Marsha Basloe became President of Child Care Services Association (CCSA) in January 2018. Previously, Marsha was senior adviser for the Office of Early Childhood Development at the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), DHHS, where she was responsible for coordinating early childhood workforce and homelessness areas. Basloe worked on early childhood workforce initiatives in the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) grant in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Education and worked on early childhood workforce efforts including the policy statement on career pathways by ACF. She co-chaired an early childhood workgroup for the U.S. Interagency Workgroup on Family Homelessness (USICH) and coordinated a Congressional briefing on early childhood homelessness to raise awareness for this issue. Marsha was responsible for communications from the Office of Early Childhood Development and was involved in inter-agency efforts and other initiatives aimed at young children and families.
Before joining HHS, Marsha served as the executive director of the Early Care & Learning Council, the statewide CCR&R agency for New York’s 37 CCR&R agencies. Prior to that, she was the executive director of Durham’s Partnership for Children, a Smart Start Initiative.