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Early Childhood Education Committee

The purpose and goals of the CFT Early Childhood Education Committee are:

  • to monitor issues and activities relating to preschool, Head Start, child care and nursery school programs before state and federal legislative and regulatory committees;
  • to review existing policy and to recommend policy positions to CFT governance bodies on matters relevant to early childhood education;
  • to keep the Federation and its members informed regarding new trends and programs in the field of early childhood education;
  • to participate in the development of workshops and training programs at appropriate CFT conferences;
  • to participate in the development of organizational tactics and strategies to assist the CFT in expanding its representational base among early childhood education workers.

Committee members

Betty Robinson-Harris, Chair, United Educators of San Francisco
Isabel Delgadillo, ABC Federation of Teachers
Barbara Dzwonek, Jefferson Elementary Federation of Teachers
Elaine Francisco, Jefferson Elementary Federation of Teachers
Jocelyn Espinosa, El Rancho Federation of Teachers
Gloria Garcia, Early Childhood Federation
Michelle Hansen, Jefferson Elementary Federation of Teachers
Margaret Martinez-Ingle, El Rancho Federation of Teachers
Susheela Narayanan, AFT Guild, San Diego and Grossmont-Cuyamaca CC
Arlene Riddick, ABC Federation of Teachers 
Arleen Rivera, Early Childhood Federation 
Frances Robinson, United Educators of San Francisco
J. Manuel Serrano, Pajaro Valley Federation of Teachers
Mary Jo Silva, Pajaro Valley Federation of Teachers 
Silvia Zavala, El Rancho Federation of Teachers 
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