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Child Development

Due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic

the Child Development office is temporarily closed.


ABC Unified School District schools are closed until further notice. This decision to close schools for the rest of the school year is in alignment with Governor Gavin Newsom, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tony Thurmond, and Dr. Debra Duardo, Superintendent of the L.A. County Office of Education. Students will continue to participate in the ABC Online Learning at Home. Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

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District Office West

11011 Artesia Boulevard, Cerritos, Ca 90703 

(562) 229-7985 or (562) 926-5566 ext. 25498

Fax (562) 229-7986


Please visit the department's individual programs for additional information.


The Child Development Department is proud to offer a variety of outstanding programs to the community. All programs provide a safe, nurturing, and educational experience designed to meet the social, emotional, language, cognitive, and physical needs of children.


Thomas Woodward, Supervisor Child Development Ext. 25406
Lora Ballard, Coordinator of Child Development Ext. 25423
Estela Ortega, Secretary II Ext. 25447
Zoila Soto, Secretary II Ext. 25464
Erika Garibaldo, Secretary I Ext. 25480
Diane Garcia, Accounting Technician Ext. 25443
Martha Gonzalez, Clerical Assistant Ext. 25458
Eva Martinez, Clerical Assistant Ext. 25442
Laura Hernandez, Teacher on Special Assignment Ext. 25419
Mariaseth Reyes, Teacher on Special Assignment Ext. 25408