Misty Krippel

Misty Krippel is a parent educator through the Urbana School District with the CU Early Program. Misty received her master’s degree in early childhood special education from the University of Illinois. Her focus is with birth to three prevention initiative services through the Illinois State Board of Education. Misty partners with families, including pregnant and parenting teens, focusing on prenatal health and child development.

Dr. Emily Dorsey Emily Dorsey

Dr. Emily Dorsey is project director of the Illinois Early Learning Project. She earned a Ph.D. in special education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2015. She has worked as an early childhood special education teacher, an educational consultant, and most recently as a faculty member at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Biography current as of 3/2020