About Sheila Brookes
Sheila Brookes, PhD, serves as a subject matter expert for the Region 5 Comprehensive Center (R5CC). In this role, she provides technical assistance and project support across initiatives. Sheila has over 30 years of experience in the field of early childhood education with expertise in early childhood screening and assessment, workforce development, home visiting, public policy, and social emotional learning. Sheila develops professional development and resource materials to support states’ development and implementation of high-quality early learning programs and to support implementation of age-appropriate instruction. Sheila and her family live in Missouri.