Alma Ponce has been with the Children’s Center since 1983. She has a BA in Liberal Arts from Sac State, has experience in various preschool programs including Nature Rangers and Migrant Education, and has presented at professional conferences. Alma is fluently bilingual in English and Spanish and holds the Child Development Program Director Permit. Alma works with the Project Approach in her classroom and enjoys teaching the preschool class about their pet turtle, Sofie. Alma was the Mentor Teacher for the Preschool Fellowship and enjoys learning new things and exploring experiences to their fullest potential. Alma delights in cooking, watching novelas, gardening, shopping (especially bargain shopping), and enjoys spending time with her family.