Maribel Melgarr, Director at CFM Rosa Valdez at Oak Grove
Maribel Melgar has been a dedicated member and contributor to the early childhood community for 27 years. Her journey with Cornerstone Family Ministries (CFM) Rosa Valdez Early Learning Centers began in 2012 where she worked as an infant room teacher. Over the years she had held progressively higher positions within the organization. These positions include being a lead teacher for most age groups, a Program-Wide Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports liaison, and an Assistant Director of Children’s Services for CFM. Maribel has been instrumental in developing CFM’s Laboratory School and was one of its first graduates earning her AA and BA through the program. She is now the Site-Director for CFM’s newly opened Rosa Valdez Early Learning Center and Lab School at Oak Grove United Methodist Church where she manages a team consisting of an assistant director, lead teachers, interns, and a nutrition coordinator.