• The EEELP Main Office is open to the public by appointment only. All EEELP School Staff are available through email during their work hours. Office Staff is available by email and phone from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. To make an appointment or to reach the Main Office please call 818-247-0775. 


EEELP Contacts & Overview

  • Head Teachers are available at every elementary school (middle schools have site leaders) and are the first point of contact to assist parents with registration and wait lists, programs and fees, and all information related to that school's expanded learning programs.  Each site has an administrator who oversees the staff and operations of programs. Their names and specific schools are listed below. 

    School Head Teachers Click/See "Contact Information for School Sites" on left tab options
    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 Early Education and Extended Learning Programs (EEELP) provide 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 EEELP 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 Early Education and Extended Learning Programs Office
    200 N. Maryland Avenue, Suite 101, Glendale, CA 91206
    Phone: (818) 247-0775

    Deborah Ignagni, Interim Director
    Marcy Ostrom, Sr. Admin. Secretary

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