Rebecca Berlin

Chief Learning Officer

Start Early

Rebecca Berlin, Ph.D. leads the national knowledge transfer at scale work for Start Early. She oversees the Quality, Solutions and Impact, Research and Evaluation, and the National Center for Parent, Family, and Community Engagement divisions at Start Early (formerly known as the Ounce).

Previously, she was the chief strategy officer at Teachstone, setting the company’s strategic vision on assessment and professional development for birth through third grade. Rebecca has also worked in public and private schools as an early interventionist, an early childhood teacher, an early childhood special education teacher, an autism specialist and a school administrator. She holds a doctorate in research, policy, and administration from the University of Virginia, where she has also worked as a teacher preparation faculty member and researcher.

Rebecca lives in Charlottesville, Virginia with her husband Brian, their two children, Samantha and Thomas, and pandemic puppy Bailey.