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Our Board

Educare California at Silicon Valley proudly collaborates with public and private partners to operate our innovative early learning school. Our work and accomplishments are richer because of the dedication, leadership, engagement, and diversity of perspectives of our board of directors and staff. Our board is comprised of thought-leaders in the fields of education, early education, philanthropy, and supportive services. We are grateful for the expertise, passion, and advocacy our board members bring to close the opportunity gap by making high-quality early learning accessible for all children.

The current governance board for Educare California at Silicon Valley includes:

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Jeff Sunshine

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
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Mary Ann Dewan

Vice Chair
Santa Clara County Office of Education
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Juan Cruz

Franklin-McKinley School District
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Shannon Hunt-Scott

The Scott Foundation
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Khydeeja Alam

Board Member
Advancement Project
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Michael Burke

Board Member
The Buffett Early Childhood Fund
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Darcie Green

Board Member
Latinas Contra Cancer
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Greg Kepferle

Board Member
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
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Scott Moore

Board Member
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Cheryl Polk

Board Member
Safe and Sound
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Christine Thorsteinson

Board Member
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
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Patricia Villegas

Board Member
PV Consulting