As a PCI Certified Parent Coach® and professional educator, Georgia DeClark has over 30 years of experience working with children and supporting their parents through the challenges and joys of their lives. As a mother of three grown children, she also has a deep understanding of the demands, struggles and rewards that come from day-to-day parenting and how those challenges evolve over time as our children grow and move toward becoming their true selves.
Georgia began her career as a first grade teacher after earning a B.S. degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Western Illinois University. She also holds a M.S. degree in Instructional Leadership. After conducting two years of research in her first grade classroom, Georgia co-authored an internationally recognized book on the construction of children’s mathematical knowledge. She currently is the Director of Student Services and teaches four year-olds and kindergarten children in a private preschool where you can still find her most days with glue on her hands and a smile on her face.
Georgia presents numerous seminars and workshops on a wide of variety of parenting and early childhood topics. She has presented her research at a NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) conference and has served as adjunct facility at Erikson Institute in Chicago.
Having raised her three children, Georgia lives in the suburbs of Chicago.