Child and Family Development Specialist
JCYS Wicker Park: (872) 315-2300, ext. 170
Shira has a master of science in Child Development from Erikson Institute and a bachelor of science degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Shira started with JCYS in March 2019 and splits her time between Wicker Park and Buffalo Grove. Previously, Shira worked as a Developmental Therapist in Early Intervention and taught at Moriah Early Childhood Center. Shira believes in a relationship-based approach. All children are different and creating a unique relationship with the child helps foster their development.