Advisory Group

The California Preschool Study is being guided by an Advisory Group of researchers, policy experts, and practitioners. The Advisory Group members are:

  • Sue Allen, Vice Chair, Early Childhood Education Committee of the California Teachers' Association and Kindergarten Teacher, Middletown Unified School District
  • Catherine Atkin, President, Preschool California
  • K. Alison Clarke-Stewart, Professor of Psychology, University of California, Irvine
  • Allison Sidle Fuligni, Associate Research Scientist, UCLA Center for Improving Child Care Quality
  • Theresa Garcia-Araya, Education Policy Consultant
  • William Gormley, Professor of Public Policy, Georgetown University
  • Karen Hill-Scott, President, Karen Hill-Scott and Company
  • Moira Kenney, Statewide Program Director, First Five Association of California
  • Carlise King, California Child Care Resource and Referral Network
  • Fran Kipnis, Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, University of California, Berkeley
  • Susanna Loeb, Professor of Education, Stanford University
  • Gary Mangiofico, CEO, Los Angeles Universal Preschool
  • Robert Manwaring, Policy Director, Governor's Advisory Committee on Education Excellence
  • Patricia Phipps, Early Childhood Consultant
  • Nancy Remley, Child Development Division, California Department of Education
  • Charles Weis, County Superintendent of Schools, Ventura County Office of Education