A graduate of the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Arts in
Developmental Psychology and Elementary Education, Professor Trojan
continued her education at Pepperdine University where she received her
Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education. She is a certified trainer
with the Department of Children and Families in Florida, also.
Her professional experience over the past twenty years includes
teaching preschool in Miami, FL, Los Angeles, CA, and Boulder CO, as
well as teaching kindergarten in Miami, FL, and Longmont, CO. She was a
center director in Los Angeles, CA, Key Biscayne, FL, and Miami, FL.
Further, Professor Trojan held the dual role as an Early Childhood high
school vocational instructor and the center director for the on site
child care program in Longmont, CO.
As an adjunct at Barry University in Miami Shores, FL, Professor
Trojan taught Developmental Curriculum and Strategies, Guiding Primary
Learning/Classroom Management, and Needs of Special Children and their
Families. As a
distance education adjunct at Southwest Florida College, in Fort
Meyers, FL, Professor Trojan taught Management of Early Childhood
Programs and Introduction to Early Childhood Education. As an adjunct at Los Angeles Valley College, her courses have
included Child Growth and Development, Early Childhood: Principles and Practices, Creative Experiences for
Children I & II, Home, School and Community Relations, and
Introduction to Careers in Child Development. In addition to her
courses, she has implemented a variety of Child Development grants.
Professor Trojan is proud to be a part of the LAVC Child Development
team that assists students with success on their education and career