Traces Ake, has been a teacher for 15 years in Early Childhood Education. She graduated in May 2000 with a B.S. degree in Early Childhood Education from Lock Haven University. She has worked with children ages 3-5 in many settings, including Head Start, Pre-K Counts, and in another child care/learning center. Her favorite part of the day is talking with the children and learning about their lives, interests, and personalities. Personally, she is a single mother of 2 daughters that are both in their teenage years. She is passionate about reading, gardening, and being with her girls. They spend lots of time traveling to soccer games and cooking together.