Dr. Leslie Giordano

Director of Early Care and Education

As CRT’s Director of Early Care and Education, Leslie is responsible for overseeing the agency’s three Early Care and Education centers in Hartford, which serve more than 200 preschool-age children and their families, providing high quality educational services that prepare children for kindergarten and beyond!

Leslie has worked with the City of Hartford as an instructional coach and School Readiness monitor. Prior to that Leslie was a preschool teacher for many years in the Hartford area. She has vast experience in child development, curriculum and planning. Leslie has served as a board member of the Hartford Public Schools and is currently a board member of Amplify Inc.

Leslie Giordano is a graduate of the University of Hartford with a master’s degree in Early Childhood, and in May 2021 she earned her Doctorate in Education (EdD.) from the University of Hartford.