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Tracy's Story


Tracy Ehlert is an early childhood educator and small business owner.

Tracy has owned and operated Babies 2 Kids Learning Center, an early childhood program for over 10 years.


Tracy has spent her career focused on early childhood education and advocating for children. She’s currently working for the Cedar Rapids Community School District and is a Continuing Ed Instructor at Kirkwood Community College. She has degrees in business, child development, early childhood education, and a Master of Science in Teaching & Diversity.


Tracy is active in her community and has been a volunteer as the Preschool Room Child Care Coordinator with YPN (formally Young Parents Network), and has been a regular volunteer with Save the Children Action Network.


As our Democratic state representative, Tracy will continue to advocate for children and working families. She lives in Cedar Rapids with her husband Justin, her two sons Daythan and Bryce, and her three rescue dogs.

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