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Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Nancy Kotowski, County Superintendent of Schools

Director II

Dr. Ernesto Vela
Senior Director

MCOE Main Office

Dr. Ernesto Vela, Senior Director

Adriana Chavarin, Administrative Assistant III

Yen Le, Accountant

Annabel Castro, Parent Liaison

Summer Prather-Smith, Director

Maricela Acosta, Administrative Assistant II

Maria Ramirez, Administrative Assistant II

Esther Medina, Program Specialist

Jorge Morales, Educational Liaison I

MCOE West Campus 3

Cristina Abonce, ECE Program Director

Faviola Nieto, Administrative Assistant I

Sonia Heredia, ECE Master Teacher

Sonia Garnica, ECE Master Teacher

Robin Cohen, Program Specialist

MCOE West Campus 4

Efrain Magallanes, Program Manager

Esther Anaya, Student Information Specialist

Margarita Romero, Student Information Specialist

Jocelynn Rios, Student Information Technician 

Alejandra Valadez, I & R Liaison II

MCOE West Campus 11

Miguel Contreras, I & R Liaison II

Humbelina Donato, I & R Liaison I

Sonia Estrada, I & R Liaison I

Oscar Gutierrez, I & R Liaison I

Alejandro Magallanes, I & R Liaison I

Nora Rodriguez, I&R Liaison I

South Monterey County Joint Union School District

Angelica Fonseca, Director

Jose Perez, Resource Teacher

Guadalupe Rodriguez, Educational Advocate

Rosa Trujillo, Educational Advocate

Otilia Gamez, Family Service Advocate

King City Union School District

Estrella Caballero, Resource Teacher

Barbara Garcia, Family Service Advocate

Santa Rita Union School District

Lucila Perez, Resource Teacher

Tammy Mena, Resource Teacher

Marcela Castro, Family Service Advocate

Chualar Union School District

Blanca Valverde, Family Service Advocate

Soledad Unified School District

Elizabeth Fausto, Educational Advocate

Mayra Amador, Family Service Advocate


Dr. Ernesto Vela

Senior Director
Phone: 831.755.6403

Adriana Chavarin

Administrative Assistant
Phone: 831.755.6403

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