ECE Award Recipients

  • Congratulations to the Early Childhood Educator Award recipients for 2022!

    The awards banquet took place on May 13, 2022 at the Lake County Fair Grounds.

    Early Childhood Educator Award Recipients for 2022 are:

    • Jamie Castaldo | Leading the Field Award
    • Soledad Aguayo | Advocate Award
    • Audrey Edlow | Infant Toddler Teacher Award
    • Paige Braun | Outstanding Support Award
    • Denise Villalobos | Preschool Teacher Award
    • Brook Diggs | Home Visitor Award
    • Aldo Rodriguez | Inclusion Award
    • Elizabeth Rivera | Family Child Care Provider Award
    • Joy Swartz | Lifetime Achievement Award

    Below is a complete list of the Early Childhood Educator Awards Nominees for 2022. 

    • Soledad Aguayo
    • Chelsea Ballew
    • Melissa Beverly-Polk
    • Paige Braun
    • Jamie Castaldo
    • Amber Crenshaw
    • Rachel Cumpston
    • Brook Diggs
    • Audrey Edlow
    • Angie Galvani
    • Krystal Gomez
    • Sharlene Gomez
    • Sarah Gomora
    • Vanessa Goodrich
    • Kelly Gould
    • Elisa Hicks-Young
    • Jacqui Joyce
    • Susan Killian
    • Jessica Leary
    • Sherlyn Lloyd
    • Sylvia Lopez
    • Gabriel Martinez
    • Blanca Mejia
    • Rachel Michel
    • Luisa Nonato
    • Nancy Olivarez
    • Alicia Pike
    • Stephanie Piseno
    • Jessie Ralls
    • Elizabeth Rivera
    • Aldo Rodriguez
    • Nancy Simon
    • Troy Stephens
    • Heidi Stone
    • Joy Swartz
    • Teresa Valiente
    • Denise Villalobos
    • Sarah Wilkinson
    • Shelley Willson