The center staff is well qualified both in terms of education as well as experience. All of our staff meet or exceed the required standards that have been instituted by the Child Development Division of the State Department of Education and those established by the State licensing agency.
The staff is required to continued their professional development in education and training as members of the Professional Growth Program for Early Childhood Educators and the state certification department, which issues Child
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Teachers and Work Study Teachers work collectively in the classroom to provide children and families with a quality early learning experience.
Head Teacher – Iroda Mamasalieva
Assistant Teachers – Linda Tiggs, Sara Moy
Head Teacher – Veronica Galvez
Assistant Teachers – Schweta Vairagade. Catherine Dach
Family Life Education Specialist – Denise Marshall-Thomas
Assistant Teachers – Ann Marie Torres. Ninee Lama
Morning Teacher – Javier Sandoval
Afternoon Teacher – Karla Yepez
Early Childhood Development Students and Volunteers
Contra Costa College Early Learning Center is an Early Childhood Laboratory School that allows ECHD students to observe the daily activities of children, participate in the classroom curriculum, and the learning environment.
Volunteers range from Middle College High School Students, Nursing Students, and students from local Regional Occupation Programs (ROP). Experience gained while working at the lab school aids in both personal as well as professional growth.