Continuous Learning & Quality Improvement
A New York transplant, Shawnalee Vassell joined The Children’s Trust in 2019. She has over 12 years of nonprofit experience working in various positions from operations management to development. Ms. Vassell has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and is currently pursuing a dual master’s in International Administration and Public Health with a focus on Human Behaviors at the University of Miami. She is passionately moved by causes involving human rights, women’s empowerment, healthcare reform and global health, and volunteers on behalf of many of those causes.
Miami native Tatiana Canelas joined The Children’s Trust in 2018. She holds a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and a master’s degree in public administration from Florida International University. Prior to coming to The Trust, Ms. Canelas worked as the project coordinator for Quality Counts at the Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe; she more recently served as a program coordinator at Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA) as a program coordinator.
Carol Brogan joined The Children's Trust in January 2016. She has held leadership roles in organizations of varying sizes with assorted missions including director of business development/training academy and special projects manager at Family Central, quality counts implementation manager at Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe, and education services manager at Miami-Dade County Head Start/Early Head Start.