Jill Shinderman is the principal of Barclay Square Media, a creative development shop and producer of children’s media properties. With more than 20 years of expertise in animation and early childhood education, Shinderman continues to fuse research-based practices with creating content and experiences for youth and family audiences. She is the creator and executive producer for over twenty children’s and family cross-platform media properties, in addition to helming the boutique publishing venture, Barclay Square Books. With a background in education and the arts, her work and research has been presented at the American Educational Research Association and the American Evaluators Association. Shinderman serves on the Board of Trustees for the Westside Neighborhood School, and is a member of the California Institute of the Arts – Community Arts Partnership Council (CAP). She is also an Executive Producer and Writer for the award winning, PBS Kids series, Splash and Bubbles.