About Us

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ARTHUR LAVIN, MD
  • Board Certified Pediatric Medicine
  • America's Top Pediatrician, 2004-2005
  • United Health Care Premium Quality & Efficiency of Care Designation, 2007
  • Specialty Training and Certification



    • Newborn Medicine
  • American Academy of Pediatricians



    • Outstanding Service Citation, 1994-1999
    • Distinguished Service Ciation, 1996-2002
    • Special Achievement Award
    • Creation of National Policy on Children with Special Needs
  • Co-author



    • "Who's the Boss? Moving Families from Conflict to Collaboration"
    • "Baby & Toddler Sleep Solutions for Dummies"
    • "Every Child Deserves a Medical Home: Component Three"
Dr. Lavin was educated at Harvard (BA) and Ohio State (MD). At Harvard, Boston Children's Hospital, and MIT, he completed training, became board-certified in general pediatrics and the subspecialty of newborn medicine, taught, and published original research in such journals as Science. He has been in pediatric practice for more than 20 years. He has served on several national committees of the AAP, as president of the Northern Ohio Pediatrics Society, and been invited to represent the US in Slovakia for a medical mission. Recently Dr. Lavin has co-authored two books on parenting: "Who's the Boss? Moving Families from Conflict to Collaboration" (Collaboration Press, 2006) and "Baby & Toddler Sleep Solutions for Dummies" (Wiley, 2007).


SUSAN B. GLASER, MA
  • Educational Psychologist 
  • National Consultant on Early Childhood Education 
Ms. Glaser is an educational psychologist and early childhood educator with more than 30 years of experience in supporting families of young children. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University, where she worked with noted educator Dr. Jane Kessler in a school for children with special needs, and received her Master of Arts Degree from John Carroll University.

Ms. Glaser served for 15 years as the Director of Early Childhood Services for the Jewish Community Center of Cleveland. She currently works as a national consultant in this field and travels the United States and Canada to assess early childhood centers and present workshops for parents and teachers. She contributes to the parent Web site of the national association of Jewish Community Centers. Susan is an instructor and lecturer for Who's The Boss? Parent Education Center.

Ms. Glaser is the chairperson of the Infant/Toddler Network of the Coalition for Alternatives in Jewish Education (CAJE), a national group devoted to furthering and improving education. She is also a member of the Universal Pre-K Committee of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Her articles on parenting appear in newspapers and national publications in the field of early child development. She is the co-author, with Dr. Lavin, of "Who's the Boss: Moving Families from Conflict to Collaboration" (Collaboration Press, 2006) and of "Baby & Toddler Sleep Solutions for Dummies" (Willey Publishing 2007).

COURTNEY B. EVENCHIK, MA

  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist 
  • National Association of School Psychologists 
  • Instructor, American Sign Language 

Ms. Evenchik was educated at The Ohio State University (BS, MA) in the specialty of school psychology. She is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, a member of the National Association of School Psychologists, and an instructor in American Sign Language with a focus on babies. Ms. Evenchik is now a parent educator and an acclaimed leader of parenting workshops as well as an instructor and lecturer for Who's The Boss? Parent Education Center.
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