Robin Sachs

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
B.S. Child Development

Robin has worked in the field of Child Development and Education in a variety of capacities for the past 35 + years. Prior to teaching university and community college courses, she was an educational training consultant conducting workshops for early childhood educators throughout the U.S. and on military bases overseas. She was also a school Director and worked directly with children ages infants through 6th grade. In addition to teaching, she has been a Mentor Coordinator for the California Early Childhood Mentor Program for the state of California. The organization oversees Mentor Teachers and Director Mentors who mentor others in the early childhood profession.

Courses Taught

EDUC 3301 - School-Age and Adolescent Development

EDUC 4301 - Trends and Issues of Adolescent Development

EDUC 3303 - Motivating & Guiding School-Age Children and Adolescents

EDUC 2001 - Language Acquisition & Development

EDUC 4302 - Home, Family, Community

EDUC 2002 - Children's Literature

EDUC 1006 - Child, Family and Community Relations


BA, California State University, Northridge

MA, San Diego State University

Online Teaching Certificate, Cerro Coso College

Public Service

Graduate Committee, Member - Northridge

California State University, Committee Member - Northridge


Sachs, R. (2016). “All they do is Play” Encouraging Children’s Play and Learning through the Ages and Stages.

Sachs, R. (2016). Do I have to Attend Another Training? ‐ How to Present Exciting & Creative Workshops to Early Childhood Educators. California Association for the Education of Young Children

Sachs, R., Lucia, M. (2014). The ABCs of Families: Above and Beyond Communication. National Association for the Education of Young Children