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Karina Alvarado

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Karina Alvarado

Specialist II

Office Location: CDC
Department: Child Development


BA in progress at San Jose State
California Child Development Site supervisor and teacher permit
Program for Infant and Toddler Care Trainer Certification 
A.A. Early Childhood Education, Mission College

Professional Memberships

National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Reggio Emilia Alliance

Fast Facts

Karina was born in Mexico and moved to the United States 16 Years ago. She is married and has two daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, gardening, and taking her daughters to the beach.

Favorite Quote

"Our task, regarding creativity is to help children climb their own mountains, as high as possible" ~ Loris Malaguzzi