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EOPS/CARE
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EOPS/CARE Staff

 

 

Picture of Dr. Sherri RodriguezDr. Sherri Rodriguez
Associate Dean, EOPS/CARE

 

As Associate Dean of EOPS/CARE, Dr. Rodriguez is responsible for program planning, implementation, compliance and evaluation.

 

Prior to coming to Los Angeles Valley College, Dr. Rodriguez worked at a variety of educational institutions including El Camino College, USC, UCLA and UC Santa Barbara. Before her career in education, Dr. Rodriguez was a media buyer for a performing arts center and a promotions director for a radio station.

 

She earned her Bachelor’s degree at California State University, Fullerton in Communications and her doctorate degree at UCLA in Educational Leadership.

 

Dr. Rodriguez may be reached at (818) 947- 2726 or e-mailed at rodrigsa@lavc.edu.

 

 

 

 

Jessica AraujoJessica Araujo

Counselor, EOPS/CARE

 

As an EOPS Counselor, Jessica Araujo is responsible for providing academic, career, transfer and personal counseling to EOPS/CARE students. She is also the primary counselor for the CARE Program by verifying eligibility and planning all events, workshops, conferences and fieldtrips.

 

Prior to Valley College, Jessica was a counselor at Los Angeles Mission College in the Teacher Pathways program. In addition, she has over six years’ experience working in EOPS/CARE programs at various community colleges. She was also a Professional Growth Plan Advisor/Counselor at Los Angeles Universal Preschool Workforce and Professional Development where she managed the increase of Early Childhood Education degree awareness and attainment for those interested in the Los Angeles County.

 

After earning her Associate’s degree at Los Angeles Mission College, she transferred to California State University, Northridge where she earned her Bachelor’s degree of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences with a concentration in Family Studies. She obtained her Master’s degree in Educational Counseling from University of La Verne.

 

Jessica Araujo can be reached at (818) 947-2432 or e-mail at araujoj@lavc.edu

 

 

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Dr. Anaid Mushegyan
Counselor, EOPS/CARE

 

An Associate Professor of Counseling, Dr. Mushegyan has been providing academic, career, transfer and personal counseling to EOPS/CARE students for 11 years.

 

Before coming to Los Angeles Valley College, she worked as a pre-school teacher at Northridge Hospital Child Development Center.

 

After earning her Associate’s degree at Valley College, she transferred to California State University, Northridge where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Child Development as well as her Master’s degree in Educational Psychology and Counseling with an option College Counseling.  She continued to obtain her Doctorate from Alliant International University in Educational Leadership.

 

Dr. Mushegyan can be reached at (818) 947-2432 or e-mailed at mushega@lavc.edu.

 

 

 

 

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Alma Olivares-Luera
Counselor, EOPS/CARE

 

As an EOPS Counselor, Alma Olivares-Luera is responsible for providing academic, career, transfer and personal counseling to EOPS/CARE students.

 

Professor of Counseling Alma Olivares-Luera has been an EOPS counselor at Los Angeles Valley College for 13 years. She began her career as a counselor fresh out of graduate school and was tenured by the age of 30.

 

She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English at UCLA and her Master’s Degree at California State University, Northridge in Educational Psychology and Counseling with an option in Career Counseling.

 

Alma Olivares-Luera may be reached at (818) 947-2432 or emailed at olivaram@lavc.edu.

 

 

 

 

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Veronica Enríquez
Student Services Assistant, EOPS/CARE

 

As Student Services Assistant of EOPS/CARE, Veronica Enríquez is responsible for the EOPS/CARE Tutoring Center. She supervises the tutors, maintains supplies and assists students with general EOPS/CARE questions.

 

Before coming to Los Angeles Valley College, Veronica worked with various non-profit WIA organizations as a Case Manager. She helped clients obtain short-term training in various disciplines, such as Certified Nurse Assistant training and Licensed Vocational Nurse training, which allowed them to enter the workforce.

 

She earned her Bachelor’s degree at California State University, Stanislaus in Sociology.

 

Veronica Enriquez can be reached at 818-947-2338 or e-mailed at enriquv@lavc.edu.

 

 

 

 

Carlos FloresCarlos Flores
Senior Office Assistant, EOPS/CARE
 
As Senior Office Assistant, Carlos Flores is tasked with EOPS/CARE daily clerical duties, managing its database, supervising student workers and assisting students.
 
Before coming to Los Angeles Valley College, Carlos worked as an ESL Teacher in various Latin American countries, followed by a 6 year stint as an Accounts Receivables Supervisor for an automotive parts distributor. Carlos also volunteered for non- profit organizations such as Tree People and Neighborhood Legal Services.
 
As a returning student, Carlos resumed his higher education 10 years after graduating from high school.  While working full time, he earned his Associate’s Degree from Los Angeles Valley College in Liberal Arts.  He transferred to California State University, Northridge, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Sciences.
 
Carlos Flores can be reached at 818-947-2727 or emailed at floresca2@lavc.edu.