Quality and Professional Development Program Manager, Office of Early Childhood Education, Virginia Department of Education

Mickie McInnis currently serves as the Quality and Professional Development Manager in the Office of Early Childhood Education at the Virginia Department of Education.  She started in this field 25 years ago as a school-age teacher for a summer camp.  In all her various roles since, she has been dedicated to developing the knowledge, skills and abilities of child care professionals. This work  is critical to supporting children and families in our communities.  Other roles Mickie has served in include – state child care policy work for Virginia Department of Social Serices, licensing inspector, city child care coordinator, trainer, mentor, adjunct instructor and program director.