Dr. Guylaine Richard and her team of consultants are seasoned, passionate, and compassionate individuals with a wealth of expertise in the field of leadership, equity, administration, program design and management, health, early childhood education, family and community engagement. They believe that as a program you can and you will be successful in your journey. They come right alongside you and your staff to partner with Care, Openness, Mindfulness, Purpose, Abilities, Sensitivity and Serenity (COMPASS).
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Dr. Richard is a medical graduate from the School of Medicine and Pharmacy in Haiti; a graduate from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Public Health and the John Hopkins University School of Professional Studies in Business and Education. She earned a professional certification on the Science of Happiness at Work from the University of California, Berkley.
She brings more than 25 years of experience leading successful programs, educating and providing training and technical assistance in the field of public health, administration and education to various national and international agencies serving at-risk populations. Dr. Richard is the founder and chairperson of WISEOP, Inc. a non-profit organization dedicated to the attainment of self-sufficiency through education and leadership. She is the President of Guylaine Richard, LLC, a woman, veteran, minority owned and certified small business enterprise providing training and consultation to local, regional, national and international programs in the areas of leadership, organizational development, program quality, cultural diversity, equity and staff professional development.
Dr. Richard has held several positions in Head Start and has had the distinct privilege to be recognized as a National Head Start Fellow, where she developed new project initiatives for the Health and Disabilities Branch, as well as representing the Family and Youth Services Bureau in research and health initiatives with other Federal agencies. She brings a wealth of experience as a Head Start Director, Training and Technical Assistance Health Specialist, Start-up Planner, and Head Start Federal Reviewer. She worked as the Training and Technical Assistance Development Director of the National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement at the Brazelton Touchpoints Center at Children Boston Hospital.
Presently Dr. Richard leads the Training and Technical Assistance efforts of Guylaine Richard, LLC. She is the Childhood Education International, Inc. (CEI) Regional Director for the Caribbean and volunteers in various non-for-profit boards in Florida.
She is known for her passion for children, youth, pregnant women, and her true commitment to delivery of quality services. She is an author and enjoys sharing her talents with others through mentoring opportunities. Dr. Richard may be reached by phone at (561) 542-4630 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Knowles-O’Brien earned a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) from Northeastern University.
She brings extensive experience and expertise in the field of early intervention, early
childhood education and human development, program development and systems of care.
She has served as Director of Young Children and Families at a regional TTA educational service center and administrator for Early intervention, SAMHSA grant, public PreK-K, Head Start state funded child care centers.
Her latest achievement was collaborating and working on the National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement (NCPFCE) for Office of Head Start/Early Head Start and the Office of Child Care to create strengths-based, developmental, relational and culturally and linguistically responsive resources.
Mr. Richard is retired from the US Air Force and is a former civil servant, with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology from Southern Illinois University and a Master of Science in Procurement and Acquisitions Management.
His professionalism with his entrepreneurial spirit has led to multiple management and ownership positions. He is consistently dedicated in all aspects of daily operations with a proven sales and leadership track record in management.
He also volunteers for various non- profits organizations in the South Florida area and he is very passionate about education and giving back to his community through volunteering. Mr. Richard can be reached by phone at (561) 733-8839 or via e-mail at FrantzYvansRichard@gmail.com