Deanne is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a degree in Human Development & Family Studies.  Deanne’s additional certifications include: as an educator in the Parents as Teachers educational model, as a nationally certified car seat tech and as a trainer for the Mothers & Babies curriculum for helping parents to manage stress.

Deanne brought more than a decade of experience in working with children and families to the Cottage and has been employed at the Parenting Cottage since 2017.

Deanne manages staff, resources and provides oversight for the delivery of the agency’s community based services in multiple areas.  Deanne also represents the Parenting Cottage on multiple  community coalitions and advisory committees.

Prior to coming to the Cottage, Deanne was employed with the Texas Migrant Council.