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Ashley Thompson Named New Education Director at Families Forward Learning Center

Published on Thursday, June 16, 2022 | 3:42 pm

Families Forward Learning Center is pleased to announce Ashley Thompson as its new Education Director. Ashley has worked in early childhood education for 15 years as a program coach, preschool administrator and ECE educator. She holds a BA from California State University Northridge and a Masters in early childhood education from Pacific Oaks College. Ashley, a Pasadena native, was most recently employed at Child360 as a Program Coach and Network Consultant.

“Ashley was attracted to our two-generation learning approach to serving our families”, says Elva Sandoval, Executive Director. “We are excited to have her join our team.”

“Becoming an Education Director is my dream job,” said Thompson “I am looking forward to bringing my enthusiasm and experience to the dedicated team of teachers at Families Forward.”

Families Forward Learning Center’s mission is to prepare families living in isolation and poverty to succeed in school and in life. Families Forward has provided free education and social services to low-income families in Pasadena and Altadena for 60 years.

Families Forward Learning Center, 980 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, (626) 792-2687 or visit

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