Name: Anntoinette McKee MA, CIMI
Role: Early Head Start Deputy Director and Home Visiting Director, Next Door
Anntoinette M. McKee became Next Door’s Early Head Start Deputy Director in 2010. She is responsible for implementation and design of Early Head Start federal and state Home Visitation programs. She received training in youth development by the Department of Labor, is a certified diversity trainer, infant massage instructor, Family Service Credential trainer, and is Doula and PITC trained. Anntoinette holds a BS in Educational Policy and Community Education from the University Wisconsin-Milwaukee and an MS in Theology/Divinity. Her knowledge and professionalism is supported by over 20 years of hands-on leadership experience in Early Intervention, Early Head Start and K-12 programs. Anntoinette is a member of the Breastfeeding Employers Supported Time (BEST) Advisory Board, the Milwaukee Infant Mortality Taskforce Committee), and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). McKee co-authored two books: Bruised But Not Broken and Raising Healthy Children in an Unhealthy World. She is passionate and focuses on positive child outcomes to close the achievement gap and build a sustainable future for children, families and communities.