Early Learning Hub

Shirley Blake

Early Learning Hub Parent Engagement Coordinator

Born and raised in the Willamette Valley by immigrant parents, life experiences nurtured Shirley's passion for improving health disparities and educational equity. Her work in early learning began through her oldest son's early education.

Shirley believes in high quality living for all, and she is passionate about wellness and education. She is grateful to be a part of the Early Learning Hub of Linn, Benton & Lincoln Counties to continue the work of sustaining and creating opportunities for every community throughout the region.

Shirley is fluent in English and Spanish.

When not working, Shirley enjoys family time, running, reading, photography, and the outdoors. Shirley lives in rural Benton County with her husband, two sons, and their dogs.