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Dr. Kimberly Krzanowski

Executive Director

Dr. Kimberly Krzanowski has over 20 years of experience in early learning as a former early childhood teacher, center administrator, higher education department chair, and faculty member at various institutions. Dr. Krzanowski currently serves as the executive director of the Early Childhood Innovation Center (ECIC) at Delaware State University and is leading the charge to unapologetically design holistic and comprehensive programs and supports for the Delaware early childhood community. Formerly serving as the executive director of the Office of Early Learning at the Delaware Department of Education, Dr. Krzanowski developed innovative funding and support for the early childhood workforce while providing leadership to the state’s Quality Rating and Improvement System Delaware Stars.

Dr. Krzanowski holds a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Wilmington University, with a concentration in innovation and leadership in the context of the early childhood workforce.
Dr. Krzanowski earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware, concentrating on education, human services, and public policy, as well as a Master’s degree in Education from Wilmington University with an emphasis on teaching and learning.