Joan Altobelli

joan2Executive Director, Extend-A-Care for Kids

Dr. Joan Altobelli  has been the Executive Director for Extend-A-Care for Kids since August 2007.  Extend-A-Care is a nonprofit organization that has been providing afterschool and daycare programs since 1969 and is now located on 74 Central Texas school campuses.   Joan also has thirty years of experience in administration and public education as the retired Director of Special Education for Austin and Leander Independent School Districts.  She also serves as a past-president of the Central Texas After-School Networks (CTAN), president of the Texas Afterschool Association (TAA), State Affiliate Leader for the National Afterschool Association (NAA), and is on the Austin Area Advisory Committee for the Child Care Licensing division of the State of Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) and the Leander ISD School Health Committee.