Ingrid Mari Anderson is a faculty at Portland State University in the Early Childhood Inclusive Education program. She works with the Master of Early Childhood: Inclusive Ed and Infant Toddler Mental Health programs. She holds a BA in women’s studies from San Diego State University, and an MEd in education with a focus on conflict resolution and peaceable schools from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. She earned her doctorate in educational leadership from Portland State University in 2014. Dr. Anderson has been in the early education field since 1990 and has extensive experience in early childhood education in city government, school districts, and county departments of education and was the director of programs and education for the Portland Children’s Museum. Ingrid has extensive experience presenting at international, national, and state conferences both in research and practitioner forums, and has keynoted events in 2017-2018 in Digital Landscapes, Early Childhood Emotional Lives, and in Early Childhood STEM. Her new book from Redleaf Press will be available in fall 2021, Supporting Children's Mental Health and Wellbeing: A Strength-based Approach for Early Childhood Educators. Find her at www.possibilitiesece.com.