About CHDI

Abby Alter, MPA

Abby Alter, MPA Senior Associate for Early Childhood Initiatives
aalter@uchc.edu | 860-679-8788

Abby Alter is the Senior Associate for Early Childhood Initiatives. At CHDI she completed work on a grant from the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood called the Early Childhood Mental Health Training Initiative. She joined the staff as a part-time employee in April 2014, but prior to that Abby worked at CHDI as a consultant on the www.kidsmentalhealthinfo.com website.


Abby has a Master's Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from New York University and has over 15 years of experience in the human service field, specifically in children's mental health, public health, child welfare and managed care. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Human Services Department at Goodwin College.