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Child Development and Education


Li Wei SunLi Wei Sun, Ed.D., Early Childhood Education Administration, Department Chair 408.864.5329  Faculty web site


Mayra CruzMayra E. Cruz, M.A. in Education, Special Education, Transdisciplinary Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health Reflective Practice  Facilitator I (preferred)
Faculty Web site

Teach for Tomorrow, Language Instruction For Teachers (LIFT/Perkins Grant), Circle of Care Program, California Alignment Project/ CDE (CAP) &               ECE-T Transfer Degree Faculty Advisor


Nellie Vargas 2

Nellie Vargas
Ed.D. Instructional Leadership-Higher Education
M.S. Families Studies and Human Development 408.864.8788
Faculty web site

Angela Buchanan  



Dr. Angela Buchanan, Ph.D. in Child Development
Former NAEYC A.A. Degree Accreditation Coordinator




Cathy BoetthcherCathy Boettcher, M.A. in Early Intervention
408-330-8380 (cell)



Linda CochranLinda Cochran, M.A. in Special Education,Early Intervention
408.864-8999 Ext 3120




Phyllis De Motta, M.A. Human Development with specializations in Early Childhood Education, Leadership in Education and Human Services, Childcare, and Developmental Education

Barbara DriscollBarbara Driscoll, M.A. in Human Development




Frederick J. Ferrer, M.S. in Psychology and Counseling


Julie Kurtz, M.S. Clinical Psychology & Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist


Andrea Hart

Chirstina LealAna Cristina Leal,Candidate PhD in Education, Child & Adolescent Development, Stanford
BA Psychology



diane LangfelderDiane Langfelder, M.A. Early Childhood




Diane Lee, Candidate PhD in Education, Child & Adolescent

Jila Maleksalehi, M.A. in Education


Sandy McKeithan, M.A. in Human Development

ChrisChristina Lopez- Morgan, M.A. in Human Development (emphasis in Administration of Programs) Retired Faculty



Vivian Qian, M.A. Educational Leadership

Sara Mozayeny-SaatchiDr. Sara Mozayeny-Saatchi, Psy D. Child Psychology





Rachel Talamantez, EdD Counseling Psychology, Infant-Family Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist, Reflective Practice Mentor and Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Jayanti TambeJayanti Tambe, M.A. Human Development

NAEYC A.A. Degree Accreditation 2016-17 Coordinator




Zana Wilkie, M.A. in Human Development


Fatemeh ZarghamiFatemeh Zarghami, M.A. in Human Development Multicultural Education, Specific Bilingual Children
408.864.8999408.864.8999 ext. 3118

 CARES Advisor




Chair: Li Wei Sun
Office: CD2-21D
Phone: 408.864.5329



Last Updated: 8/8/16