Monique Lopez, Director of School Operations
Monique has a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Administration from National Louis University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services - Child, Adolescents and Family Services from Loyola University Chicago. She began working at Educare West DuPage in October 2011 as the Teen Parent Coordinator, moved into the Family Engagement Supervisor in 2012,then into the Assistant School Director in 2018 and is the Director of School Operations as of May 2020. Before coming to Educare, she had worked with SGA Youth & Family Services as a Family Support Specialist and ERSEA/Disability coordinator for an Early Head Start Home based program. During her time at Educare West DuPage, she has also completed two Fellowship programs, Erickson Institute International Fellowship and University of California Los Angeles Head Start Management Fellows. She also is a trainer for Brazelton Touchpoints, Data Utilization and Intensive Family Engagement in Early Childhood Programs.