Meet Our Staff


Joyce Johanson

Joyce Johanson

Associate Director, Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood
Email: jk-johanson@wiu.edu

Connie Shugart

Connie Shugart

Project Manager
Email: c-shugart@wiu.edu

Heather Griswold

Heather Griswold

Database Manager
Phone: 309-298-1634 x247
Email: hd-griswold@wiu.edu

Jodi Knapp

Jodi Knapp

EC Resource Specialist 
Email: j-knapp@wiu.edu

Sherial McKinney

Sherial McKinney

EC Resource Specialist
Email: s-mckinney@wiu.edu

Bridget Meis

Bridget Meis

EC Resource Specialist
Email: bm-meis@wiu.edu

Anna Owen

Anna Owen

EC Resource Specialist
Email: ak-owen@wiu.edu

Emily Reilly

Emily Reilly

Assistant Project Director
Email: ea-reilly@wiu.edu

Roseann Slaght

Roseann Slaght

Family Resource Specialist
Email: r-slaght@wiu.edu

Anni Reinking

Family Resource Specialist
Email: ac-reinking@wiu.edu

Julie Ford

Budget Manager
Phone: 309-298-1634 ext: 254
Email: ja-ford2@wiu.edu

Cecilia Mintz

EC Resource Specialist
Email: ce-mintz@wiu.edu