Faculty & Staff

  • images of Marcia Cagigas, Director of CDC

    Marcia Cagigas, DirectorI 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 DirectorI 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, TeacherI 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, TeacherI 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, TeacherI 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, TeacherI 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, TeacherI 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, TeacherI 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, TeacherI 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, TeacherI 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 TechnicianI 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 TechnicianI 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 TechnicianI 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...

     

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER PROGRAM HOURS

Summer / Fall / Spring:
All Day: Monday-Friday, 7:45 am - 3:30 pm
Morning Monday-Friday, 7:45 am - 12:00 pm
Afternoon Monday-Friday, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

* NOTE: All scheduled times are subject to change.

The Child Development Center and the Los Angeles Community College District follow the same school-year calendar: therefore, the Child Development Center is closed when the Community College District is closed. Parents are not charged for the days the Child Development Center is closed.