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Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Nancy Kotowski, County Superintendent of Schools

Monterey County Office of Education
Head Start & Early Head Start Center and Staff Directory

Head Start Funded Enrollment: 1,045
Preschool Age 3-4 Years Before September 2

Early Head Start Funded Enrollment: 80
Prenatal to 3 Years

Greenfield Union School District Delegate Agency Funded Enrollment: 60
Preschool Age 3-4 Years Before September 2

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District Delegate Agency Funded Enrollment: 60
Preschool Age 3-4 Years Before September 2

Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm M-F
Physical Address: 901 Blanco Circle, Salinas, CA 93901
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 80851, Salinas, CA 93912
Telephone: 831.755.0350 • Toll Free: 1.888.973.2800 • FAX: 831.755.6480

Program Director Sonia
 Administrative Assistant Lucie
 Assistant Director  Anabel
 Child Development Services Coordinator Gloria
 Child Development Services Coordinator Valerie
 ERSEA, Technology and Data Services Coordinator Lisbeth
 Professional Development and Compliance CoachKarina
 Program Analyst Coordinator Dora
 Family, Community Engagement & Disabilities Coordinator Isabel
 Accountant Norman
 Health & Safety Services Coordinator Alvaro
Administrative Assistant I Juanita
 Parent & Community Liaison (Dad's in Action) TBA 
 Food and Nutrition Services CoordinatorSandra
 Administrative Assistant II Cecilia Alonso
 Administrative Assistant II  Ruby
 Family and Health Services Specialist Marisa
 Family and Health Services Specialist Maria L.
 Family and Health Services Specialist Sally

Alisal Center
1437 Del Monte Avenue
Salinas, CA 93905

Azucena Torreblanca,
Site Supervisor 

Telephone: 831.757.5634
Fax: 831.757.9432

Creekside Centers
1770 Kittery St.,
Salinas, CA 93906

Gloria Palma,
Site Supervisor 

Telephone: 831.442.3470
Fax: 831.442.0631

First Steps Centers
(Located at Bard Blades Center)
1145 Acosta St.,
Salinas, CA 93905

Maria Murillo / Rosa Ramirez,
Site Supervisor

Telephone: 831.758.4847
Telephone: 831.769.0907
Fax: 831.758.0756

Frank Paul 1,2 & 3 Centers
1300 Rider Avenue
Salinas, CA 93905

Marbella Rodriguez, Nubia Gomez-Easton, Cecilia Esquivel, Site Supervisors

Telephone: 831.754.2319
Telephone: 831.771.9276
Fax: 831.771.9783

Fremont 1,2 & 3 Centers
1255 E. Market Street
Salinas, CA 9390

Vera Amador, Maria Flores, 
Site Supervisors 

Telephone: 831.753.1261
Telephone: 831.759.8185
Fax: 831.753-0160 / 759.86993

La Joya Center
55 Rogge Road
Salinas, CA 93906

Peta Edeza,
Site Supervisor

Telephone: 831.443.6955
Fax: 831.443.0331

Martin Luther King A & B
925 N. Sanborn Road
Salinas, CA 93905

Sandra Cuna, Rosa Garcia,
Site Supervisor

Telephone: 831.424.3659
Telephone: 831.424.4568
Fax: 831.424.2773

Salinas Child Development Center
342 Front Street
Salinas, CA 93901

Maria Guzman, Guadalupe Martinez, Claudia Venegas,
Site Supervisors

Telephone: 831.422.8594 ext. 201
Fax: 831.422.8597          

Santa Rita Center
2014 Santa Rita Street
Salinas, CA 93906

Lorena Carrillo,
Site Supervisor

Telephone: 831.443.4952
Fax: 831.443.4986

Sherwood Center
110 South Wood Street
Salinas, CA 93905

Veronica Saavedra,
Site Supervisor


Telephone: 831.424.9664
Fax: 831.424.5487


Gabilan Centers
417 Russ Street
King City, CA 93930

Rosie Sanchez,
Site Supervisor

Telephone: 831.385.1568
Telephone: 831385.8573
Fax: 831.386.9861/385.8814

Gonzales Center
550 Fifth Street
Gonzales, CA 93926

Catalina De Anda,
Site Supervisor

Telephone: 831.675.9135
Fax: 831.675.2937

Greenfield Center
490 El Camino Real
Greenfield, CA 93927

Minerva Almazan,
Site Supervisor



Telephone: 831.674.0189
Fax: 831.674.8405


Hall School Center
300 Sill Road
Watsonville, CA 95076

Martha Landa,
Site Supervisor

Telephone: 831.768.6949
Telephone: 831.768.6976
Fax: 831.768.6969

North Monterey County Center
10301 Seymour Street
Castroville, CA 95012

Stephanie Ortiz,
Site Supervisor

Telephone: 831.633.3369
Fax: 831.633.3364


Seaside Children's Center
1450 Elm Avenue
Seaside, CA 93955

Deborah Cason, Katrina Hamilton, Irma Romo -
Site Supervisors



Ext- 057

Ext- 058

Ext- 059

Fax: 831.783-5024

Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm M-F
Physical Address: 901 Blanco Circle, West Campus Room #1, Salinas, CA 93901
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 80851, Salinas, CA 93912
Telephone: 831.755.0310 / 755.0350 • Toll Free: 1.888.973.2800 • FAX: 831.755.6480 / 755.0847

Patricia Castro  Home Based Educator-North Monterey
Veronica Vasquez Home Based Educator-North Monterey
Arabella Landeros  Home Based Educator- Salinas
Ana Valencia Home Based Educator- Salinas
Martha Roque Home Based Educator- Salinas
Luciana Rosales Home Based Educator- Salinas
Cara Tsukamoto Home Based Educator- Salinas
Mirna Verduzco Home Based Educator- Salinas
Site ContactE-MailPhone

Greenfield Union Elementary School District
1199 Elm Avenue
Greenfield, CA 93927



Telephone: 831.674.6037

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
3066 Lake Drive, Marina, CA 93933

Nittaya Robinson


Telephone: 831.384.0255


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