Gov. Perry Names Brown Chair of Texas Early Learning Council
Gov. Rick Perry has named LaShonda Brown of Missouri City chair of the Texas Early Learning Council for a term to expire at the pleasure of the governor. The council assesses early childhood education and care programs across the state, and develops opportunities for collaboration and coordination between state and federally-funded child development entities and child care and early education programs to ensure children have access to high quality programs.
Brown is director of the University of Texas Health Science Center Children's Learning Institute Texas Head Start State Collaboration Office. She is a member of the Healthy Child Care Texas Advisory Committee, National Health and Safety Interest Forum, and Texas Infant Mental Health Association Advisory Board.
Brown received a bachelor's degree from Dallas Baptist University, and is pursuing a master's degree in organizational leadership from Abilene Christian University.