Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes

Staff Bio

Photo: Kaki Roberts

Kaki Roberts, Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute

Kaki Roberts is a writer and graphic designer at the WWW: Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute in Asheville, NC, where she specializes in creating evidence-based learning materials for early childhood practitioners and families of young children as part of applied research projects. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia and of Boston University. A former teacher of children and adults with developmental disabilities, Kaki worked in public school classrooms in Tennessee and Massachusetts and in a special education center while serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Cuenca, Ecuador. She also has worked as a staff reporter on news dailies and weeklies, and as a freelance writer.

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center

  • CB 8040
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040
  • phone: 919.962.2001
  • fax: 919.966.7463
  • email:

The ECTA Center is a program of the FPG Child Development Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, funded through cooperative agreement number H326P120002 from the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent the Department of Education's position or policy.

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