M. Michelle Marbury, has over 20 years of experience building capacity for early childhood centers, after school, youth, parent and workforce development programs. As an English/Spanish bilingual trainer, she facilitates workshops nationally as well as in Mexico, Panama, and Latin America on a variety of topics to include early childhood, parent engagement, child abuse & neglect, and sexual risk avoidance and abstinence education. Ms. Marbury has served as Adjunct Institute Associate with the University of District of Columbia, and a Child Development Associate (CDA) trainer and adviser. Ms. Marbury brings not only her expertise in the early childhood and youth development, but also an innate love of learning that inspires children and families. She is from Panama City, Panama and a graduate of the University of Maryland.