Family Engagement Team

For the families who have children in our early childhood classes, family engagement means Parent University. With adult classes, support and resources, we can make a difference in a child's education. 

Jamalia Parker
Director of Family Engagement Services


Kim Sherrod-Nichols
Family Engagement Coordinator

Debra Paris
Youth Library Specialist


Emily Roche
Family Support Worker

Courtney Njoku 
Administrative Assistant


Yaritza Estrada
Family Liaison


Jessie Star 
Family Support Worker



Kim Fonesca
Educational Navigator                                                                                                                                                  

Brandee Tibbs
Educational Navigator


Andrea Foster
Educational Navigator 

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Parent University

We're working with the families and the caring adults around every child. They want to be sure their kids love learning! MORE

Future Teachers

In clinical teaching sites, college students learn to teach in early childhood classrooms with guidance from experienced faculty.


Childcare Training

Coaching childcare providers to support early learning is a powerful way to help children, starting when they’re babies.


Teaching Teams

Teachers, family liaisons and paraprofessionals work together to help kids make daily improvements in learning. MORE