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Explore Delaware’s Birth to Three Journey with Special Guest Ms. Rachel

Delaware’s Birth to Three Program is proud to announce a dynamic and engaging virtual event, “Explore Delaware’s Birth to Three Journey with Special Guest Ms. Rachel,” scheduled for December 6, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST) via Zoom. This one-hour live event is divided into two captivating segments, designed to educate, inspire, and foster community involvement.

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Meet the Speakers

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Rachel Griffin Accurso
Award-winning educator, songwriter, and online sensation | Songs for Littles
Rachel Griffin Accurso aka Ms. Rachel is an award-winning educator, songwriter, and online sensation with a Master’s in Music Education from NYU and currently working towards her second Master’s in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Rachel and her husband, Aron Accurso, have created the popular YouTube channel SONGS FOR LITTLES, which provides educational videos and music classes for toddlers and preschoolers.

Nicole Topper
Nicole Topper
Public Health Administrator I | Birth to Three Early Intervention Program
Nicole Topper has been with the Birth to Three Early Intervention Administration since August 2022. Nicole started her career with the Department of Service for Children, Youth, and Their Families (DSCYF) in 2006 and joined the Division of Public Health in 2022. Nicole has focused her educational and professional career on serving the children and families of Delaware for over 17 years.

Erin Rich
Erin Rich
Part C Coordinator | Birth to Three Early Intervention Program
Erin Rich is new to the Part C Coordinator position but has been with the Birth to Three program since January 2022. Previously, Ms. Rich taught Research and Writing for many years at Delaware Technical Community College, and high school English in Philadelphia before that. She strives to ensure equitable and quality Early Intervention services for infants and toddlers in Delaware, and their families, aided by strong and collaborative relationships with community stakeholders.

Candi Biles
Candi Biles
Public Health Treatment Program Administrator | Birth to Three Early Intervention Program
Candi Biles, Public Health Treatment Program Administrator, has been with the Birth to Three Regional Program in Kent & Sussex county since November 2004. She started as a Casual/Seasonal Family Service Coordinator and in 2020 was promoted to the Program Administrator position. She worked in the community for 7 years, serving vulnerable populations, such as survivors of Domestic Violence, substance abuse and HIV. She enjoys serving Kent & Sussex families by giving their child the absolute best start in life. She is passionate about empowering her staff and creating a positive workplace culture.

Sarah Wood
Sarah Wood
Training and Education Administrator I | Birth to Three Early Intervention Program
Sarah Wood, Training and Education Administrator I, has been with the Birth to Three Early Intervention Program since April 2022. She came to the Division of Public Health after serving 8.5 years with the Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families. Sarah is passionate about child advocacy and enjoys working closely with community stakeholders to help support Delaware’s families.

Maricarmen Morales Santiago
Maricarmen Morales Santiago
Trainer/Educator III | Birth to Three Early Intervention Program
Maricarmen Morales Santiago, Trainer/Educator III, has been with the Birth to Three Early Intervention Program since September 2019. Maricarmen was a Child Development Specialist and ECE Interventionist with the program before becoming the program trainer. Maricarmen is an Early Childhood Educator with experience in school settings, HeadStart Programs and private practice as tutor and educational therapist. Maricarmen is passionate about Early Intervention and outreach.

Lauren Van Hise
Lauren Van Hise
Content Strategist | Tapp Network Marketing & Technology Agency
Lauren brings 10 years of combined experience in education and hospitality marketing to develop the strategic approach for managing, creating, and scheduling content for Tapp clients.

Topics We’ll Cover

This live event offers the opportunity to engage with both state-level experts on Birth to Three as well as Special Guest, Ms. Rachel, the creative force behind Songs for Littles on YouTube.

Press Conference 6:00 PM – 6:20 PM EST

Welcome & Introductions

Moderated by Lauren Van Hise from Tapp Network Marketing & Technology Agency

“What is E.I.?” Video Screening

Hear from Ms. Rachel about the significance of early childhood development and early intervention and the resources available through Delaware’s Birth to Three Program.

Q&A

Submit your questions for the B23 Team and Ms. Rachel ahead of time for an exclusive opportunity to have them answered live during the program.

Closing Remarks

Moderated by Lauren Van Hise from Tapp Network Marketing & Technology Agency

Family Program 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM EST

Welcome & Introductions

Moderated by Lauren Van Hise from Tapp Network Marketing & Technology Agency

“What is E.I.?” Video Screening

Hear from Ms. Rachel about the significance of early childhood development and early intervention and the resources available through Delaware’s Birth to Three Program.

Interactive Ms. Rachel Performance

Make sure the kiddos are sitting still! You may be invited “on stage” with Ms. Rachel and husband Aron Accurso as they perform a special segment!

Q&A

Submit your questions ahead of time to ensure they are addressed live during the program.

Closing Remarks

Moderated by Lauren Van Hise from Tapp Network Marketing & Technology Agency

See You at the Event!

Don’t miss out on the chance to be part of an informative and inspiring event. Join us on December 6th at 6:00 PM on Zoom, where we promise engaging content and exclusive insights into Delaware’s Birth to Three Program.

Save your spot!

Press Registration Form
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Question for B23 Team
Question for Ms. Rachel

Family Registration Form
First Name
Last Name
County
Child between 0-3? yes/no
Would you like to be added to the B23 email list? yes/no
Question for B23 Team
Question for Ms. Rachel

By participating in this live webinar, you consent to the Delaware Division of Public Health using any recorded video footage featuring your likeness for promotional purposes in the future, without any compensation or further approval required.

Zoom Webinar Info:

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