|Deborah McNelis |
As an Early Brain Development Specialist and owner of Brain Insights, LLC, Deborah is the award winning author of, The Brain Development Series. She has been seen in several national publications and receives rave reviews for her presentations throughout the country.
Deborah is overjoyed with the response to her company, braininsights® due to her passion to create awareness of the importance of the early years. She has created, The Brain Development Series, and Naturally Developing Young Brains.
Deborah is an author, speaker, educator and parent. Her passion is to achieve the best possible outcome for all children and make brain development common knowledge.
With a BS. Degree in Early Childhood Education Deborah has taught kindergarten, and pre-school. She has also created an innovative community based program called, Family Network. She has been the coordinator of a family literacy program. This included creating a jail parent program, a home tutoring program, and an at-risk teens parenting program.
With an MS in Adult Education, Deborah taught in the early childhood associate degree program for several years. She also worked to advocate for children as an early brain development specialist at the Wisconsin Council for Children and Families. This included developing, The Milwaukee Brain Team.
All this work has focused on promoting the potential in children. In addition to the brain development materials she has created, Deborah has developed newsletters, the Early Childhood Brain Insights blog, and the BRAIN Initiative. Her goal is for everyone to gain an understanding of brain development, it’s impact and the ways we can all easily make a difference for ALL children.