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Meet the teachers!

Teamwork best describes the rapport and relationship of the teachers.

Together, the teachers bring over 35 years of experience and knowledge to the program.

Every day we learn something new!


Lead Teacher/ Site Supervisor: Mrs. Valerie Marquez

M.A. Teaching, University of Southern California

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Ms. Nancy Sandoval

A.A. Child Development,

El Camino CollegeIMG_0908.JPG

Mrs. Susana Loza

A.A Child Development,

Santa Monica College

Hand Writing Without Tears

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Daily sensory experiences




Valerie Marquez

Edison Center State Preschool

We are located at the

South Bay Adult School  

3401 Inglewood Ave.  Redondo Beach, CA  90278.IMG_3405.JPG
Play-based, multicultural, bias-free learning environment with differentiated instruction.

Now enrolling!  Call now for more information or to make an appointment, (310) 937-3340 ext. 3307.

Morning class, M-F, 8:30a.m. to 12noon.  

Afternoon class, M-F, 12:30p.m. to 3:30p.m.

State Preschool is available to families who qualify under the California Department of Education

eligibility guidelines based on family size and family income.

About Our Program

Edison Center State Preschool is a dynamic program that encourages children to explore, experiment, and discover.  All staff members are highly knowledgeable and trained to provide safety and educational experiences that are developmentally-appropriate and culturally responsive.  Every child is respected and all ideas are validated.

Our high quality instruction and interaction is guided by:

  • Houghton Mifflin Literacy Program
  • Hand Writing Without Tears
  • Desired Result Development Profile
  • Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale
  • Classroom Assessment Scoring System
  • Quality Rating and Improvement System

Edison State Preschool uses its community of learners and its rich, varied cultural diversity to foster opportunities for greater learning.

Parent engagement opportunities are plenty and family support and parent education is available year round. 


Here, we are family.

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For more information or to make an appointment, please call

(310) 937-3340 ext. 3307.

We are family!

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Future engineers!

We worked together to create this suspension bridge.  Si se puede!IMG_1502.JPG

Science, Language, and Literacy: Humpty Dumpty

Task: Build a wall for your Humpty Dumpty Egg.  

Analysis: What happened to your egg?  Why couldn't all the king's horses and men put Humpty Dumpty together again?IMG_0964.JPG

California Early Childhood Mentor Program

California Early Childhood Mentor Program