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Consultant Regional Assignments

This is a list of California counties by region and the Early Learning and Care Division Consultants assigned to each region.
Important Notice: Programs Moved to CDSS

While the California Department of Education continues to operate the California State Preschool Program, the Early Childhood Development Act of 2020 (Senate Bill (SV) 98, Chapter 24, Statutes of 2020) authorized the transfer of many childcare programs from the California Department of Education to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) effective July 1, 2021. The content on this page may include programs that have moved to CDSS. For additional assistance you can either visit the CDSS Child Care Transition web page External link opens in new window or tab. or call 1-833-559-2420 for more information.

Early Learning and Care Division (ELCD) Consultants are available to provide assistance and answer questions about early education and support, and are assigned by region. Find the county in the list below to identify the assigned ELCD Consultant to contact.

Map of California displaying the 58 counties grouped into 11 regions. The region number, county names, and contact information of the EESD Consultants for each region are listed in the following table.

Region Counties/SPAs Consultant Phone Email
1 Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, Sonoma
Shellie MacColl
916-445-7353
2 Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity

Shellie MacColl

916-445-7353
3 Alpine, Colusa, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba

Vacant
Interim Consultant
Shellie MacColl

916-445-7353
3 Sacramento
Cassandra Lewis
916-323-8524
4 Alameda
Cassandra Lewis
916-323-8524
4 Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Mateo, Solano
Nancy DeArmond
916-323-1328
4 San Francisco

Vacant
Interim Consultant
Nancy DeArmond

916-323-1328
5 Santa Clara

Vacant
Interim Consultant
Nancy DeArmond

916-323-1328
5 Santa Cruz
Nancy DeArmond
916-323-1328
5 Monterey, San Benito

Vacant
Interim Consultant
Richard Miller

916-319-0546
6 Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne

Vacant
Interim Consultant
Shellie MacColl

916-445-7353
6 San Joaquin, Stanislaus

Vacant
Interim Consultant
Shellie MacColl

916-445-7353
7 Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Merced

Vacant
Interim Consultant
Cassandra Lewis

916-323-8524
7 Kings, Tulare

Vacant
Interim Consultant
Richard Miller

916-319-0546
8 Kern, San Luis Obispo, Ventura

Vacant
Interim Consultant
Richard Miller

916-319-0546
8 Santa Barbara
Sandy Patitucci
916-323-1355
9 Imperial
Vacant
Interim Consultant
Sandy Patitucci
916-323-1355
9 Orange
Richard Miller
916-319-0546
9 San Diego
Sandy Patitucci
916-323-1355
10 Inyo, Mono, Riverside, San Bernardino
Vacant
Interim Consultant
Sandy Patitucci
916-323-1355
11 Los Angeles, (Agency Assignments for Monique Williams-Turner) SPA 1, SPA 3, SPA 5
Monique Williams-Turner
916-323-7833
11 Los Angeles, (Agency Assignments for Monique Williams-Turner) SPA 2, SPA 4, SPA 6, SPA 7, SPA 8
Vacant
Interim Consultant
Monique Williams-Turner
916-323-7833

Program Quality Implementation (PQI) Office

PQI North Unit

Crystal Devlin, Education Administrator
Phone: 916-323-0216
Email: cdevlin@cde.ca.gov

Consultants/Analyst/Office Technician

  • Nancy DeArmond, CDC
  • Cassandra Lewis, CDC
  • Shellie MacColl, CDC
  • Vacant, CDC
  • Vacant, CDC
  • Vacant, CDC
  • Alice Ludwig, AGPA
  • Mai Xiong, OT

PQI South Unit

Linda Morales, Education Administrator
Phone: 916-319-0318
Email: lmorales@cde.ca.gov

Consultants/Analyst/Office Technician

  • Richard Miller, CDC
  • Sandra Patitucci, CDC
  • Monique Williams-Turner, CDC
  • Vacant, CDC
  • Vacant, CDC
  • Vacant, CDC
  • Roxane Fidler, AGPA
  • Marcia Smith, AGPA
  • Vacant, OT

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, July 6, 2021
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