ANGELA CAPONE, Ph.D.
Vice President of Early Education
Angela joined PLN in 2013. As VP of Early Education, she is the driving force in continuing PLN’s history of achievement by preparing inner-city preschool students to succeed in kindergarten and beyond. In addition, she is instrumental in supporting families with referrals as an added resource for the success of their children.
Prior to joining Para Los Niños, Angela was Senior Program Manager at Southwest Head Start in Phoenix, Arizona, where she acted as Site Director for EDUCARE Arizona, responsible for supervising the Child Development manager and overseeing the curriculum for Southwest’s 52 Head Start Preschool/Early Head Start classrooms. In addition, she was a faculty member with the Harris Infant-Toddler Mental Health Training Institute, a graduate-level training for Infant/Toddler Mental Health Clinicians, Early Childhood professional and Family service professionals.
Angela has a Ph.D. in Early Childhood Special Education from Pennsylvania State University, a Master’s degree in Special Education from the College of William and Mary in Virginia and a B.S. from Westfield State College in Westfield, Massachusetts.