Sheila James

Central Regional Mentor

Sheila has served as a champion for children and dedicated youth advocate for over 25 years. Her career and advocacy efforts include a variety of experiences: volunteer, teacher, outreach specialist, program administrator, TA Specialist, STEM Specialist and Professional Development Trainer.

Sheila has been a leader among her peers to drive quality and consistency of the site experience through coaching, training, and mentoring throughout the country as well as right at home in Central Ohio. She is a Master STEM Trainer, Red Cross FA/CPR/AED Instructor, and holds degrees in Business Administration and Early Childhood Development.

Sheila is committed to advancing children’s learning and social development by equipping those who work in programs with the impactful tools they need to succeed. This involves delivering best practice information, relevant resources, and updating significant changing trends in the afterschool and early childhood field.