Project Description

Executive Director of the Coalition of Residential Excellence

Don Forrester, LMSW has served as executive director of CORE since May 2017 following 47 ½ years of working with children and families from hard places. He is a licensed master social worker, licensed childcare administrator and licensed child placing agency administrator.

For the past six years he has written a daily blog to reflect on life, chronicle a memory or an adventure and has discovered a lot of laughter and joy in the process. He considers nonsense his spiritual gift and humor comes easily for him. He is the author of two books and often has been privileged with speaking engagements. He has presented workshops in both state and national arenas.

2021 Conference Session: Legislative Update and Challenges Related To Residential Child Care