Contact Us

​​Early Learning Services

Laura Strachan​
Assistant Superintendent

Debbie Troehler
Administrator - Early Learning, Expanded Learning, and Family Support Services


California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN)

Shelia Arnold, Coordinator 

Susan Shepardson, Program Specialist


OC Child Care and Development Planning Council

Sheila Arnold, Coordinator 

Susan Shepardson, Program Specialist


Early Childhood Mental Health, Safe From the Start

Jannell Violi, Coordinator 

Victoria Johnson, Program Specialist​


Fee-for-Service Professional Learning

Sheila Arnold, Coordinator 

Susan Shepardson, Program Specialist

Carly Bedard, Project Liaison

Tawnie King, Project Liaison​


Inclusive Early Learning

Allison Casillas, Coordinator

Kamica Barnes, Coordinator

Janice Howver, Program Specialist


​Quality Start OC

Jannell Violi, Coordinator 

Krista Murphy, Coordinator

Catherine Darker, Program Specialist

Jami Eyre, Program Specialist

Victoria Johnson, Program Specialist

Melissa Wheelahan, Program Specialist

April Aguilar, Project Liaison

Michelle Banh, Project Liaison

Carly Bedard, Project Liaison

Carole BrowneProject Liaison

Azizi Gates, Project Liaison

Tawnie King, Project Liaison

Tiffany Dobson, Project Liaison

Elly Reyes, Project Liaison CHS

Phirin Salinas, Project Liaison

Wanda Soekias, Project Liaison

Alex Yang, Project Liaison


Region 9 QRIS Hub

 Krista Murphy, Coordinator

Melissa Wheelahan, Program Specialist

Michelle Banh, Project Liaison


Transitional Kindergarten (TK), P-3 Services

Shelia Arnold, Coordinator 

Allison Casillas, Coordinator


Administrative Support

Milvia Schinaia, M.S., Administrative Supervisor, 714-966-4378

Lynn Turner, Administrative Technician, 714-327-8180

Roderic West, M.S., Program Data Technician, 714-966-4419

Lynda Banuelos, Administrative Assistant Sub, 714-966-4171

Rose Cote, Administrative Assistant III, 714-966-4466

Lisa Edwards, Administrative Assistant III, 714-966-4386

Leslie McOwen​, Administrative Assistant Sub, 714-966-4376

Veronica Ortega, Administrative Assistant III, 714-966-4171

Yvania Salas, Administrative Assistant III, 714-327-1084

Cindy Salisbury, Administrative Assistant III, 714-966-4405