Staff Categories: Early Childhood

Echo Sutterfield

Echo, a Louisiana native and seasoned Project Manager, is a member of ACNJ’s Early Learning Team. She has a bachelor’s degree in education, and spent her early career teaching in Louisiana, Japan, and Croatia. She was later inspired to make a broader impact, leading her to pursue and obtain a master’s degree in nonprofit management, […]

Winifred Smith-Jenkins

In 2023, ACNJ welcomed Winifred Smith-Jenkins as the Director of Early Learning Policy and Advocacy. With an impressive professional background spanning over two decades in managing three successful family-owned child care programs in northern New Jersey, Winifred brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role at ACNJ. Her expertise in child care and […]

Diane Dellanno

Diane Dellanno, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, is a policy analyst and member of the early childhood team at ACNJ. Her primary role has been to develop an infant/toddler advocacy campaign to improve early learning policies, programs and funding for infants and toddlers in New Jersey. Diane has authored several issue briefs on topics related […]