Angela began her career in early childhood education in 2002. She has worked in various preschool settings in the Bay Area over the course of 15 years. She has held positions ranging from teacher's assistant to lead teacher. In the past five years of her career, she transitioned to mentor new teachers in the field of early childhood education as a lead teacher in a Kinder Prep program. Angela graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Child and Adolescent Development, and a minor in Special Education from the CAD-PATH Program. She was also awarded the Dr. Lynn Steinman Award for her dedication to providing high quality care and education to young children. She is very glad to be part of a team of amazing workforce development coordinators in EDvance, and is passionate about using her knowledge and experience in the field as she works with the program partners and corps members in the Jumpstart Early Childhood Early Experience program.