Holly Tullier

I have a degree in Criminal Justice from Southeastern and a degree in Sociology from LSU.  I have been working with Early Steps over 16 years.  I have also been a CASA worker for one year.  I enjoy meeting all my families and advocating for them to make sure their needs as well as their child's are met.  I have been married for 20 years and have a 16 year old daughter and 13 year old son.  My husband has been in the military for over 20 years and has completed 2 tours of duty.  Family is very … [Read more...]

Krista Fife

I graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2006 with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. I have been with EarlySteps as a Family Service Coordinator since January 2009. I find fulfillment in working with children and their families and sharing in the successes of each child. I have experience working with children with a variety of disabilities and developmental delays. I look forward to being able to provide your family with quality support coordination services. Krista Fife Family Support … [Read more...]

Shannon Walsdorf

After completing my bachelor's degree in psychology, my master's degree in social work, and becoming a licensed master's level social worker (LMSW) I began my career as a case manager at a major hospital.  During my time there I developed a passion for working with families to come up with safe and effective plans for their loved ones.  Today I am so grateful to continue to be able to work with families as a Family Support Coordinator with Early Steps.  The Early Steps program is complex and may … [Read more...]

Kasey Arteaga

I graduated from the University of Southeastern Louisiana in 2007.  Upon graduation I was hired as a Family Advocate for the University's Head Start Program.  As an advocate I helped meet the individual needs of children with disabilities, access community resources , and empower children and their families.  In addition to working for Head Start, I have worked with children in day care settings.  I believe my love for children and my experience as a Family Advocate will benefit your child … [Read more...]

Ashley Klebba

I am currently working on my masters in teaching in early intervention and special education at Southeastern Louisiana University.  I have been working with Early Steps since 2008 when I started as an Intake Coordinator.  I have also worked as a special instructor with the program and have greatly enjoyed working one on one with families.  My daughter is currently in Early Steps, so I understand and know what it is like to have a child in the program.  I have worked with a wide variety of … [Read more...]

Melanie Adams

I am a graduate of the University of Montevallo in Alabama with a degree in Family Consumer Science with a focus on Child and Family Studies.  I have worked with children for 10 plus years and have been with Early Steps for almost two years.  I have two young children of my own and I understand the desire to want the best opportunities for our children.  I look forward to working with your family to ensure you receive quality services and to enhance your child's development and enrich their … [Read more...]

Nicole Meyers

I have three years of experience with providing direct services through the Louisiana Early Steps program.  I strive to assist every family and their individual needs and providing available resources that the family may benefit from.  I received  my Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2007.  I am currently pursuing my Master's degree in  Human Services specializing in child development from Capella University.  I believe in working closely with the family to … [Read more...]

Amanda Babineaux

I am a graduate of University of Louisiana of Lafayette with a minor in Child & Family Studies.  I have 5 1/2 years experience providing Early Intervention in the Early Steps Program.  As a FSC I strive to meet the individual needs of our children and their families.  In addition to working as a FSC, I provide supervision within our company to ensure that our families are serviced well.  Coastal Care's vision is to ensure the needs of our families by working as a team with them and each … [Read more...]

Cindy Case

I received my Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology from Southeastern Louisiana University.  I have several years of experience working with children, including my own very active son and nephew with Down Syndrome.  I have worked with adolescents in juvenile drug court during and after my tenure in school.  I am a volunteer for Veterans Celebrate Freedom and the Childrens Advocacy Center/Hope house.  I'm very excited to be able to continue to work with the families and … [Read more...]

Reagan Newitt

I have 4 years experience working individually with children and families providing Early Intervention.  I graduated in Psychology with a focus on Early Child Development.  I have worked closely with children in foster care with a wide range of special needs/disabilities and advocating for each child to ensure they receive a great family life, services and education that each child very much deserves.  There are many resources for each and every family and I will work closely with you to locate … [Read more...]