"Pacific Oaks taught me that you learn from everybody around you. It's not like you sit, they tell."
Joan Etherton Cochran
"Early childhood education has always been a field based on the vision of new possibilities for a more humane and peaceful world. It was during my years as a college instructor for women in poverty entering early childhood education that I began to explore and develop new ways of teaching that recognize the strengths and gifts of our nontraditional students."