At the SJSU Lurie College of Education, we prepare transformative educators, counselors, therapists, school and community leaders. Learn from Derica, Andrea, Gabrielle, and Willy – four of our alumni from our Child and Adolescent Development Department – as they share their stories and insights.
- Derica Malaca graduated from SJSU in the class of 2018 with a BA in Child and Adolescent Development with a Community Focus and a minor in Health Professions. Derica is currently an Administrative Assistant in the Gateway Child Development Center at the YMCA of San Francisco as well as a Financial Educator with World System Builder.
- Andrea Marie Madrinan graduated from SJSU in the class of 2015 with a BA in Child and Adolescent Development and later earned her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco. Andrea is currently a High School Counselor in the Fremont Unified School District.
- Gabrielle Jeanpierre graduated from SJSU in the class of 2016 with a BA in Child and Adolescent Development. Gabrielle is currently a Career Development Program Specialist with the Goodwill of Silicon Valley.
- Willy Kwong graduated from SJSU in the class of 2013 with a BA in Child Development and again in the class of 2015 with a Master’s Degree in Child and Adolescent Development. Willy is currently a full-time faculty member at Mission College.