Luis Hernandez, MA
Early Childhood Education Specialist
Luis A. Hernandez, T/TAS Early Childhood Education Specialist, holds an M.A. in Bilingual/Multicultural Education from the University of San Francisco. Luis brings solid expertise to his position based on his work history in Head Start, child care, Pre K programs, college and universities, child care resource and referral administration, and professional development design.
Luis’ work focuses on a wide range of early childhood education and professional development topics. His expertise includes early literacy, dual language learning, adult learning practices, changing demographics and diversity, and ECE management and partnership topics. As a regular presenter and keynote speaker at national, state, and local conferences, Luis is highly regarded for his motivational and energizing presentations.
Mr. Hernandez is active in a number of organizations that support children and family interests. At NAEYC, he is active in the new accreditation process, and developing professional and leadership development opportunities. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership and the United Way's Center for Excellence in Early Childhood. He has served on the Boards of the Florida Children’s Forum, the Child Care Workforce, and NACCRRA, the Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, and PSP (Parent Services Project) in California. For Luis, a new area of work and professional interest centers in advancing the goals of the World Forum on Early Care and Education.
Specialty Training Areas
- Bi-lingual Education
- Collaboration and Partnerships
- Early Childhood Education
- Adult Learning