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.
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
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