• We are located at the Pacific Avenue Education Center: 440 W. Lomita Ave., Glendale, CA 91204. 

    For more information about preschool and child care programs, please call the Child Development and Child Care Department (CDCC) Main Office at 818-247-0775. You may also reach us by email at cdcc@gusd.net.


    Site Information for Elementary Schools

    Site Information for Middle School Child Care




    Thank you for your interest in the child care program. Our program is filled to capacity at this time. If you are still interested in elementary child care please fill out the form here and we will continue to work to expand our capacity to add additional students.



CDCC Contacts & Overview

  • Each site has an administrator who oversees the staff and operations of programs. Their names and specific schools are listed below. 

    Child Development & Child Care Supervisor Site and Contact Information  
    Alyson Beecher, Program Supervisor
    Cerritos, Cloud, College View, Glenoaks, La Crescenta, Marshall, Monte Vista, and Rosemont

    Email Alyson Beecher


    Deidre Corwin, Program Supervisor
    Infant-Toddler Program at Daily, Franklin, Fremont, Keppel, Mann, RD White, and Wilson

    Email Deidre Corwin


    Perla Leyvas, Program Supervisor
    Columbus, Edison, Lincoln, Muir, Pacific Avenue Preschool, and Roosevelt

    Email Perla Leyvas


    Laurie Novak, Program Supervisor
    Balboa, Dunsmore, Jefferson, Mountain Avenue, Valley View, Verdugo Woodlands, and Toll

     Email Laurie Novak



    GUSD Child Development and Child Care Department (CDCC) provides high quality preschool, and before and after-school care. Our programs provide academic enrichment, snack, and physical activities to children in the Glendale, La Crescenta, and Montrose communities. We offer preschool programs for children ages three and four, and multiple before and after-school programs for students in grades TK-8. Please contact our offices at (818) 247-0775 for further information. The CDCC department focuses on Social Emotional Learning (SEL). SEL is the “process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions” (casel.org, 2017). The department emphasizes project based learning through hands-on activities that integrate SEL, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) and provide ongoing opportunities for children to expand their creativity and critical thinking skills.


Department Address

  • GUSD Child Development and Child Care Department Office
    440 W. Lomita Ave., Glendale, CA 91204
    Phone: (818) 247-0775

    Ms. Jay Schwartz, Director, Child Development, and Child Care Department

    Marcy Ostrom, Sr. Admin. Secretary