Who We Are

Autumn Tomas, MPA

Comprehensive Services Consultant

Qualified by more than 20 years experience in training, management, grant review, program design and management, consulting and direct services with Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Health Services, Non-Profit Organizations, Family Services, as well as 10 years at the management level.

Consulting Specialties

Grant Writing and Reviews, Program Assessment and Evaluations, Social Emotional Development,  Learning Environments, Cultural Diversity, Parenting Skills, Health and Wellness in Education, Team Building, Preventing and Identifying Child Abuse, and Reputation Management and Public Relations.

Professional Experience

A Tomas Consulting, LLC                                                                                                        8/11 – present


Grant Reviewer for federal grant applications

Grant Writer and Reviewer for nonprofit, education and social service agencies

Trainer for early childhood and social service professionals

Assessor and program development

Blogger/Website management for a variety of blogs

Online Reputation assessment, management and promotion

Accomplishment: Chosen to review grant applications for Head Start and Early Head Start programs as well as for AmeriCorps funding

Episcopal Children’s Services                                                                                                              4/05 – 8/11

Director of Comprehensive Services                      

Led the Social Services department for Head Start and Early Head Start (Health, Nutrition, Pregnant Women, Home-based Education, Mental Health, Disabilities and Family Services, Community Partnerships)

Accomplishments: 2 successful Triennial Federal Reviews with no findings, successful annual Program Information Reports

A Tomas Consulting Clients

Early Learning Coalition of Duval County

Belmont Head Start

Northside Early Head Start

T’s Learning Center

The Office of Head Start


Parks Place Daycare and Learning Center

Dragonlance Holdings

Certifications/Licenses/Special Training

Online Reputation Management

AmeriCorps Federal Grant Reviewer 2013

Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate 2012

Office of Head Start Federal Grant Reviewer 2012

Environmental Rating Scales Assessor 2011

Head Start/EHS Federal Reviewer 2011

Certified CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System) Assessor 2010

Child & Adult Care Food Program Manager 2010

WestEd/Program for Infant Toddler Caregivers Trainer 2006

Volunteer History/Professional Memberships

Mayoral Appointment to the City of Jacksonville’s Public Service Grant Council

Jacksonville Beach Pop Warner Board, 2nd Vice President and Cheer Coach, 2010-Present

JCCI Forward, 2009-2012

Healthy Start Coalition, 2010-2011

Healthy Baker Inc, 2010-2011

Duval County PTSA, 2006-2011

National Head Start Association, 2005-2011

Florida Head Start Association, 2005-2011

Jacksonville Diversity Network, 2006-2009

Community Children’s Center Board of Trustees, 2002-2005



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