Beth Parker, M.S. Ed.

Program Coordinator of the Minus 9 to 5 Initiative

Beth Parker, MSE is program coordinator for Minus 9 to 5, the early care and education initiative incubated at the Hampton Roads Community Foundation. Prior to joining the staff in 2016, she was the study abroad coordinator for Old Dominion University. She previously was director of operations for Smart Beginnings South Hampton Roads, a contracted clinician with Child and Family Services of Eastern Virginia and a Norfolk Public Schools guidance counselor. She earned an undergraduate degree in English and psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University and a masters degree in education from Old Dominion University with a concentration in counseling. She also studied at Universidad de Valencia in Spain and Oxford University in England.