Kentucky Association for Early Childhood Education



Kentucky Association
Early Childhood Education
c/o NKU Early Childhood Center
MEP 147 Nunn Drive
Highland Heights KY 41099
Fax: 859.572.1941

Affiliated Organizations

1313 L St. N.W. Suite 500
Washington DC 20005
(202) 232-8777
(800) 424-2460

PO Box 55930
Little Rock, AR 72215-5930
(800) 305-7322
Fax: (501) 227-5297






Meet the KAECE Board

Child at Window

Current Elected Officers

President - Jaesook Gilbert
Past President - Kathy Attaway
President Elect - Maria Rutherford

Recording Secretary -Alison Uhl
Treasurer - Michael Green
NAEYC Representative - Jeffrey Herron
NAEYC Representative-Elect -
SECA Representative - Maureen O'Brien
SECA Representative-Elect -
Vice-President for Membership-Vicke Bowman
Vice-President for Public Policy - April Trent
Vice-President for Programs - Sadie Bonifas

Other KAECE Board Members

Awards -Felicia Alfred
Chapter Liaison -Greta Henry
NAEYC Accreditation Support- Jonghee Shim
Publications Editor - Sue Griebling
Ways & Means - Cheryl Dalton and Linda Avery

Hospitality Co-Chairs-Debbie Sisco and Laura Hughs
Audubon AECE Chapter President - April Brown
Bluegrass AECE Chapter President -Lisa Gannoe
Louisville AECE Chapter President - Maureen O'Brien
Morehead AECE Chapter - Rebecca Hart
Northeast AECE Chapter President - Vacant
Northern Kentucky AECE Chapter President - Shelley Simpson
South Central AECE Chapter President - Jonghee Shim
Southeast AECE Chapter President - Carolyn Bush
UK Student AECE Chapter President - Vacant
Western Kentucky AECE Chapter President - Teresa Reed

KAECE Business Manager - Melanie Caldwell

Board Member Biographies

Jaesook Gilbert
Sadie Bonifas


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Chapter Presidents

KAECE Executive Committee





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