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  • images of Marcia Cagigas, Director of CDC

    Marcia Cagigas, Director I began working at the East Los Angeles College Child Development Center in 1981. . I wore many hats before being selected as the Director of this amazing program, read more...

  • images of Jacqueline Zavala, Vice Director of CDC

    Jacqueline Zavala, Vice Director I am proud to join the East Los Angeles Child Development Center with over ten years of experience in the field. As a first-generation college graduate, I understand the importance of education as a means of advancement. Read more...

  • images of Renee Volkov, Teacher

    Renee Volkov, Teacher I was born and raised in Monterey Park, California. I have been teaching for 38 years, beginning my career as a teacher assistant and soon after as a certificated lead teacher. I have had the honor of teaching at the East Los Angeles College Child Development Center since 1979. Read more...

  • images of Martha Gayton, Teacher

    Martha Gayton, Teacher I started teaching at the Child Development Center in 1977 and became an adjunct Child Development instructor in 1989. I have a Master's Degree in Child Development and I am a Mentor Teacher. Read more...

  • images of Jennifer Jarman, Teacher

    Jennifer Jarman, Teacher I grew up locally in Bell Gardens, CA, and I have been working in the Child Development field for 30 years. I started my career as a practicum student at the East Los Angeles College Child Development Center, read more...

  • images of Nancy Duran, Teacher

    Nancy Duran, Teacher I was born and raised in East Los Angeles. I have over 12 years of experience working in the field of early childhood education. My passion for the child development field emerged in 2002, read more...

  • images of Aurora Navarro, Teacher

    Aurora Navarro, Teacher I was born and raised in Boyle Heights. I began working at the East Los An geles Child Development Center in 2001. I am currently a Co-Teacher and work closely with 3-5 year olds. I am an Alumni of East Los Angeles College (A.A.) and the University of LaVerne (B.S. in Child Development). Read more...

  • images of Ruby Torres, Teacher

    Ruby Torres, Teacher I have been working with children for the last four years. I am actively pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Child Development and a Multiple Subjects Credential from National University. I graduated from East Los Angeles College and earned an A.A. degree in Child Development and Social and Behavioral studies. Read more...

  • images of Mia Castro, Teacher

    Mia Castro, Teacher I developed my passion for working with young children in 1991 while I was a student at East Los Angeles College. I discovered that working with young children presented both challenges and rewards that helped me grow as an individual and gave me a chance to make a difference in the life of a child. Read more...

  • images of Debbie Glickman, Teacher

    Debbie Glickman, Teacher I have been teaching for over 31 years. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Early Child Development. I started teaching at the East Los Angeles Child Development Center in 1998, and I have also served as a mentor teacher for 9 years. Read more...

  • images of Maria C. Gutierrez, Specially Funded Program Technician

    Maria C. Gutierrez, Specially Funded Program Technician I began working at the East Los Angeles College Child Development Center as a student worker in 1990. Throughout the years I have assisted with different components of our program. In 1992, I became the State Preschool Coordinator. Read more...

  • images of Virginia Mercado, Specially Funded Program Technician

    Virginia Mercado, Specially Funded Program Technician I was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. I graduated from Alhambra High School and carried on to raise my two beautiful children in our home in Covina, California. Read more...

  • images of Rosa Mercado, Specially Funded Program Technician

    Rosa Mercado, Specially Funded Program Technician I have been part of the Child Development Center since 1989. Through the years I have assisted with different aspects of the daily functions of the center. read more...