Andre Eaton, MSW
Andre Eaton is the New York State Director at ParentChild+ where he coordinates program expansion, provides program support, staff development, and additional training for all New York ParentChild+ sites. He assists program partner sites coordination within New York State and City Departments to ensure that all program children and families are connected with the appropriate next educational steps and services in ParentChild+. Andre works on developing new public and private funding streams, fostering relationships with new local partner agencies and state and local policy makers, and enhancing partnerships with business and other literacy and early childhood programs. Andre was selected in 2017 to be a member of the NYS Family Engagement Coalition Steering Committee, serving on the Support/Best Practices subcommittee, Raising New York’s Home Visiting Committee, the SCAA NY State Home Visiting Coalition and is a current and founding member of the Governor’s Early Childhood Advisory Council. In 2023 he recently joined the board at NYS-AIMH. Before coming to ParentChild+, he was the Southeastern Regional Executive Director for Jumpstart for Young Children, Inc. and previously was Executive Director of Covenant House Georgia. Andre has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology/African & African America Studies from Brandeis University, a Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University. He is a New York State Licensed Social Worker and holds a Student Supervisor Certificate from Fordham University.