Faculty and Staff

Suzanne Ekelund is currently the Southeast Regional Facilitator with the TATS (Technical Assistance and Training System), a discretionary project through the department of education, she supports programs that serve children with disabilities and their early childhood partners.  She earned her Master of Arts degree in Infant/Early Childhood Special Education at George Washington University and has spent 25+ years working with children birth to five years of age as a direct service provider, administrator, and consultant in several states. Prior to joining TATS, Suzanne spent fourteen years working for Broward County Schools evaluating and transitioning young children with special needs from the Early Steps program into the school district preschool special education program. Suzanne’s dedication and focus is on improving outcomes for young children and their families. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida.


  • MA, Master of Arts, Infant/Early Childhood Special Education, George Washington University
  • BA, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, State University of New York at Albany
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