As the project coordinator for the KITS program, Deena oversees budgets, staffing, reporting and research related requirements for KITS. She acts as a liaison between school administration, facilities and transportation departments. She thinks creatively and makes things work! Away from the office, Deena loves to garden.
KITS is an evidence-based school readiness program developed at the Oregon Social Learning Center. The program provides a boost to children’s literacy, self-regulation, and social skills just prior to kindergarten via a system of positive teaching and behavior change strategies.