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Dr. Alma Cortes

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ABOUT PROFESSOR Dr. Cortes

Email: CORTESAE@lavc.edu

Dr. Alma Cortes worked with children and families for 15 years as a classroom teacher and administrator for children ages zero-five years old.  In 2008 she began teaching courses for undergraduates at UCLA in the Applied Developmental Psychology Program in the Department of Psychology. Alma completed her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership in 2012. She earned her Masters degree in Early Childhood Education from Bank Street College of Education in New York City and her BA in English and Spanish from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.  Alma is passionate about early childhood education and enjoys helping students learn more about working with children, families and approaches to teaching. Alma enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children ages 2 years and 3 months.

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