As Director of Early Education, Angela will be the driving force in continuing Para Los Niños’ history of achievement by preparing inner-city preschool and pre-K students to succeed in kindergarten and beyond. In addition, she will be instrumental in supporting families with referrals as an added resource for the success of their children.
Prior to joining Para Los Niños, Angela was Senior Program Manager at Southwest Head Start in Phoenix, Arizona, where she was Site Director for EDUCARE Arizona and was responsible for supervising Child Development manager and overseeing the curriculum for Southwest’s 52 Head Start Preschool/Early Head Start classrooms. In addition, she was a faculty member with the Harris Infant-Toddler Mental Health Training Institute, a graduate level training for Infant/Toddler Mental Health Clinicians, Early Childhood professional and Family service professionals.
Angela has a Ph.D. in Early Childhood Special Education from Pennsylvania State University, a Masters in Special Education from the College of William and Mary in Virginia and a B.S. from Westfield State College in Westfield, Massachusetts.