Start School Later, Inc. is a nonprofit coalition of health professionals, sleep scientists, educators, parents, students, and other concerned citizens working to ensure that all public schools can set hours compatible with health, safety, equity, and learning.
Our activities include developing and providing educational materials and resources, serving as an information clearinghouse, and championing the cause of healthy school hours, both nationally and locally.
Dean Beebe, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Neuropsychology Program, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
Kimberly Charis, Project Associate, Center for Safe and Healthy Schools, National Association of State Boards of Education, Arlington, VA
Michael Dubik, MD, Pediatric Sleep Physician, Naval Medical Center, Norfolk, VA
Lisa Ehrlichman, RN, M.Ed Chair for Adolescent Health, California School Nurses Organization, and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, San Diego, CA
Allison Harvey, PhD, Professor of Clinical Psychology, Clinical Psychologist, and Director of the Golden Bear Sleep and Mood Research Clinic and the University of California, Berkeley.
Christopher Herrera, PhD, Sleep Researcher, Aspetar - Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital
Steven Lockley, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Neuroscientist, Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Lisa J. Meltzer, PhD, Sleep researcher and clinician,
Department of Pediatrics, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
Edward O'Malley, PhD, Managing Director, Sleep HealthCare of Connecticut
Jessica Payne, PhD, Assistant Professor, Nancy O'Neill Collegiate Chair in Psychology and Director, Sleep Stress and Memory Lab, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Wilfred R. Pigeon, PhD. Director, University of
Rochester Sleep & Neurophysiology Lab, Rochester, NY
Kathy Ryan, MSN, PHN, FNP, President, San Diego/Imperial Section, California School Nurses Organization and School Nurse, Lincoln High School Wellness Center, San Diego, CA
Amy Wolfson, PhD, Professor of Psychology at
the College of Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, and author of The Woman's Book of Sleep: A Complete Resource Guide.
OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Start School Later, Inc. has a multi-faceted leadership team that allows us to continue to advocate at a national, statewide and local level.
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American Sleep Apnea Association
Annapolis Education Commission
Cape Cod Justice for Youth Collaborative
Circadian Sleep Disorders Network
We are now an official
Consortium Partner for
the Healthy People 2020 initiative!
Institute of Naturopathic Sleep Medicine
Kentucky Sleep Society
Later School Start Times for Okaloosa County
Parent Advocates for a Later Start (PALS)
Parents Advocacy Network (PAN)
Rio Americano Parent Engagement Group
The Sleep Doctors Radio
SLEEP in Fairfax
Straight Talk Teens N Twenties
SWAN Medical Group (Sleep Health Management)