Rebecca Parlakian, M.A.

Rebecca Parlakian serves as Senior Director of Programs at ZERO TO THREE, a nonprofit focused on promoting healthy development for children from birth to three, where she directs a portfolio of projects related to child development, parenting, and high quality teaching/caregiving. In her role, Rebecca has co-authored three parenting curricula and developed parenting resources in various formats (e.g., app, podcasts, and videos). Rebecca’s written work has appeared in a variety of publications including the peer-reviewed Young Children. She holds a Master’s degree in infant/toddler special education from the George Washington University although her most challenging and satisfying lab work has been her two children, Ella and Bennett.