Mandy Orlando, Head Start Education Director, started her career at Tri County Head Start as a Teacher in 2008. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with Early Childhood endorsement from Western Michigan University and a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Ashford University. She is a certified CLASS observer and trainer in the Michigan Literacy Essentials for Preschool. Mandy’s favorite childhood book is Love You Forever by Robert Munsch. Mandy is passionate about supporting teachers and children and gets to do both in her work at TCHS and in her community as a Girl Scout troop leader and adjunct instructor at Southwestern Michigan College.