Debra Rodriguez has over 25 years of experience in the field of early childhood education. She started doing in-home childcare in Montana in 1990 and opened her first childcare center two years later. Debra moved to Juneau, Alaska in 2000 where she went to work for Bright Beginnings Early Learning Center. Shortly thereafter, she opened the first Bright Beginnings in Anchorage with her business partner, Susan DeLoach. Their business has now grown to include four locations in Anchorage and Eagle River. Debra has been a part of AELL for nearly 10 years and is proud to be a part of this critical organization.