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Consultant Regional Assignments

This is a list of California counties by region and the Early Education Division Consultants assigned to each region.

Early Education Division (EED) 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 EED 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
Deborah Wacker
916-982-2168
1 Lake, Mendocino, Sonoma
Nancy DeArmond
916-906-5790
2 Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity

Shellie MacColl

916-906-5794
3 Alpine

Deborah Wacker

916-982-2168
3 El Dorado, Placer, Sierra, Yolo
Deborah Wacker
916-982-2168
3 Colusa, Nevada, Sutter, Yuba

Shellie MacColl

916-906-5794
3 Sacramento
Cassandra Lewis
916-906-5782
4 Alameda
Cassandra Lewis
916-906-5782
4 Contra Costa, Napa, Solano
Nancy DeArmond
916-906-5790
4 San Mateo
Deborah Wacker
916-982-2168
4 Marin, San Francisco

Amy Silva

916-906-5779
5 San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz

Birgit Monks

916-323-6441
5 Monterey
Michael Benton
916-906-5791
6 Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne
Christina Toney
916-879-2881
6 San Joaquin
Christina Toney
916-879-2881
6 Stanislaus
Christina Toney
916-879-2881
7 Merced
Christina Toney
916-879-2881
7 Fresno, Madera, Mariposa

Yer Xiong

916-445-4703
7 Kings, Tulare

Interim Consultants
Birgit Monks
Christina Toney


916-323-6441
916-879-2881
8 Kern

Interim Consultant
Michael Benton


916-906-5791
mbenton@cde.ca.gov
8 San Luis Obispo
Michael Benton
916-906-5791
8 Santa Barbara
Michael Benton
916-906-5791
8 Ventura
Michael Benton
916-906-5791
9 Imperial, Orange
Sandra Flores
916-906-5792
9 San Diego
Richard Miller
916-906-5786
10 Riverside
Interim Consultant
Richard Miller

916-906-5786
10 Inyo, Mono, San Bernardino
Interim Consultant
Sandra Flores

916-906-5792
11 Los Angeles, (Agency Assignments for Silvia Figueroa) SPA 1, SPA 6, SPA 8
Silvia Figueroa
916-906-5785
11 Los Angeles, (Agency Assignments for Sandra Flores) SPA 3, SPA 5, SPA 7
Sandra Flores
916-906-5792
11 Los Angeles, (Agency Assignments for Yer Thao) SPA 2, SPA 4
Yer Thao
916-858-9689

Program Quality Implementation (PQI) Office

PQI North Unit

Crystal Devlin, Education Administrator
Phone: 916-906-5783
Email: cdevlin@cde.ca.gov

Child Development Consultant (CDC)
Child Development Assistant (CDA)
Associate Government Program Analyst (AGPA)
Staff Services Analyst (SSA)
Office Technician (OT)

  • Nancy DeArmond, CDC
  • Cassandra Lewis, CDC
  • Shellie MacColl, CDC
  • Amy Silva, CDC
  • Deborah Wacker, CDC
  • Alice Ludwig, AGPA
  • Adam High, OT

PQI Central Unit

Monique Williams, Education Administrator
Phone: mwilliams@cde.ca.gov
Email: 916-323-7833

  • Michael Benton, CDC
  • Birgit Monks, CDC
  • Christina Toney, CDC
  • Yer Xiong, CDC
  • Vacant, CDC
  • Marcia Smith, AGPA

The Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) will be supported by the following CDC's for all counties:

PQI South Unit

Linda Morales, Education Administrator
Phone: 916-906-5785
Email: lmorales@cde.ca.gov

  • Silvia Figueroa, CDC
  • Sandra Flores, CDC
  • Richard Miller, CDC
  • Yer Thao, CDC
  • Vacant, CDC
  • Vacant, CDC
  • Vacant, CDC
  • Damon Fenrirson, OT
  • Roxann Slivatz, OT

Eligibility and Support Services Office

Ramona Bermudez, Staff Services Manager I
Phone: 916-323-2211
Email: rbermudez@cde.ca.gov

  • Diane Edwards, AGPA
  • Jesse Her, AGPA
  • Kiana Richardson, AGPA
  • Vacant, AGPA

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