Executive functions are important building blocks for early cognitive and social development. Join us to learn more about executive functions in infants and toddlers, such as self-regulation, attention, curiosity, memory, problem-solving, and more. You'll also learn what you and families can do to support the development of these functions in young children.


Ann Janney-Schultz

Ann Janney-Schultz
Ann is the Manager of the Virginia Head Start State-Based Training and Technical Assistance Office. She has worked in the field of early childhood education for nearly 35 years and in Head Start for the past 12 years. She completed her MS degree at VA Tech in Family and Child Development and has taught ECE classes as adjunct faculty for Virginia Western Community College and Wheelock College.


Since 2003, she has been with the Head Start Technical Assistance System, supported by ICF International, working with local Head Start and Early Head Start grantees to help them meet the extensive Head Start Performance Standards and continuously improve program quality. Since becoming manager of the state T/TA office, she has worked with many state projects related to professional development and inclusion of children with disabilities. She continues to work at the state level to support the development of comprehensive early childhood and professional development systems for early childhood teachers across the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

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