"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




Upcoming Appearances


Jacky Howell has over 40 years experience working with young children, families and programs providing quality early care and education in many different roles including early childhood teacher, administrator, trainer, coach and technical assistant. She has over 30 years experience as a course instructor and presenter on topics related to early childhood development and curriculum. Jacky has worked extensively as a technical assistant and mentor to early childhood teachers in the District of Columbia for the past eleven years. In addition, Jacky has been a speaker and a keynoter at local, national, and international conferences, including NAEYC’s Annual Conference and Professional Development Conference, PACT, MCPPNS, MAESA and AEYC's throughout the country as well as overseas. Jacky has published in several early childhood journals and wrote a column for NAEYC’s journal, Teaching Young Children. NAEYC recently published the book she co-authored, Rituals and Traditions: Fostering a Sense of Community in Preschool.

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NAEYC's ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN DC!

"Creating a center culture that connects us all:
From incorporating skills of kindness and empathy to establishing rituals and traditions that build a strong
community"

Wednesday, November 14th

DC Convention Center

See you there OR book us to bring it to you!










I AM HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THE ADDITION OF GRACIELA SEMIDEY TO AZSPIRE, LLC.!!!

Graciela and I have worked together many years both training and coaching in early childhood classrooms.  Graciela presents sessions in both Spanish and English. More info coming soon!





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​Jacky Howell, Early Childhood Education Consultant