Meet Our Team


  • Doctor of Education, Adult Education & Community College Leadership, University of Georgia

  • Master of Education, Adult Education, University of Georgia

  • Master of Education, Early Childhood Education, Albany State University

  • Bachelor of Science, Early Childhood Education, Albany State University


Career Highlights

  • Administration

    • Non-profit Boards, 25 years

    • Director of Instruction/Dean, Early Care & Education & Academic Programs, 4 years

    • Center Director, Lab Schools, Georgia’s Pre-K, Head Start, 12 years

  • Teaching & Training

    • College/University, Early Childhood Education Faculty, 21 years

    • Child Development Associate (CDA), Trainer, Professional Development Specialist/Advisor, 15 years

    • Early/Head Start, National Head Start Association Professional Development Consultant,       7 years

    • High School Career & Technical Education (CTE), ECE Instructor & District Pathway Lead,     3 years

    • Elementary, First Grade Teacher, 6 years

  • Published Author 

    • Books, WINGS Curriculum, children’s books, college textbooks and chapters, 24 years 

    • Articles, Peer-reviewed journals, articles, 20 years

Dr. Bisa Batten Lewis 


Dr. Daphne Babrow
Project Manager

Sandra R. Jeter, LMSW

Community Education Specialist


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Human Development and Family Studies

  • Auburn University

  • Master of Early Childhood Education

  • University of Montevallo

  • Master of Public Health, Maternal and Child Health

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology/Early Childhood Education Tulane University

Career Highlights

  • 25+ years leading and working in the field of early intervention (Teacher, Home Visitor, Manager, Director)

  • Worked at federal and state level for the Office of Head Start and the Georgia Department of Public Health

  • Serves a national advisor and subject matter expert for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

  • Other Skills/Interests:

  • Early Childhood Systems, Children with Special Healthcare Needs, Early Childhood Quality, and Data Analysis & Program Evaluation


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Social Work (in progress)

  • University of Houston

  • Master of Social Work

  • Ohio State University

  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science

  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University


Career Highlights

  • 5+ years working in the field of social work (Mental Health Profession, Community Psychological and Support Treatment, Program Facilitation, Program Director)

  • Creator of Black Girls Achieve PhDs (BAPS), a social organization that fosters community among Black women who are interested, enrolled, or have graduated from a doctoral program.

  • Serves as the editor of the University of Houston’s student led research journal, Perspective on Social Work

  • Taught various Psychology and Social Work courses (research and practice)

  • Other Skills/Interests: (Research Skills) Academic experiences of Black girls and women, Implicit Bias in Education Systems and Structure, Qualitative Research Methods. (Interests) Planning and Management, Intervention and Evaluation

BCDI - Atlanta

Mailing Address: 

PO Box 2270, Dacula, GA 30019

Physical Address:

2394 Mt. Vernon Rd., Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30338

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