Early Childhood Consultant

About Rae

Rae Pica has been an early childhood education consultant since 1980. Dedicated to developing and educating the whole child, Rae is the author of 22 books, including the text Experiences in Movement and Music (in its 5th edition), and two of her latest books, What If Everybody Understood Child Development?: Straight Talk About Bettering Education and Children’s Lives and Acting Out! Avoid Behavior Challenges with Active Learning Games & Activities.

Rae is a former adjunct instructor for the University of New Hampshire and is currently a blogger, online course creator, and popular keynote speaker. As a consultant, she has shared her expertise with such groups as the Sesame Street Research Department, the Head Start Bureau, Centers for Disease Control, the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Gymboree, Nike, Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Clues, Bright Horizons, and health departments, schools, and resource and referral agencies throughout the country.

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As a consultant, Rae has shared her expertise with such groups as:

  • Sesame Street Research Department
  • Head Start Bureau
  • Centers for Disease Control
  • President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
  • Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Clues
  • Gymboree
  • Hasbro
  • Mattel
  • Nike
  • Bright Horizons
  • schools
  • parents
  • and state health departments throughout the country