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Danielle Pertile

Administrative Faculty


Danielle has been with the Extension since 2022. In 2022, Danielle launched the statewide program, The Spiral Up Academy. This 8-week Academy serves early childhood educators working with children birth-5 across the state of Nevada. The Academy supports educators in the following ways:

  • Trainers support Academy participants through the Nevada Childcare Licensing-required initial trainings
  • Trainers provide 14 additional hours of Nevada Registry approved training on foundational classroom topics such as child development, the importance of play, classroom management, etc.
  • Trainers provide up to 5 hours of coaching support to help participants personalize and implement their learning

Danielle also provides Early Childhood Education workforce development training throughout the year, which is open to community participation. 


BS in Early Childhood Education. University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2018
M.Ed in Early Childhood Special Education - Infancy. University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2024