About Jacqueline Downing

Take a closer look at my education and experience.


  • Founded and co-managed Woodsedge Children’s Center. A non-profit preschool and childcare center in Sudbury, Massachusetts that became a model for other pre-schools.
  • Founded Woodsedge Children’s Center II. Hudson, Massachusetts.
  • Started and ran the Metro-West YMCA Children’s Center.
  • Chairperson of the YMCA Playground committee. Have co-built five playgrounds.
  • YMCA Trainer of Trainers.
  • Founded MetroWest Association for the Education of Young Children.
  • Taught Pediatric First Aid.
  • Sudbury Early Childhood Advisory Council Chair.
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children Assessor.
  • Minuteman Technical School Early Childhood Advisory Council member then chair.


  • MS Organizational Leadership and Change, Regis College
  • BA Marketing, Simmons College
  • Certificate in Early Childhood Education