||Director of Education and Neighborhood Services
Company NameCity of San Jose
Dates EmployedOct 1999 – Aug 2006
Employment Duration6 yrs 11 mos
LocationSan Francisco Bay Area
• Advised the Mayor on policies, programs, and budgets that affected early education, affordable housing, neighborhoods development and youth programs for the City of San Jose.
• Updated and monitored the implementation of San Jose’s Early Care and Education Strategic Plan.
• Mayor’s liaison to San Jose’s 19 school districts, 220 schools, childcare centers, after school sites, neighborhood associations, and local non-profits.
• Mayor’s liaison to the San Jose Early Care and Education Commission and the Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force.
• Recommended citywide funding allocations for San Jose Smart Start, San Jose Afterschool, BEST, CDBG, and Weed and Seed grants to local non-profits.
• Worked with city staff and community members to implement large-scale, community-driven, Strong Neighborhoods Initiative. See less