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Faculty, staff, and National Facilitators at the Brazelton Touchpoints Center represent a multi-disciplinary team of change agents, early child development educators, psychologists, pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioners, and other early child development and behavior experts, professional development trainers, project directors, program evaluators, statisticians, community engagement professionals, and more. Similarly, our Touchpoints Training sites hail from 33 states and over 100 communities, from urban to rural, and everything in between.

Kim Alleyne, MCP, EdD

Director, Community Partnerships; Research & Evaluator Grants and Contracts Administrator

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Team: Research and Evaluation, Professional Development


EdD, Northeastern University, College of Professional Studies, Organizational Leadership Studies

MCP, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Urban Studies and Planning

BA, Yale College, Economics


Ms. Alleyne joined the Brazelton Touchpoints Center in 2006. She has over 20 years of experience in community building work in Boston. She has held positions in corporate philanthropy, community-based organization MYTOWN, and at MIT. Ms. Alleyne directed the National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement funded by the Office of Head Start (OHS) and Office of Child Care (OCC), a project operated by BTC from 2010 to 2020.

She has studied leadership development programs for community residents in urban neighborhoods. She has also explored Black and Latina mothers' perspectives of family engagement in an early childhood setting.

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