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HIPPY USA Applauds Congress for Approved Federal Spending Bill

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. (March 30, 2018) – Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY), an evidence-based program that works with families in the home to support parents in their critical role as their child’s first and most important teacher, applauded Congre...

HIPPY USA 2018 Preservice Training

July 22 through 27 in Little Rock, AR
Marriott Downtown Little Rock

Designed for HIPPY staff to gain more knowledge about the HIPPY model, curriculum and the essence of HIPPY, this is a required training for new coordinators, assistant coordinators and supervisors looking to fulfill Accreditation Standard 7.


Matthew Bellew

Development and Outreach Director

The Development and Outreach Director serves a significant role in the strategic direction and successful implementation of the organization’s framework, including innovations, adaptations and opportunities. This position also works across the national and international network to effectively build and contribute to a narrative that will advance HIPPY’s future impact.

Staci Croom-Raley

Executive Director

The Executive Director leads the work of HIPPY USA and has overall responsibilities for the implementation of strategic and operational goals. In addition, works closely with the Board of Trustees, leads all fund development efforts, and represents the organization in national and international forums.

Shaqwunna Hancock

Office Assistant

The Office Assistant provides highly organized and detailed administrative support to the national office staff.

Jennifer Henk, PhD

Director of Education and Research  

This individual is responsible for quality implementation of the HIPPY model for a multi-site national organization. The Director will drive the continuous improvement of HIPPY programs by overseeing fidelity monitoring, identifying and promoting best practices in the field, synthesizing research and using evaluative data to form recommendations.

Teri Todd

Director of Operations

The Director of Operations is responsible for most aspects of HIPPY's internal operations, external relations, and supports the Executive Director with communications and public relations and strategic planning efforts.