Maya Ramos Clayton
Regional Manager - San Gabriel Valley
Ms. Clayton serves as Regional Manager responsible for the San Gabriel Valley region, including current partnerships in El Monte, El Rancho, Hacienda La Puente and Pomona Unified School Districts. She is the primary liaison with school districts and higher education partners in the San Gabriel Valley region, responsible for communications, training, and ongoing user support. She is additionally a lead curriculum writer for the initiative, creating lesson plans for integration of CaliforniaColleges.edu in various formats for 6th-12th grade students.
Prior to joining CCGI, Ms. Clayton was Program Director at The Posse Foundation, Inc., Los Angeles, a leading national college access and youth leadership development program. She earned her B.A. from Smith College where she has served as a Director for the Alumnae Association of Smith College. She was also a founding member of Smith's Diversity Advisory Group. Ms. Clayton is currently pursuing her M.S. in Professional Writing at New York University.
Regional Coordinator - San Gabriel Valley
Ms. Cornejo serves as Regional Coordinator responsible for the San Gabriel Valley region.
Prior to joining CCGI, Ms. Cornejo was a Student Services Coordinator at College Made Easy, a private college-planning agency in the San Fernando Valley. As a student services coordinator, Maribel was instrumental in preparing 9th-12th grade students for college by educating both students and their parents about colleges, the college admissions process, trends, deadlines, and procedures. She also advised students on curricular and extra-curricular choices, college and career readiness, SAT/ACT testing, and choosing the right colleges.
Maribel earned her B.S. in Sociology from the University of La Verne and her MA Ed. in Educational Counseling along with her PPS credential from Azusa Pacific University.
Regional Coordinator, Riverside County
Ms. Muñoz is responsible for all training and user support of www.CaliforniaColleges.edu in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.
Ms. Muñoz previously served as an Assistant Manager of Academics and Alumni Affairs for a community outreach program at New York University, Abu Dhabi. During that time, she advised high school students on the college search and application process as well as programmed for the alumni community. She has also worked in undergraduate programming, research and K-12 instruction.
Ms. Muñoz completed her undergraduate studies at Dickinson College and received her M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from New York University.
Anacany Torres, M. Ed.
Regional Coordinator - Orange County
Ms. Torres is responsible for all training and user support of www.CaliforniaColleges.edu in Orange County, with an initial emphasis in her home town of Santa Ana, California.
Prior to joining the California College Guidance Initiative, Ms Torres served as an advisor in several University-based college outreach programs including, the Early Academic Outreach Program at UC Irvine and the Educational Talent Search program at University of Southern California. In both roles she fostered partnerships with local schools and facilitated college planning and preparation workshops for students and families. She has also worked with the Office of Outreach and Educational Partnerships at Rio Hondo Community College.
Anacany received her undergraduate degrees from UC Irvine and received her Masters of Education from the University of Southern California.