistant for the Latino Child Care Choices /Proyecto Opciones de Cuidado infantil para Familias Latinas. She has worked in many different capacities in the social work field in North Carolina as a coordinator in The Caring for our Neighbors Program at Siler City Chatham Hospital, as a case manager for Carolina Outreach, and as a parent educator in Orange County Head Start. She has worked in numerous projects at FPG since 2004, including: More at Four, Healthy Babies, Nuestros NiÃ±os and Bounce. Linda Carolina is originally from Bogota, Colombia and has three children. She has a degree in Social Work from La Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica (UPTC) in Colombia. She considered herself an avid supporter of developing bilingualism with children from an early age and is actively involved in many local community activities and organizations.