Deborah Greenwald-Pollender

Senior Program Associate

Staff photo of Deborah Greenwald

Deborah Greenwald-Pollender joined WestEd in 2002 as a Senior Program Associate with the Center for Child and Family Studies.

Greenwald-Pollender directs the Infant/Toddler Guidelines Project for the California Department of Education and is a faculty member of the Program for Infant/Toddler Caregiver Trainer Institutes.

Prior to working at WestEd, Greenwald-Pollender spent 15 years in infant/toddler group care. She also taught parent/infant guidance classes and was an infant/toddler trainer in a resource and referral agency.

Greenwald-Pollender received a BA in child development from Humboldt State University and an MA in human development from Pacific Oaks College. She also holds certificates from the American Montessori Society and Resources for Infant Educarers.