43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313
Kimberly Clear-Sandor is passionate about leveraging her understanding of health, families, and early childhood settings to advance children’s health, safety, growth, and development within educational settings and the home.
Clear-Sandor is a member of the National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness team. In this capacity, she provides evidence-based tools and techniques, and training with a special focus on children’s health, children with special health care needs, and safe environments. She also supports child care health consultants and professional networks for Head Start health, nutrition, and mental health managers, and works with health partners at the American Academy of Pediatrics in collaboration with Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, and Health Care Institute at the University of California Los Angeles.
Clear-Sandor is the Executive Director of the Connecticut Nurses’ Association, a state affiliate of the American Nurses' Association. She also provides private health consultation to early childhood programs and offers trainings and technical assistance to increase awareness of the role of health in early childhood environments.
A published author, Clear-Sandor reviewed the environmental standards in Caring for Our Children, 3rd Edition. She collaborated with the Connecticut State Department of Education to update the Education Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Lead Poisoning in Children. She has also been a contributor/reviewer for other Connecticut State Department of Education publications, including Action Guide for Child Care Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies.
Clear-Sandor received her BSN from Boston College and her MSN as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Columbia University.