Caltha Crowe joined the board in 2004. She has served on the Board Development Committee and the Nominating Committee. Caltha was a teacher for nearly forty years. She began her career in parent cooperative childcare and went on to teach various elementary grades and work in staff development in Illinois and Connecticut. Caltha retired from the classroom in 2007 but continues to work with teachers as a consulting teacher for Center for Responsive Schools. She volunteers in a multicultural, multilingual parent cooperative preschool in Boulder, Colorado, whose motto is “playgrounds without borders.” She has written three books for CRS—Solving Thorny Behavior Problems: How Teachers and Students Can Work Together, Sammy and His Behavior Problems, and How to Bullyproof Your Classroom. Caltha earned a BA from Smith College, an MA in Early Childhood Education from Goddard College, and an MEd in Educational Leadership from Bank Street College of Education.