About the author

Greg Nelson

<p><strong>Greg Nelson</strong> has devoted most of the past half-century to early childhood education &#8211; first as a lead teacher; later as school owner, program director, curriculum designer, and workshop presenter; eventually as a college professor preparing preK-grade 2 public-school teachers; and finally by launching a birth-5 bachelor&#8217;s degree program to help the private sector workforce attain professional skills as educators.</p><p>Dr. Nelson helped draft his state&#8217;s early childhood learning standards; helped develop articulation agreements between his state&#8217;s 2-year and 4-year early-childhood preparation programs; collaborated with public-school teachers to create State model curriculum units for early-childhood math and science, and authored two books on how to implement a world-class early childhood mathematics curriculum.</p><p>For many years, he served on the Steering Committee of his local NAEYC affiliate, was a member of the advisory to his state&#8217;s Department of Early Education and Care, and led his state&#8217;s higher ed. Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators.</p><p>Greg is the father of three grown children. He currently resides with his wife in Raynham, Massachusetts.</p><p/><p>Send all comments, criticisms, suggestions, or requests for print copies of this book <strong>to </strong><u><strong>gdnelson51@gmail.com</strong></u><strong>. </strong>For information on how to purchase an eBook version of this work (complete with hyperlinks between all Table of Contents, tricks, and footnote entries, go to <strong>http://www.Draft2Digital.com</strong>.</p>