Andrea Escareno joins Discovery of Learning as Program Director. She was born in Santa Maria, California and raised in the high desert. In 2002 Andrea moved to Orange County where she later completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development from California State University, Fullerton followed by a Master of Science degree in Child Psychology from Capella University. Throughout her educational career, Andrea worked primarily at child care centers under various leadership roles such as school-aged teacher, assistant director, and curriculum specialist. Yet, Andrea considers her biggest challenge and accomplishment of all is becoming a mother to two children. As a mother, Andrea is more than inspired and learning from not only her education, but also from the community, and her children. Andrea’s personal interests include spending time with her family, cooking, listening to music and enjoying life.