LaKeasha Glaspie is a Regional Child Care Health Consultant for the NC Child Care Health and Safety Resource Center. She has more than 15 years of experience in early care and education, including several years focused on nutrition and physical activity. She provides consultation, training, and technical assistance for best practices in child care. As a Child Care Health Consultant, she is knowledgeable about current child care rules and regulations and advocates for young children and their families.
Glaspie, a Wayne County native, has presented at multiple conferences, including the National Child Nutrition Conference about Farm to Early Care & Education. In 2020, she became a certified Master Gardener and has applied that knowledge to improve the outdoor learning environments in early care settings.
Glaspie is a trainer for early care and education providers in the areas of:
Administration of Medication in Child Care
Allergies, Anaphylaxis and Emergency Treatment in Child Care
Infant/Toddler Safe Sleep and SIDS Risk Reduction in Child Care
Core Health and Safety Trainings
Glaspie works with a team of Child Care Health Consultants providing services to ECE professionals to ensure optimal health and safety for young children in early care settings. She and her colleagues provide services to programs across the state in multiple counties without a local CCHC in order to expand coverage and meet children’s needs. Her focus is not only technical assistance, but also advocacy for young children by actively serving on and coordinating with local, regional, and statewide committees that support healthy growth and development of children.