The dedicated and talented staff of the Cypress Hills Child Care Corporation share our mission of promoting young children’s optimal development and strengthening families in the greater Cypress Hills community through quality early childhood services, family support, parent leadership, and related employment opportunities. Across all of our programs, we employ close to 50 people; an additional 56 people are self-employed through the Family Day Care Network and they employ 52 assistants. The majority of our staff come from the community and 95% are bilingual.

Teresa Council

Executive Director

Ethel Cordova

Network Director

Mildred Badillo

Head Start Director

Maria Rodriguez

Fiscal Manager

Jessenia Chapin

Head Start Family & Community Partnerships Manager

Felix Perez

Center Director

Vanesa Robles

Center Bookeeper/Assistant

Gloria Choez

Head Start Family Worker

Rachel Cruz

Family Worker

Maria Elena Acosta

Head Start Education Manager

Agnese Quintero

Administrative Assistant

Board of Directors

The Board consists of individuals with diverse backgrounds and skills who are passionate about the mission of the organization and contribute their time on a voluntary basis to manage the organization and are proud of its work.

Kellie Cook McLaurin


Anna Bradley-Smith

Board Member

Hillary Exter

Board Member

Daniel Reid

Board Member

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Stephen Shaw

Board Member