Rae Pica is an internationally known early childhood education consultant. Her mission is to ensure that children have the opportunity to be children and that child development guides all of our practices with them.
She is the award-winning author of 21 books, including What If Everybody Understood Child Development? and What If We Taught the Way Children Learn? She’s convinced she has a “writing disease” and is currently working on her 22nd book, Spark a Revolution in Early Childhood Education: Speaking Up for Yourself and the Little Ones, to be published in the fall of 2022.
An active blogger and online course creator, Rae is also known for her lively and informative presentations – both virtual and in-person – for educators and parents.
Rae has written for Huffington Post and serves as an expert contributor to 30Seconds, a media platform providing information and inspiration to women on the go, and to the TODAY Parenting Team.
As a consultant, she has shared her expertise with such groups as the Sesame Street Research Department, Centers for Disease Control, Nickelodeon's Blue's Clues, Chicago Children's Museum, Hasbro, and Mattel.