Carmelita Bota

Hudson Valley

Carmelita Bota has been in the field of early childhood education for more than 30 years in varying capacities. She has served as preschool teacher, center director, training coordinator of professional development, infant toddler specialist and credential trainer. All these roles have allowed her to provide support and training to programs, teachers, and families. Her focus has been on early childhood interactions and practices that promote quality childhood experiences for children. Carmelita has a master’s degree in early childhood and elementary education (N-6), American Montessori Pre-Primary Credential (2-6 yr. old) and NYS T-Tap Credential.