Colette R. Youngblood is an entrepreneur. She has owned her own Child care business for the past 4 years. Ms. Youngblood holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Elementary education. Along with owning her own business, Ms. Youngblood visits homes where she assists families with planning and implementing goals that will not only help with child development but also with parenting skills. Ms. Youngblood has been a supporter and a voice for her community for a long time. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Steel Valley School District.
Ms. Youngblood has been a mentor to adults who seek to achieve credentials in Family Development Planning. While she enjoys helping friends and associates achieve their goals, her first priority is to see her family achieve theirs, she employs her nieces in business who share her vision of children.
A goal of Ms. Youngblood’s is reunification of family. Although she has not been blessed with natural children, she has taken the position of “Aunt Mom”. Helping to raise nurture and house various children over the years. . Ms. Youngblood believes that no matter what your story has been you can still be successful. She always encourages her family to own their story; it has made you who you are.
Ms. Youngblood is currently pursuing her Professional Quality Assurance Service (PQAS) certification for the state of Pennsylvania which will allow her to train teachers in the area of child development and the early learning standards in order to maintain a childcare facility that uses developmentally appropriate practices. Ms. Youngblood has been a ministry leader for over twenty years.