Misty Krippel, EdM
FD Early Intervention Team Assistant University of Illinois
Misty serves as an assistant to the Family Development Early Intervention team. She is involved in the production of professional development materials, webinars, and conferences. Misty is passionate about building family systems and empowering parent-child relationships through intentional play. She obtained her master’s degree at the University of Illinois with a focus on early childhood special education. As a birth to three prevention initiative provider through the CU Early program at the Urbana, Illinois School District, Misty has implemented the Parent’s Interacting with Infants (PIWI) modeled playgroup at CU Early to provide new opportunities for families to play and learn. Through collaboration and building connections with families and community providers, Misty seeks to build awareness and understanding of the unique needs of diverse at-risk families and their children.