Ellen M. Drolette is an early childhood educator running a family child care for the past 26 years in Burlington, Vermont. She is a global leader with the World Forum Foundation for Early Care and Education. Drolette owns Positive Spin, LLC, a business specializing in early childhood professional development, trainings, seminars and conference keynotes. She also writes a parenting column on early childhood for a local community newspaper. Drolette wrote "Overcoming Teacher Burnout In Early Childhood: Strategies for Change," which is available through Redleaf Press.