Sandi Schwartz is an internationally respected expert when it comes to understanding children and inspiring parents into their greatness. She brings over forty years of experience in the field of child development to her career as educator, author, radio show host, and captivating motivational speaker. Sandi combines the best of traditional wisdom with open-hearted awareness, delivering an uplifting message that empowers parents to interact with their children with loving, sensitive confidence.
She holds a Masters Degree from Columbia University and is the recipient of many distinguished awards.
While serving as Executive Director of the Citigroup Children’s Center Sandi was honored by The New York State Child Care Council, receiving an Excellence in Leadership Award.
She received a Certificate of Merit from the Governor of New York State for her leadership, courage and unparalleled commitment to children and families in the aftermath of 9/11. She also accepted The National Excellence in Teaching Award from ChildrenFirst, a leading company in corporate sponsored childcare, and as Program Director of the Child Development Centers, Sandi accepted The Soaring Eagle in Leadership Award from Mt. San Jacinto College.
Sandi’s programs for parents have received international acclaim. She has created and presented workshops for school systems, organizations, colleges and businesses. Working together with the Human Resource departments of several Fortune 500 corporations, Sandi launched Work/Family Life seminars, which provided parenting guidance to employees of companies including Citigroup, Salomon Smith Barney, Deutsche Bank, Avon and the NBA. This Art of Parenting program received tremendous accolades, with employees reporting miraculous changes in the relationships with their children. As Sandi continued to sense the readiness of parents to shift their thinking about children’s physical, emotional and spiritual journeys, she was inspired to create Leading Edge Parenting, a visionary approach to parenting from a place of loving empowerment.
She has written and co-authored books, educational articles, and a parenting column for the San Diego News Network’s SWRNN. Sandi has presented at the annual conventions of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and is a highly sought after keynote speaker. Combining the best of traditional developmental theory with the spiritual…