Author and Speaker Anita Wadley Schlaht holds a B.S. in Early Childhood Education and a M. Ed. in Gifted Education. She has 25 years of experience as a teacher/director/owner of Children's World and Gateways to Learning Developmental Preschool. She taught kindergarten in the Edmond Public School system four four years, was Program Director and Director of Grants and Special Projects for Prevent Blindness Oklahoma for 6.5 years and recently retired after five years as Executive Director of the Edmond Historical Society & Museum. She and her husband Kirby live in Edmond, Oklahoma and enjoy gardening, reading, music, sports, church activities and spending time with their 8 grandchildren. Anita is available for author visits to schools, preschools and day care centers as well as speaking engagements for parent meetings, early childhood conferences or university classes.