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Nellie Vargas - Child Development

Biography

My islandI was born in Oakland, California and later on moved to the Caribbean; island of Puerto Rico where I received part of my education. I had spent most of my life living in both places California and Puerto Rico.

I had taught in the preschool, elementary and adult education system for 12 years in Puerto Rico, Wisconsin and California. I also worked for the NAVY- Naval Air Station in Alameda, California as a Family Home Care Auditor serving military families and their children and for ESO, Inc. (Economic Social Opportunities for Families and Individuals) as an Early Childhood Education Coordinator.

I hold a full-time California Adult Teaching Credential from San Jose State University, a Child Development Program Director Permit from California Department of Education- Child Development Division and a Parent Educator Certificate- Parents as Teachers Program Prenatal to Kindergarten entry from Parents as Teachers National Center, Inc. from Saint Louis, MO.

I am a member of the National Honor Society in Family and Consumer Sciences- Phi Upsilon Omicron, National Association for the Education of Young Children and California Community College Early Childhood Educators.

Education:

BS. in Home Economics/ Secondary Education- Catholic University of Puerto Rico
MS. in Home Economics/ Families Studies and Human Development-  University of Wisconsin
Doctor of Education (EdD) /in Instructional Leadership Higher Education Concentration (Candidate)- University of Chicago,IL

Other special interests include:

Travel/ Religion/ Music/ Languages

 



Contact


email Email: vargasnellie@deanza.edu
Phone: 408-.864.8788
Office: CD#2-21e

 

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Last Updated: 12/14/12