Tour Leaders

Sarah Lytle

Executive Director at Playful Learning Landscapes Action Network (PLLAN)

Sarah Lytle, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of the Playful Learning Landscapes Action Network (PLLAN). Sarah is an expert in child development and has conducted research on language development and children’s interactions with screen media.
Sarah has more than a decade of experience in connecting science to practice, working extensively with parents, early learning providers, and policymakers to promote evidence-based interactions with children.

At PLLAN, Sarah works with communities to infuse public spaces with playful learning opportunities, improving educational equity and preparing children for success in the 21st-century.

Sarah has a B.A. in Psychology and Spanish from the University of Notre Dame and a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from Temple University. She was a 2014-2016 ZERO TO THREE Fellow and is currently a featured speaker for Ready Nation’s Brain Science Speaker’s Bureau.


Play to Learn: Local Perspectives on Embedding Playful Learning in the Everyday Spaces

Tuesday, June 21
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM