Director of Parent Involvement & Community Outreach: Jose Campos
Jose Campos serves as Director of Parent Involvement and Community Outreach for the Jurupa Unified School District. In this capacity he works with several non-profits and public agencies coordinating and expanding services throughout the community. These services include mental health, medical access and coverage, early childhood programs, case management services, and various parent engagement and parenting programs. In 2012 he co-founded the Jurupa Valley Collaborative (a 2015 Riverside County Office of Education Models of Academic Excellence and Innovation program) to better coordinate services in school communities and in 2013 was instrumental in opening the school district's first school based health center operated by Borrego Health. He continues to work towards expanding health and dental services in the area as well as focus increasing opportunities and education in the school communities. By 2019 access to mental health services for Jurupa students increased 1600% from being scarce to increasing funding for providers and partnering with providers for school based services as well as launching an master level intern based program.
Additionally, Jose Campos serves(d) on the following boards:
- Riverside First Five Commission: Chair
- Jurupa Valley Chamber of Commerce: Past President
- Riverside Community Health Foundation: Board Member
- Borrego Health: Board Member
- Riverside County Behavior Health Commission: Commissioner
- Past Board Member, HOPE Collaborative (Child Abuse Prevention Collaborative)
- Past advisory board member, Rubidoux Family Resource Center
Jose feels that relationships and systems are necessary to truly impact families and communities and has been recognized for his programs and achievements at the local, county, and state level including Riverside County Public Health Champion, Riverside County Administrator of the Year, California Golden Bell, and National Kaiser Thriving Schools awardee.
MSW- Family Partner: Jennifer Briseño
Jennifer Briseño is the Social Worker for the Department of Parent Involvement and Community Outreach. She studied at California State University, San Bernardino where she earned her BA in Sociology-Social Service track and received a minor in Ethnic Studies. She continued her education at San Diego State University where she earned her MSW and gained experience in home-visiting and child welfare. She spent time gaining social work practice at San Diego County’s Child Welfare Services and at North County Lifeline’s CSF department, a non-profit organization that provides in-home parenting curriculum to families in the child welfare system. Currently she oversees our 0-4 programming which includes center-based and in-home programs. Jennifer also functions as the field instructor for Social Work interns within the department and is a member of the First 5 Riverside Advisory Committee.
Liaison Outreach Specialist: Sandra Rodriguez
Sandra Rodriguez serves as the Liaison Outreach Specialist
where she coordinates and facilitates parent programs throughout the district
and works with Parent Leaders (PALs). She has over 19 years of experience in
the Education Field. Sandra has served on ELAC, SSC and the DADS board
committees. Sandra Rodriguez’s holds a BS in Child Development from the
University of La Verne. She has lived in
Jurupa Valley for 23 years and is passionate about working with the community
and supporting parents in their child’s success.
Early Learning Specialist: Antonia Eli Ortiz
Eli Ortiz is a teacher and coordinator of various parent-child interaction programs offered by Parent Involvement & Community Outreach from Jurupa Unified School District. She studied at California State University San Bernardino for both her undergrad and graduate degree. Eli has a BA in Human Development, BA in Psychology, and a MS in Clinical Counseling Psychology. Eli began her experience in early childhood education as a teacher for a private preschool and later began teaching State Preschool for Jurupa Unified. While completing her master's program, Eli gained experience in Client-Centered therapy, Applied Behavioral Analysis, directive play therapy, and Quantitative Psychology. Currently, Eli facilitated our center based parent involvement programs and coordinates a Home visitation program for families with preschool aged children.
Outreach Worker: Ofir Adams
Ofir Adams serves as the Outreach Worker for the department where she provides resources and guidance to families that are in need of emergency services such as; food, clothing, shoes, & housing/shelter. She also provides case management to all Behavioral Health referrals that are processed by the department as well as assisting in the 0-4 programs. Ofir has over 10 years experience in case management from working with AmeriCorps, DPSS LA County, local city governments and non-profit organizations and she holds a BA in Criminal Justice from California State University, San Bernardino. Her years of experience in working with at-risk youth and families has given her the knowledge to understand the community we live in and how best to support them during their time of need.
Translator Clerk-Typist: Morena Diaz