What do you believe is best for children,

families, and educators?

What is your vision?

What is your program/school doing to foster

those beliefs and grow a connected community?

Azspire, llc with Jacky Howell and consultants,

can help inspire and foster those beliefs!

We take information, coupled with inspiration and work with others to create best early childhood practices.

We help create learning communities, provide coaching and mentoring, workshop sessions, and more

through our on-site work with

early childhood programs.

Let us come to you to design

what you need!


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Learning together with children, educators and   families about early childhood education for over 45 years.

"There are three ways to ultimate success;

The first way is to be kind.

The second way is to be kind.

The third way is to be kind."

--Fred Rogers

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NAEYC Conference 2018, Jacky does a ritual

with her co-presenter, Makai Kellogg.

As Bev Bos used to say,

"Experience is not the best teacher--

it's the only teacher!"

We believe in opportunities to learn together

in interactive, engaging ways!

Azspire, llc provides coaching, mentoring,

interactive/information workshops,

ongoing learning communities,

book studies, keynote addresses,

and much more!

We work with administrators,

classroom educators, and families.

We believe in creating a "culture of inquiry",

as fostered by the work of Margie Carter and Ann Pelo.

We respect adults in bringing their knowledge and experiences as the basis of their learning process.

With over 45 years of experience including teaching children, being administrators, writing,  presenting, webinars, and courses, we have so much to offer!

We at azspire, llc believe that learning is lifelong,

that we all have gifts to give,  and new ideas to explore

and understand.  We believe in creating learning communities.

Jacky Howell, with over 40 years experience in the ece field,

    collects resources, writes articles, conducts webinars,                     and has a book,  Rituals and Traditions: Building a Sense of Community in Preschool ,  published by NAEYC.

Jacky Howell currently works hands-on in early childhood classrooms and programs, presents on current topics, creates book study groups, and more! 

       Her colleague, Graciela Semidey, brings her expertise 

in the field of early childhood education with sessions

             in both Spanish and English.                    

Return here and check out the publications

as well as resources updated monthly!