Shannon Heneghan Jutras, Manager of Program Assessment - a BrightStars Staff Member

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BrightStars, Rhode Island’s Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement system, assists families in finding care and recognizes and supports quality in early care and education programs.

Shannon Heneghan Jutras

Manager of Program Assessment — ext. 305

Shannon Heneghan Jutras, Manager of Program Assessment, has been in the field for more than 14 years.  Before coming to RIAEYC/BrightStars, Shannon worked with children ages birth and older in a variety of capacities. She has achieved author-level reliability on all four Environment Rating Scales and is reliable on the Pre-K CLASS assessment tool. Shannon is honored that through her work at RIAEYC she has the opportunity to advocate on behalf of Rhode Island children in child care and believes that access to quality, individualized education is a critical social justice issue that has the power to transform communities.

Shannon holds both a bachelor’s of arts and fine arts from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts.