Wendy Berghane — Early Literacy Coach

Wendy joined the Foundation in October of 2021 as an Early Literacy Coach.  Born in Jacksonville Florida, she has lived all over the state and currently resides in the Lake Mary/Sanford area.  She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies where she focused her studies in early childhood education and non-profit management.

Wendy has worked with children and families for over two decades and enjoys supporting early learners as well as parents and caregivers.  She is passionate about meeting children and families right where they are and walking alongside them working towards their own individual growth and success.  Prior to joining the Foundation, she was the director of a private preschool in Seminole County.  She enjoyed many years as a classroom teacher as well, teaching in both VPK and kindergarten classrooms. Wendy also works for a non-profit publishing company as a staff writer and curriculum specialist.

When she is not working, Wendy enjoys spending time with her husband and two grown kids, cheering on her favorite sports teams, listening to music and podcasts, and traveling.