About Me

Christine M. Snyder, M.A.

Early Childhood Consultant

Contact me: christinesnyder926@gmail.com

Christine Snyder has worked in the early childhood education field since 1999 as a teacher, center director, author, and trainer/coach. She is a PhD student at Eastern Michigan University, holds a master’s degree in early childhood education, and a bachelor’s degree in child development.

Christine is currently Director of the University of Michigan Health System Children’s Center, part-time lecturer in the College of Education at Eastern Michigan University, and an independent consultant. Christine develops and facilitates training throughout the United States, internationally, and online. She has published six early childhood resource books, as well as numerous articles, training DVD’s, and other classroom resources for teachers.

Christine volunteers on multiple local and national boards, advocating for equitable access to high quality education for children. Her current and past service includes Consulting Editor for NAEYC, Chair of the NAEYC Council for Accreditation of Early Learning Programs, Chair of the Community Action Network of Washtenaw County Board of Directors, and member of the NAEYC Early Learning Systems Committee.

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Testimonials

It’s very difficult to put into words the character of Christine Snyder. Outside of her professionalism, knowledge and willingness to go over and beyond to help, she had a way of pulling out the best in me. Christine has been my trainer, coach and without knowledge, my mentor. I am very grateful that I could call on her at any time for questions, concerns or help with a High Scope lesson. I can honestly say, I started believing in my abilities because she gave me opportunities to see my strengths. She believed so much in me that I began believing in myself.

-Kai, Family Home Child Care Owner, Detroit, MI

Christine’s wide eyed passion for and knowledge of her field/subject cannot but immediately  engage any student and for me personally when I first encountered her in training,  I was transported to another realm of knowledge and engagement where desire to learn and listen were present. Christine’s ability to both engage her students  and share her personal warmth, depth of knowledge and obvious endearment to her field of study is noteworthy .  My encounters with her have developed to a friendship. I would travel anywhere to hear her train!

Niamh, Early Childhood Center Owner and Director, Dublin, Ireland

Christine’s leadership style is a perfect combination of participative &  transformational, both of which were pivotal to our center’s success when she became our director. Christine has a way of making her staff feel valued and appreciated. She helped increase our confidence and motivated us to work toward our goals. I am fortunate to have her as my mentor. 

Kadesha, Preschool Director, Jacksonville, Florida

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