Staff

Marvin Lopez, Executive Director

Marvin Lopez, MBA/MSM, serves as the executive director for the California Center on Teaching Careers, housed within Tulare County Office of Education. Marvin is an appointed California Teacher Corps board member, the statewide affiliate for the National Association for Alternative Certification (NAAC). He has 20 years of extensive experience in serving as the national lead for educational stakeholders through state and federal projects. Marvin possesses knowledge in business administration, background in human resources, and expertise in teacher recruitment, preparation, and retention.

Adriana Cervantes-González, Program Manager I – Residency Programs

Dr. Adriana Cervantes-González serves as Program Manager I - Residency Programs for the California Center on Teaching Careers, which is housed within Tulare County Office of Education. She brings more than 23 years of experience in both K-12 and higher education settings and has also served at the state level on the workgroup for the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTPs). Her expertise comes from having served in various roles in her career as an educator, including as a high school counselor and school site administrator in a large urban district. At that district, she led the development of schoolwide needs assessments and training of the English Learner Advisory Council and was the faculty lead for several university partnership initiatives. Furthermore, as a community member, she serves on the board of directors of the Central California Food Bank, a non-profit organization that fights hunger by gathering and distributing food, engaging in partnerships that advance self-sufficiency, and by providing community leadership on issues related to hunger.

Ashley Eastman, Program Recruitment Lead

Ashley Eastman, serves as a program recruitment lead for the California Center on Teaching Careers, housed within Tulare County Office of Education. Ashley is completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from University of Maryland, Global Campus. She possesses organizational skills to maintain the program within the state guidelines, knowledge for communicating with various stakeholders, and experience in maintaining clear communication with teacher candidates and school districts. Please contact if you have questions about the California Center on Teaching Careers (The Center).

Jonathan Mendoza, Senior Recruitment Specialist

Jonathan Mendoza, serves as a senior recruitment specialist for the California Center on Teaching Careers, housed within Tulare County Office of Education. Jonathan graduated from St. Lawrence University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration & Estudios Hispanicos. He possesses organizational skills to maintain the program within the state guidelines, knowledge for communicating with various stakeholders, and experience in maintaining clear communication with teacher candidates and school districts. Please contact if you have questions about the California Center on Teaching Careers (The Center).

Jose Covarrubias, Senior Recruitment Specialist

Jose Covarrubias, serves as a senior recruitment specialist for the California Center on Teaching Careers, housed within Tulare County Office of Education. Jose graduated from California State University, Fresno with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. He possesses organizational skills to maintain the program within the state guidelines, knowledge for communicating with various stakeholders, and experience in maintaining clear communication with teacher candidates and school districts. Please contact if you have questions about the California Center on Teaching Careers (the Center).

Edgar Alvarez, Recruitment Support Technician

Edgar Alvarez, serves as a recruitment support technician for the California Center on Teaching Careers, housed within Tulare County Office of Education. Edgar graduated from California State University, Fresno with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. He possesses organizational skills to maintain the program within the state guidelines, knowledge for communicating with various stakeholders, and experience in maintaining clear communication with teacher candidates and school districts. Please contact if you have questions about the California Center on Teaching Careers (the Center).

Kindra Davis, Recruitment Support Technician

Kindra Davis, serves as a recruitment support technician for the California Center on Teaching Careers, housed within Tulare County Office of Education. Kindra graduated from West Hills Community College with an Associate of Science in Business Administration. She possesses organizational skills to maintain the program within the state guidelines, knowledge for communicating with various stakeholders, and experience in maintaining clear communication with teacher candidates and school districts. Please contact if you have questions about the California Center on Teaching Careers (the Center).