Tweety Yates, Ph.D., is a consultant/trainer. Her work has primarily focused on parent-child interactions, social-emotional development, early literacy and professional development. Through previous grant funded projects, Tweety has developed numerous materials for teachers, home visitors, parents and early childhood faculty. She has provided professional development on topics related to infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their families for over thirty years. She has worked as a teacher, home visitor, and facilitated parent-child groups.