Stacie G. Goffin, EdD, is principal of the Goffin Strategy Group. Established in 2004, the Goffin Strategy Group dedicates itself to building early childhood education’s ability to provide effective programs and services for young children through leadership, capacity, and systems development. Goffin works with local and state nonprofits, governments, national organizations, and philanthropy. A widely published author, Goffin’s conceptual leadership focuses on advancing early childhood education as a professional field of practice. Prior to forming the Goffin Strategy Group, Goffin led the 5-year effort to redesign the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) early childhood program accreditation system. She is a former senior program officer at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, higher education faculty member, and preschool educator. More information can be found at www.goffinstrategygroup.com.