Members & Participants

Committed To The Best Results !

Coalition members are an actively engaged and committed group of over 80 different agencies including; educators, social service providers, business owners and community leaders. Our members meet on a regular basis to network, share information and coordinate initiatives that promote better outcomes for Southern Illinois children and families.   

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Members & Participants

Agencies & Programs   

Anna Heights Early Learning Center-Anna
Anna PreKArchway: Early Intervention-Carbondale
Archway: LIFT-Carbondale
Archway: TIKES-Carbondale
Bi County Health Department
Birth to Five Region 20
Birth to Five Illinois Region 21
Birth to Five Illinois Region 30
Bright Beginnings Learning Center-Harrisburg
Bright Beginnings Learning Center-Carrier Mills
Bright Beginnings Learning Center-Eldorado
Bright Beginnings Learning Center-SIC
Carbondale School District #95
Caregiver Connections
Carterville United School District #5
Centerstone Early Head Start
Centerstone Mental Health and Counseling Center
Child and Family Connections # 21
Child and Family Connections # 22
Child and Family Connections # 24
Child Care Resource and Referral – John A Logan
City of Carbondale 
DCFS Child Care Licensing
Egyptian Health Department
Healthy Southern Illinois Delta Network
Hamilton County Preschool
Hannah House
Herrin Unit 4 Schools
Idea Creative Marketing
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Illinois Education Association
Illinois Heals 2.0
Jackson County Health Department
Jackson County Healthy Communities Coalition
Johnson County Health and Safety in Schools Committee
Kids and Company- Benton
Kids Corral- West Frankfort

Malone’s Early Learning Center Inc. -Carterville
Murry’s Child Development -DeSoto
Partnership for Resiliency
Presbyterian Day Care Center-Carbondale
Prevent Child Abuse Illinois
Rainbow Day Care Center-Eldorado
Rainbow’s End-SIU Carbondale-
Rascal X-Press-West Frankfort
Resilient Southern Illinois
Robin’s Nest-Carbondale
Robins Nest Carterville
Robins Nest- Marion
ROE 21
Shawnee Health Services
Shawnee Healthy Families
SIUC School of Medicine-
SIU Center for Rural Health and Social Development Services
Southern Region Early Childhood Programs, SIU
Southern Seven Health Department
Southern Seven Head Start
Southern Seven Early Head Start
Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH)
Southern Illinois Kids Academy
Southern Illinois University Head Start-Carbondale, Carterville, Marion
Stress and Trauma Treatment Center Inc.
Unity Point School: Family Circle
University of Illinois Extension
Vienna School District
Williamson Co. Early Childhood Cooperative -Carterville, Crab Orchard, Herrin, Johnston City, Marion
Williamson Co. Educational Services
WSIU Public Broadcasting
Yellow Brick Road Learning Adventures-Marion

    * Indicates they are a member of the Governance Council, Action Team, or Expert’s Group

Briandi Aiken*
 Angie Bailey*
Chrsitina Bitner
Kasey Bonner
Erica Brazier
Missy Brown*
Jennifer Bruner*
Leigh Caldwell*
Dr. Matt Buckman*
Michelle Cerutti*
Valerie Clodi*
Melissa Cobin*
Melody Coleman*
Chrissy Confer*
Ashleigh Couty*
Janice Crow
Sonya Culley*
Merenda Dale*
Chelsi Diles
Jil Deaton
Lisa Drury*
Laura Duckworth
Allexis Edwards
Tracey Elliott*
Lee Eklund
Jennifer Fals
Sarah Fager
Tonya Frehner*
Melissa Fulton
Sebastian Garcia
Shannon Green*
Ashley Greer*
Tracie Griffith
Jenna Gunning
Brittney Hale*
Staci Haile*
Ayanna Haynes
Debbie Hedges
Hope Hines
Phillip Hosfeldt*
Sheryl Houston
Claire Hughes
Amanda Hunt
Patricia Ingram*
Shataka Jangirawat
Cierra Johnson*
Dr. Diane King*
Cora Kellum
Jamie Kerley 
Rebecca Konecek
Emme Lane
Lori LeQuatte
Laura Lindsey*
Mary Beth Long*
Brigitta Mac-Rizzo
Zena Madison*
Dana Marlow*


Brooke May*
Dr. Lea Maue*
Lori McBride
Edrica McDowell*
Jackie McGee
Colleen McLaughlin*
Marie Meacham
Alissa Miller
Abigail Moberly*
David Mills*
Sally Mondino*
Micki Moon*
Robin Moore
Karen Moss*
Ginger Goodman Meyer*|
Marilyn Murry*
Jennifer Newbury
Crystal Newcomb
Sara Nighswander*
Alyssa Oglesby*
Jennifer Overturf*
Jessica Palazzolo
Jennifer Parks*
Erin Pickford
Linda Poindexter
Michelle Pritchard*
Gracie Reilly
Kathleen Rigg*
Stacey Rix
Brandy Respondek*
Kelsey Rohrer
Sara Rushing*
Johna Schullian*
Alexa Berube Sitarz*
Andrea Smith
Elizabeth Spezia*
Lisa Stanton
Keely Stephens
Jennifer Skyes*
Karla Tabing*
Tara Taborn
Kelly Tinsley
Marilyn Toliver*
Deidre Traylor
Cynthia Trembly*
Diane Richey
John Shadowens*
Nicole Van Hise*
Lori Van Horn
Christy Vaughn
Julie Veach
Nina Wargel*
Akemi Walker
Francine Wien- Frankowski*
Leslie Wiseman
Cherie Wright*
Toni K Wright*
Whitney Wyatt*

Community Partnerships

Systems changes require coordination, communication, and CONNECTIONS between community members and groups. To that end, Coalition members have been intentional in making collaborative/ links with other community coalitions, collaborations, and initiatives. Current community system partnerships include: