"As a member of Tri County Community Network for the past five years, I have witnessed first hand the commitment that TCCN has to the community it serves. It was here that, I too, realized the passion I have within myself for the healthy development of young children and their families. I have learned that when the community itself is strong and thriving, it then creates a foundation for the families themselves to create a culture of growth at home. I am grateful for the opportunity to lead these fine people who I work with and empower, support and encourage them as we meet community needs and cause TCCN to be an even greater force for good in the region.

We are better together!"

samantha weidner


You might recognize Samantha from our Children's Program, and we are pleased to announce that she has now made the smooth transition over to our Head of Adult Services position! She ​helps people with basic employment preparation services such as writing a resume, cover letter, and dressing for success. She produces the "Jobs and Rental lists" every month, takes care of all our social media, as well as assisting our Mental Health Services Act & CalWORKS clients. She also teaches a $mart About Money & Nutrition Class every Wednesday from 10am-12pm. As the first smiling face you see as you walk through our doors, she will be ready to assist you in any way. She has a passion for helping people and excited to be in this new role!



Guadalupe is the consummate champion for all families. With more than a decade of experience, she supports parenting, provides valuable activities for children, and assists with translation, immigration issues, employment and housing. Her efforts have had tremendous meaning and value and have changed many lives. There are many Spanish speaking residents who have mastered English thanks to Guadalupe's encouragement and assistance. She is our Bright Futures Advocate,Parent Cafe' and KidFit guru! She wears many hats​, how proud we are of the work that Guadalupe does and the important contribution she makes to the community and TCCN.

Preschool tEACHER

Abby is one of our co-teachers for the Preschool Program. She has recently graduated with her degree and certificate in Early Childhood Education, making her highly qualified to teach tiny people. Abbly helps with planning curriculum, building relationships with families and creating a welcome classroom environment. Her work ethic, spunky attitude and passion for the children make her a joy to be around.


Angel's years of experience are evident in her skilled and warm interactions with our preschool and young school-age children. Angel fills a number of critical roles at TCCN, but the one she enjoys the most is the care and education of preschool children. Her willingness to go above and beyond for children and TCCN is so appreciated!

yaneli rodriguez
preschool teacher

Yaneli is the newest member of our TCCN family. She was hired on as our 2nd co-teacher for our Preschool Program. Her Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education, Certificate in Early Childhood Education, immense experience and sweet spirit make her a perfect fit to help teach our littles. We are so grateful to have her as we head into the new school year! 

cassandra taylor

after school teacher

Cassandra is the newest member of our TCCN team. She has been hired to teach our "big kids" in our After School program. Before working here, she worked at our local swimming pool for 4 years as a lifeguard and swim instructor. She is Certified in CPR, First Aid, AED and BLS. She loves working with older kids and learning about each one of their personalities. She likes being able to make fun connections with them that will hopefully last a lifetime!

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