Santa Barbara County

Steering Committee

Co-Chairs:
Theresa Embry, Outdoor Classroom Project & Preschool Food Initiative
(805) 689-2338
Shelley Grand, Zaca Center
(805) 688-0050
Lou Beale, Skip to My Lou’s Family Preschool
Sophia Chang, Discoveries Learning Center at Bright Horizons
Carol Capito, Outdoor Classroom Project & Preschool Food Initiative
Cheri Diaz, Hope 4 Kids Preschool & Infant/Toddler Center
Adrianna Foss, Cathedral Oaks Preschool
Yvon Frazier, Allan Hancock College Children’s Center Lab School
Eric Nelson, Outdoor Classroom Project & Preschool Food Initiative
Erika Ronchietto, The Learningden Preschool
Eileen Ruiz & Kaleigh Williams, Carpinteria Kinderkirk Preschool & Day Care Center
Betty Sanchez, CAC Carpinteria Main Center
Anne-Marie Soltysik-Webb, Orfalea Early Learning Center at Santa Barbara City College
Molly Williams, Upward Bound Preschool

Demonstration Sites (available for visits):

More photos and information for each center coming soon!

Allan Hancock College Childrens Center Lab School photoAllan Hancock College Children’s Center Lab School

800 S. College Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 922-6966 ext 3932
Website
Yvon Frazier, M.A

Bright Start Child Development Center photoBright Start Child Development Center

1617 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-2024
Email Inquiries
Website
Marcela Caceres

Kinderkirk photoCarpinteria Kinderkirk Preschool & Day Care Center

1111 Vallecito Road
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 684-4070
Email Inquiries
Website
Kaleigh Williams

Carpinteria Main Center - Community Action Commission Head Start photoCarpinteria Main Center – Community Action Commission (CAC)
Head Start

5201 8th Street
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 566-1610
Betty Sanchez

Cathedral Oaks Nursery School photoCathedral Oaks Preschool

4974 Cathedral Oaks Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
(805) 967-8013
Website
Adrianna Foss, Executive Director

Children's House Montessori School photoChildren’s House Montessori School

1331 E. Foster Road
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 937-0991
Robin Palmerston

Creative Care For Children photoCreative Care For Children (Family Child Care)

1831 Overlook Lane
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(805) 963-9681
Danielle Monroy

Discoveries Learning Center photoDiscoveries Learning Center at Bright Horizons

4519 Hollister Ave.
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(805) 683-3001
Email Inquiries
Website
Sophia Chang

Early Steps to Learning Preschool Santa Barbara County Education Office photoEarly Steps to Learning Preschool
Santa Barbara County Education Office

320 N. “J” St.
Lompoc, CA 93436
(805) 742-2575
Email Inquiries
Cynthia Godwin-Sherman

Early Steps to Learning Preschool Santa Barbara County Education Office photoEl Montecito School San Roque

3225 Calle Pinon
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 962-3091
Website
Jeannine Morgan and Cathy Rempe

Early Steps to Learning Preschool Santa Barbara County Education Office photoFirst United Methodist Church GARDEN PRESCHOOL

305 E. Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 451-5487
Email Inquiries
Heidi Casper

Goleta Valley Nursery School photoGoleta Valley Nursery School

550 Cambridge Drive
Goleta, CA 93117
(805) 964-5514
Email Inquiries
Website
Michele Tappenier

Growing Babies & Here We Grow Early Learning Center photoGrowing Babies Infant Center & Here We Grow Early Learning Center

487 N. Turnpike Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(805) 967-8318
Website
Heather Robbins and Heather Smitley

Hope 4 Kids Preschool and Infant Toddler Child-Care Center photoHilltop Special Education Program
Santa Barbara County Education Office

4400 Cathedral Oaks Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(805) 964-4711/5303
Isabelle Coulter

Hope 4 Kids Preschool and Infant Toddler Child-Care Center photoHope 4 Kids Preschool & Infant/Toddler Center

560 N. La Cumbre Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(805) 682-2300/6232
Email Inquiries
Website
Cheri Diaz

La Honda State Preschool (Santa Barbara County Office of Education) photoLa Honda State Preschool
Santa Barbara County Education Office

1213 N. “A” St.
Lompoc, CA 93436
(805) 742-0433
Email Inquiries
Erika Magana

Lou Grant Parent Child Workshop photoLou Grant
Parent/Child Workshop

5400 6th Street
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 684-5310
Website
Ellen Stoddard

Orfalea Childrens Center at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital photoOrfalea Children’s Center at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

2205 Castillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 879-8577
Keyo Russell

Kinkos Early Learning Center Santa Barbara City College photoOrfalea Early Learning Center at Santa Barbara City College

365 Loma Alta
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
(805) 965-6883
Website
Beth Rizo

Santa Maria CalSAFE Infant/Toddler Center Santa Barbara County Education Office photoOrfalea Family Children’s Center UCSB Early Childhood Care and Education Services

West Campus, University of CA Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
(805) 893-4904
Annette Muse

Santa Maria CalSAFE Infant/Toddler Center Santa Barbara County Education Office photoSanta Maria CalSAFE Infant/Toddler Center
Santa Barbara County Education Office

829 S. Lincoln
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 937-6356
Jennifer Thomas

Santa Maria CalSAFE Infant/Toddler Center Santa Barbara County Education Office photoSkip to My Lou’s Family Preschool (Family Child Care)

1314 Via Del Carmel
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 714-1740
Lourena Beale

Storyteller Children's Center II photoStoryteller Children’s Center II

2121 De La Vina Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 682-9585
Email Inquiries
Website
Donna Barranco Fisher

Learningden Preschool photoThe Learningden Preschool

4485 Hollister Avenue
Santa Barbara, CA 91330
(805) 683-5801
Website
Erika Ronchietto and Jennifer Riley

bout-main.jpgThe Learning Place State Preschool
Santa Barbara County Education Office

Utah Avenue
Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA 93437
(805) 742-2077
Sharie Bostwick

Santa Maria CalSAFE Infant/Toddler Center Santa Barbara County Education Office photoUniversity Children’s Center UCSB Early Childhood Care and Education Services

West Campus, University of CA Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
(805) 893-4904
Annette Muse

Zaca CenterZaca Center – Special Education

27 Six Flags Circle
Buellton, CA 93437
(805) 688-0050
Email Inquiries
Shelley Grand

Recognized Sites (not available for visits):

  • Coronel Center – Community Action Commission (CAC) Head Start, Santa Barbara
  • De Colores State Preschool, Santa Barbara County Education Office, Lompoc
  • First Presbyterian Early Childhood Center, Santa Barbara
  • Franklin Children’s Center, Santa Barbara Unified School District Child Development Program
  • Goleta Center, Community Action Commission (CAC) Head Start
  • Los Alamos State Preschool, Santa Barbara County Education Office, Los Alamos
  • Montecito Family YMCA Preschool, Montecito
  • Santa Ynez Valley State Preschool – Santa Barbara County Education Office, Santa Ynez
  • Upward Bound Preschool, Santa Maria