Marie Coobs is a Survey Research Outreach Specialist for the Center for Prevention Research and Development (CPRD) at the University of Illinois. Marie joined the Illinois Youth Survey project in 2023. Prior to joining CPRD, she worked at Child Care Resource Service (CCRS) for over a decade, specializing in the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), case auditing, and team management. Marie holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a professionally-licensed educator with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE). Additionally, she is pursuing her Master of Arts in Human Services with a concentration in Social Service Administration from the University of Illinois at Springfield, with an expected graduation date in December 2023.