Sarah-Ellen joined the APC as Alabama Project LAUNCH Director in February of 2017. Once the 5-year Project LAUNCH grant ended in 2019, Sarah-Ellen was asked to continue working with the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education as Manager Infant and Early Childhood Special Programs. Sarah-Ellen is a graduate of Lesley College with a B.S. in Child and Community and Troy State University at Montgomery with a M.S. in Agency Counseling. She has 14 years of experience in nonprofit work, 12 of which are in mental health child advocacy. Sarah-Ellen is originally from New York.