Allison’s Infant & Toddler Center has several programs for underserved youth such as: Head-Start, Early Head-Start, Preschool for All, Prevention Initiatives, and CACFP. Her schools recently received the Award of Excellence for Family and Community Partnerships from the Governor Bruce Rauner’s Office. The Award of Excellence is highest award a childcare center can receive for quality in the State of Illinois. She has received countless grants and awards for her work with children and families. She is a Professional Registered Nurse. She is an Infant Toddler Specialist level 5, she has a PEL (Professional Educator’s License-ECE), she has a level 5 Early Childhood Education credential, she has a level III Family Engagement Specialist credential, she has a Level II Director’s credential, she has a Type 73, she works for the Council of Professional Recognition (Washington, DC) as a Professional Development Specialist, she teaches a Child Development Associate’s course, and she is personally responsible for over 40 educators becoming nationally certified to work in all 50 states.