Kaylan is the Finance and Operational Manager for NCECF. She began her focus in supporting children’s early years as a Kindergarten teacher with Americorps, then moved to teaching infants and preschoolers in child care centers. Before joining NCECF, she provided administrative and fiscal support to First 5 Mono County, a state-funded organization that provides direct support to children ages birth to age five, their families, and childcare providers, in Mono County, California.
Kaylan grew up in rural New Hill, NC, attended Appalachian State University, as well as Cerro Coso and Foothill Colleges in California. Having decided to return to NC from living in the beautiful Eastern Sierras of California for more than ten years, she started at NCECF in 2019. Kaylan holds degrees in Early Childhood Development and Accounting, as well as a Certificate in Non-Profit Management from Duke University.