Staff and Teacher/Child Ratios

The Parent Child Center is staffed by qualified early learning professionals. Each classroom has one Lead Teacher and one Assistant Teacher. Lead Teachers have a minimum of an associate's degree in Early Childhood Education. Some have a bachelor's degree. Assistant Teachers have a minimum of a Washington State Early Childhood Education Certificate or equivalency. Some have an AA in Early Childhood Education.


The diverse staff at the Parent Child Center is reflective of the Shoreline Community College student population and the children enrolled in the program. Most staff are bilingual. 

Teacher/child ratios
  • 1 to 4 for infants
  • 1 to 7 for toddlers
  • 1 to 10 for 3-5 year olds


The languages spoken by the staff at the PCC include: Spanish, Amharic, Farsi, Vietnamese, Russian, Chinese, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, and Korean.


Lisa Dorgan

Child Care Manager

PCC Employee Since 1999



Jocelyn Ramos

Program Specialist

PCC Employee Since 2000



Le Mach

Infant Lead Teacher

PCC Employee Since 2011

Coming Soon

Karol Palacios

Waddler Lead Teacher (temp)

PCC Employee Since 2015


Donna Turner

Pre-K Lead teacher

PCC Employee Since 2000


Angela Kalustyan

Waddler Lead Assistant

PCC Employee Since 2002 

Coming Soon

Shenequa Harris 

Toddler Lead Assistant

PCC Employee Since 2011


Kathy Banas

Pre-K Lead Assistant

PCC Employee Since 2010