Rochelle Mayer, codirector of the Project on Pediatric Care Linkages for Developmental Services, is research professor and director of the National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health at Georgetown University. Dr. Mayer also serves as principal investigator of the Maternal and Child Health Library and as editor of Educating Children for Democracy, the professional journal of the International Step by Step Association. She was instrumental in developing the Missouri Bright Futures initiative and the "What to Expect and When to Seek Help" Bright Futures Developmental Tools for Families and Providers. Her publications include Beginning Together: A Diary of Discovery for You and Your Baby (St. Martin's Press), and (co-author) "Development as the Aim of Education," Harvard Educational Review Classics Series. Prior to coming to Georgetown University, Dr. Mayer served as education director of the Infant Health and Development Program at Harvard University and as research psychologist at Bank Street College of Education. She holds an undergraduate degree in education from Mills College of Education and a Master and Doctorate in education from Harvard University.