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Melissa Terrazas

Fall 2013

I am nominating:  Melissa Terrazas

Years of Service at Cal Poly:  10

Department: Children’s Center

Position: Education Coordinator


Why are you nominating this person?  Why do you think he/she deserves the award?

Melissa is a diligent work who strives to do her best.  She is responsible for a variety of duties at the Children’s Center, from assisting teachers, scheduling staff to meet the teacher child ratio, working with student volunteers, campus clubs and organizing children and family events.  Melissa performs her job with passion and quality. 


In what way(s) does this person enhance or contribute to the Cal Poly Pomona campus community?

Melissa works closely with the Professors on campus to coordinate activities and projects for students.  Melissa does the outreach for the Children’s Center and is continually invited by Professors on campus to present on best practices for children. 


_____ Student-Centered Philosophy   

_____ Integrity

__X__ Interconnectedness

_____ Sustainability (New)

__X__ Passion

_____ Quality

_____ Richness of Diversity


Please share how your nominee exemplifies value #1:

Melissa works closely with the students on campus and clubs to provide interconnectedness between the children and the students on campus.  The student centered activities are monitored and assessed by Melissa to provide a learning experience for children and campus students.



Please share how your nominee exemplifies value #2:

Melissa demonstrates passion by taking time to think of ways to implement new ideas that focus on helping children and families connect in an educational setting.