LeNaya Smith Crawford is honored to be the new Director of Candler Park Day School! She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a child and family focus from Spelman College and her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy with specializations in Trauma Therapy and Child and Adolescent Therapy from Richmont Graduate University. In addition to her degrees, she is a certified playful yoga facilitator, a certified Specialty Trainer in mental health and family services through Bright from the Start, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning, and a certified yoga instructor. With over 10 years of experience working with children and families, she is passionate about empowering caregivers and strengthening the family and school structure. She believes that families and schools are the building blocks of communities, and when they thrive, we all thrive! In her spare time, she likes to do hot yoga, take trips to the beach, and spend time with loved ones. You can contact LaNeya, here.