Central California Chapter

CAAEYC Central California Chapter
Counties Cities
Fresno County Clovis, Coalinga, Firebaugh, Fowler, Fresno, Huron, Kerman, Kingsburg, Mendota, Orange Cove, Parlier, Reedley, Sanger, Selma
Kings County Avenal, Corcoran, Hanford, Lemoore
Madera County Chowchilla, Madera
Mariposa County Mariposa
Tulare County Dinuba, Exeter, Farmersville, Lindsay, Porterville, Tulare , Visalia, Woodlake


To improve the quality of life for all children and families.

Mission Statement

To serve and act on behalf of the needs, rights, and well being of all young children and their families.

To promote high quality early care and education through professional development, community involvement, and advocacy opportunities.

To continue to become an inclusive organization, representative of the region.

For more information about local events, please email us at centralcaliforniaece@gmail.com.


We have many opportunities for those who are interested in volunteering. If you are interested in Central California and would like to learn more about becoming an active board member, or just wanting to help out at events, we have a place for you.

Please contact us and we will get back to you very soon.

Board Members

President: Gladys Villanueva
President Elect/Community Outreach Chair:
Vice President/State Director: Sally Gomez
Secretary: Catherine Mathis
Treasurer: Richell Swallow
Past President: Amanda Linton

Committee Chairs

Chapter Relations and Development: Sally Rowden
Historical: Marilyn Shelton
Professional Development: Mariana Barnes
Public Policy: Kathleen Shivaprasad
Social Events: Vikkie Aranda

Committee Members

Community Outreach & Historical: Charmaine Fitzgerald and Diana Decker
Community Outreach: Trudy Schmidt
Professional Development: Feiyan Chen and Pei-Ying Wu
Social Events/Community Outreach: Berenissee Becerra
Member at Large: Glenita Prince
Member at Large: Brooke Berrios

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Gladys Villanueva, President

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