Christie Noelle Krase is passionate about early childhood education and care. She spends most of her time advocating for access to life-changing, high-quality early childhood experiences for all young children and for supporting funding for programs on local, state and federal levels. She currently serves as a Board Member on the Child Care Council of Westchester where she serves on the Public Policy Committee as well as a co-chair of the Nominating and Board Development Committee. She is also a Board Member for the Friends of Chappaqua Performing Arts Center.
Christie Noelle lives in Chappaqua, NY with her husband, Scott. She is a mother of four almost grown children and spends her free time traveling, swimming, cooking, reading, playing the cello and learning as many new things as possible every day. Her academic research efforts focus on the effects of high-quality early childhood care and education for rural communities and for children in poverty. She has a Master’s degree in Education Policy and Social Analysis, as well as a Master’s degree in Elementary Teaching and Curriculum from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her undergraduate degree was in Organizational Behavior and Marketing from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.