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 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 of Arts degree in Human Development with minors in Developmental Education, Early Childhood Education, and Childcare from Pacific Oaks College, as well as a Masters of Arts degree in Human Development with minors in Leadership in Human Services and College Teaching, also from Pacific Oaks College. She also possesses her Program Director Credential. 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 as well as teaching child development courses at Monterey Peninsula and Hartnell College specializing in infant & toddler care. In her spare time, she provides consulting services to other child development programs, specializing in programs funded by the California Department of Education, Early Care & Learning Department.
Melanie is the Educational/Pedagogical for Early Development Services. She has been with the Agency since 2018.
Melanie is the Educational/Pedagogical for Early Development Services. Melanie has an Associate of Arts degree in Child Development from Hartnell College, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Child Development from San Jose State University, Master of Arts degree in Woman’s Spirituality from Sophia University as well as her California Program Director Credential. Melanie is also faculty at Monterey Peninsula College
Michelle is the Human Resources Director for Early Development Services. She has been with the Agency since 2008.
Michelle began her relationship with Early Development Services as the very first parent ever enrolled in our program in 1998. Michelle’s Human Resources experience began with Dole Dried Fruit and Nut in Fresno. She later moved to the Monterey Bay Area and took on the Human Resources Departments at VNA and Product Development Corporation in Monterey before becoming EDS Human Resources Director in 2008.