1550 The Alameda, Suite 201
San Jose, California
As part of the First 5 California Child Signature Program (CSP), Garcia-Lemye's work expands access to quality early learning programs to over 900 children ranging from 0 to 5 years in Santa Clara County.
In addition, Garcia-Lemye strengthens the professional development of early childhood teachers through the individualized coaching model, Quality Enhancement Support Team (QuEST).
Garcia-Lemye's responsibilities include contract development, program design and implementation, coordination and facilitation of professional development trainings and events.
Prior to joining WestEd in 2008, Garcia-Lemye served as a family child care coordinator, providing on-site technical assistance and support to licensed, family child care providers.
She also taught and managed both private and nonprofit early childhood programs throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Garcia-Lemye received a BA in child and adolescent development from San Francisco State University.