Early Care & Education Planning Council
Imperial County Office of Education
1398 Sperber Road
El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: (760) 312-6604
Fax: (760) 312-6198
My job title is the Early Care and Education Program manager which is housed in the Imperial County Office of Education (ICOE). As the Council coordinator, I meet with a diverse group of early childhood professionals from Imperial County .
My duties include, developing, coordinating and managing all aspects of the Planning council activities. This includes managing the AB 212 Professional Development & Retention Program, strategic plan implementation, needs assessments, R & R , and currently the California Transitional Kindergarten Stipend.
I’m a grandmother to six beautiful children. I have three grown daughters and I’ve been remarried for ten years. I have worked in the early childhood education field for 30 years. I hold an A.A. in ECE, a double B.A. in Liberal Studies and English and a Masters of Education in Child Development.
My experiences in working with children include the following: preschool assistant, teacher and Director; high school teacher, substitute teacher and tutor; foster parent and mentor; family childcare provider and family childcare teacher mentor.