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Administrative Staff Directory

Name Title Phone Number
Mindy Leasure Director 360-442-2801
Erin Mattison Operations Manager 360-442-2802
Teresa Madsen Administrative Services Manager 360-442-2803
Danielle Gilchrist Area Manager, LCC East Center 360-442-2826
Andrea Jones Area Manager, Barnes and Wallace Centers 360-578-6712
Patty Everdell Area Manager, Barnes North and Castle Rock Centers 360-578-6731
Stephanie Dowd Area Manager, Memorial Park and LCC West Centers 360-578-6751
Kristine Langley Area Manager, Early Head Start Home Base 360-578-6711
Michelle Strozyk Area Manager, Longview Early Head Start Partnership      360-562-6603
Skye Strayer Enrollment Specialist 360-442-2805
Laurie Severson School Readiness Specialist 360-442-2821
Chelie Murphy Family Services/Parent Engagement Specialist 360-442-2811
Cassidy Aguirre Fiscal Analyst 360-442-2806
Ryleigh Leatherwood Health Specialist 360-442-2807
Sonja Sample Disabilities Specialist 360-442-2809
Bryana Kowalski Mental Health Specialist (0-3 and Broadway 3-5) 360-560-5227
Vacant Mental Health Specialist (3-5) 360-442-2810

Our Centers

Center Name Address Phone Number
Broadway Early Head Start Home Base 1410 - 8th Avenue, Longview, WA  98632 360-578-6711
Barnes 401 Barnes Street Building A, Kelso, WA  98626 360-578-6712
Barnes North 401 Barnes Street Building B, Kelso, WA  98626 360-578-6731
Castle Rock 620 Roake Avenue, Castle Rock, WA  98611 360-501-5409
LCC East 1730 - 20th Avenue, Longview, WA  98632 360-442-2826
LCC West/Administration 1720 - 20th Avenue, Longview, WA  98632 360-442-2800
Memorial Park 3602 Memorial Park Drive, Longview, WA  98632    360-578-6750
Longview Early Head Start Program (LEHSP)        2853 Hudson Street, Longview, WA  98632 360-575-7149
Wallace  1107 South 4th, Kelso, WA  98626 360-578-6760

Non-Discrimination Notice

Lower Columbia College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide god or service animal as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII of the Civil Right Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendment Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Volence Against Women Reauthorization Act and Washington State's Law Against Discrimination, Chaper 49.60 RCW and their implementing regulations. All inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX, access, equal opportunity and/or grievance procedures should be directed to Vice President of Foundation, HR & Legal Affairs, 1600 Maple Street, PO Box 2010, Longview, WA  98632,, Phone number, (360) 442-2120, Phone number/TTY (800) 833-6388.


USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, it Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in language other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (AD-3027) and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410; fax: (202) 690-7442; or email:


Head Start/EHS/ECEAP partners with Lower Columbia college in the following Early Learning programs:

Early Learning Center

Early Learning Center provides a full-service child care center for children of LCC students and employees. Please contact them at 360-442-2903 or

Early Childhood Education Degree and Certificate Programs

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

ECE is a full-time program that provides students with both academic coursework and hands-on experience in preschool and public school settings.


Direct transfer programs for students seeking a primary or secondary teaching certification.

To learn more about these programs and what else Lower Columbia College has to offer, please go to for the latest information.

Contact Head Start

General Office

   (360) 442-2800
Fax (360) 442-2819

  Mindy Leasure, Director

  (360) 442-2801

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