To select and support high quality ECE classroom teachers and program administrators to provide relationship-based professional development and mentoring for students, teachers, and administrators.


To increase the quality of higher education in Child Development and Early Education, reduce teacher and director turnover, and increase teacher and director job satisfaction and proficiency.

“We now have students graduating this year who would not have been able to complete their degrees without the Mentor Program!”

Coordinator, Yuba District Regional

“The Mentors spent this year focusing on how to best serve our mentees after and during the pandemic. We spent time looking at ourselves which helped understand our students to serve them best to better themselves as ECE teachers.”

Coordinator, Cerritos/Rio Hondo Regional