Career at Early Development Services

Early Development Services is supported by a staff of over 80 teachers, cooks, and administrative staff.

It takes a special person to work with children and here at Early Development Services

We have strict requirements for those interested in joining our team. We are proud of our teacher retention rate and ability to grow our Master Teachers from entry level caregivers.

Interested in Joining our team?

Please fill out an application and contact us at 831-393-2246

Shannan Watkins

Shannan is the Executive Director of Early Development Services. She has been with the agency since its inception in 1998. Her vision has been the driving force behind the agency for years and her creativity and knowledge has helped us remain a leader in Monterey County. Shannan has an Associate of Science degree in Child Development from Monterey Peninsula College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development with minors in Developmental Education, Early Childhood Education, and Childcare from Pacific Oaks College, as well as a Master’s Degree in Human Development with minors in Leadership in Human Services and College Teaching, also from Pacific Oaks College. She has been President of the local Association for the Education of Young Children as well being elected to California Association for the Education of Young Children State Board. She is currently the Chair of the Monterey County Child Care Planning Council and teaches child development courses at Monterey Peninsula College. In her spare time, she provides consulting services to other child development programs, specializing in programs funded by the California Department of Education, Child Development Division.

Megan Mosquera

Megan is the Program Director for Early Development Services and has been with the agency since 2001. She left for a few years when her husband was transferred across the country. In 2006, she returned to the agency and was instrumental in the opening of our third site in 2006, Highlands Early Education Center. Megan has a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services Management from University of Phoenix as well as her Program Director Credential. Megan maintains oversight of all EDS sites while monitoring the quality of the services we provide.

Candace Pacheco
Candace is the Site Supervisor for Crescita Early Education Center. She has been with Early Development Services since 2004. She has an Associate of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from Monterey Peninsula College as well as her California Site Supervisor Credential.

Becky Buckner
Becky is the Site Supervisor of Peninsula Center for Infant & Toddler Development. Becky has been with Early Development Services since 2000 and specializes in infant/toddler care. She has an Associate of Science Degree in Child Development from Monterey Peninsula Community College as well as her California Site Supervisor Credential.

Ghennay Woods
Ghennay is the Site Supervisor for Highlands Early Education Center. She has been with Early Development Services since 2008 as a Master Teacher. She has an Associate of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from Hartnell Community College as well as her California Site Supervisor Credential.

Jennifer Sebolino
Jennifer is the Site Supervisor for CSU Monterey Bay Child Development Center. She has been with Early Development Services since 2005 as a Master Teacher. She has an Associate of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from Monterey Peninsula College as well as her California Site Supervisor Credential.

Maria Martinez
Maria is the Site Supervisor for Avondale Early Education Center. She has been with Early Development Services since 2005 as a Master Teacher. She has an Associate of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from Monterey Peninsula College as well as her California Site Supervisor Credential.

Roxanne Lualemana
Roxanne is the Site Supervisor for Avondale Early Education Center. Roxanne has been with Early Development Services since 2003 as a Master Teacher of both Toddlers and Pre-Kindergarteners. Roxanne has an Associate of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from Monterey Peninsula College as well as her California Site Supervisor Credential.

Staci Rich
Staci is the Site Supervisor of Betteravia Early Development Center. Staci has been with Early Development Services since 2015. She has an Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education from Brandman University as well as her California Site Supervisor Credential. 

Tiffany Turner
Tiffany is the Site Supervisor for Alisal Campus Early Education Center. She has been with Early Development Services since 2006 when she started as a Teacher Assistant. Tiffany has an Associate of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from Monterey Peninsula College as well as her California Site Supervisor Credential.