Pamela Truelove-Walker

Director, Early Childhood Education (ECE) Strategy

Dr. Pamela Truelove-Walker joined the TMW Center in 2023. As Director of Early Childhood Education (ECE) Strategy, she leads the testing, development and implementation of the Center’s tools for supporting ECE practitioners.

Prior to this role, she spent six years working with the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education, most recently as Senior Director of Early Learning and Early Education, providing state level leadership and oversight for systems alignment of all early childhood initiatives. Before the ADECE, Pamela spent almost 20 years administering and providing professional development support for university-based lab schools, Head Start, Early Head Start, faith-based preschool, and state-funded pre-k. Additionally, she has served as adjunct faculty for a major university, and was named a top-3 national finalist for Director of the Year by the Association for Early Learning Leaders.

Pamela lives in Alabama with her husband, Johnny. They have two adult children, Michael and LaTatia’ and one absolutely perfect grandchild, Ashtyn. Her favorite children’s book is “Love You Forever” by Robert Munsch.