The ECDtf Leadership Team

Childhood Education International is the host organization for the Early Childhood Development Task Force (ECDtf). We draw on our expertise in disability and inclusion, as well as our global network and communications experience to support this robust worldwide network.

Core Leadership Group

The ECDtf is guided by the Core Leadership Group, which consists of ECDtf members who are specialists and experts from around the world.

The Core Leadership Group guides the planning and direction of ECDtf initiatives and ensures we are kept abreast of trends, practices, and policies in the changing field of inclusive and equitable services to young children with disabilities.

Core Leadership Group members include:

Ashok Dethe
Dean and Principal, Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Science, Naharlagun, Arunachal Pradesh

Eric Ofori
Director, NHFB-Ghana

Maria Marelli
ECD Global Specialist, Humanity & Inclusion

Marisol Moreno
Professor, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Paul Lynch
Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow

Toby Long
Professor and Training Director of the Center for Child and Human Development, Georgetown University
United States