April Caples – 2024 Parent Ambassador

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Our Parent Ambassadors program gives parents and child care providers of early learners the tools they need to advocate for meaningful, lasting change in early childhood education policy. In this series, we’re highlighting our Class of 2024 Parent Ambassadors. Get to know them!

April Caples

Grandmother of 2

Mom of 3

Enjoys painting

Favorite Quote:

“Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.”

Tell us about yourself!

I am a grandmother/guardian of a 4 and 5-year-old. I have lived in Lincoln for 22 years and have 3 grown children. My favorite pastime is painting, and my hobbies are singing, reading, and drawing.

What made you want to become a Parent Ambassador?

I found out through a conference in D.C. I wanted to join because I wanted to make a difference in not only my grandkids’ lives but all Nebraska children and families.

What do you see as the greatest need for your community?

Early childhood education and resources

What do you hope to accomplish during your Ambassadorship? 

To help influence our policy-makers regarding the need for early education.

Who or what inspires you?

My grandkids