Staff

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Robyn Lightcap is the Executive Director for Dayton-Montgomery County Preschool Promise. Robyn serves on the Governor's Early Childhood Advisory Council and is Vice-Chair of groundWork, Ohio's early childhood advocacy organization. She has led complex projects in both the non-profit and for-profit sectors, including at IBM, Chicago's Willow Creek Community Church and Evenflo. She has a business degree from Wake Forest University.

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Ashley Marshall is the Director of Preschool Promise. She is leading efforts to expand the program across the City of Dayton and to assist programs in improving their quality.  Previously, Ashley was the Director of the University of Dayton's Demonstration School, the Bombeck Family Learning Center. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton, where she studied early childhood education and received her Master's in Educational Leadership.

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Charmaine Webster is the Director of Marketing for Preschool Promise. She leads the media strategy and community education initiatives. Currently, Charmaine serves on the YWCA Advocacy Board and is an alumna of the Women's Leadership Collaborative of Greater Dayton, and Dayton's Neighborhood Leadership Institute. Charmaine has been a youth pastor, camp counselor and research assistant. A native of Cincinnati, she received her bachelor’s degree in public policy from Duke University and a Master’s of Divinity from Emory University.

Latoria Marcellus is the Director of Quality for Preschool Promise. She is helping Montgomery County Preschools implement effective curriculum and leading the work to promote strong relationships between teachers and young learners. She has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, mentor and professional development facilitator. A graduate of The Ohio State University, where she studied early childhood education, Latoria received her Master's in Education from Antioch University McGregor.

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Te'Jal Cartwright is the Preschool Promise Coordinator. A Dayton native, she received her bachelor's degree in English from the University of Dayton and is a proud alumna of the Dayton Early College Academy. During college, Te'Jal was a lead tutor for Upward Bound and helped raise more than $70,000 in scholarships. After receiving her degree, she traveled to multiple universities as a program manager for fundraising phone-a-thons.