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Program Staff


"Off to a Good Start" is a multifaceted program that offers free classes for parents and Pre School for All teachers of children 3-5 years of age. The two enriching, hands-on programs include: Kindergarten Readiness and Early Literacy. The interactive and hands-on delivery encourages parents to actively involve their children in fun and easy everyday learning activities in ways that promote their cognitive, social, physical, and intellectual development. If you have children under the age of five registered in a PFA program and would like to ask about the classes we offer, call or e-mail us.

For program information, contact:

Sue Manglallan
4-H Youth & Family Development Advisor 
(858) 614-7613

Lori Renstrom, MA
Management Services Officer /Program Consultant 
(858) 614-7606

Margot Abasolo-Montoya
Program Manager/Program Representative
- Chula Vista 
(858) 614-7607

Mary Cartin-Lobo
Program Representative 
- Central San Diego Area
(858) 614-7610

Adrian Corrales
Program Representative
-El Cajon Area, Lemon Grove, Mt. Empire, Borrego Springs,
some areas in Escondido, Vista and family child care providers
(858) 614-7609

Linda Corrales
Program Representative 
- South Bay Area
(858) 614-7608

Office Hours and Location:
UC Cooperative Extension
9335 Hazard Way, Suite 201
San Diego, CA 92123
Fax: 858-614-7786

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.