Transforming Early Learning

Who We Are


Who we are

Transforming Early Learning was founded by author Lisa Daly. She is passionate about transforming early learning to deepen meaningful experiences and connections, innovation, creativity, and reflection. Her professional work is centered around collaborating with educators to shift teaching approaches and transform learning environments to support children’s identities, inquiry, and engagement. Lisa is a professor of early childhood education at Folsom Lake College, a child and family advocate, author, consultant, and presenter. Lisa has over 40 years of service as a classroom educator and administrator in preschool, parent co-operative, and college lab settings. She has co-authored Early Learning Theories Made VisibleLoose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young ChildrenLoose Parts 2: Inspiring Play in Infants and Toddlers, and Loose Parts 3: Creating Culturally Sustainable Environments with Redleaf Press.