Danell Ward has been the program manager at Bakersfield College Child Development center since July 22, 2013. Danell is originally from Sacramento, California, where she had supervised child development programs since 2006 for children from 2 years to 12 years of age.
She also taught Child development courses for the Los Rios Community College District for 3 years. She holds her Program Director Permit issued by the California Department of Education.
Danell is also currently a member of KAEYC, CAEYC and was recently appointed to the Kern Council.
Child Development Center
The Bakersfield College Child Development Center provides childcare for college students who have children between the ages of 2 years and 5 years of age. The center is open from 7:30-4:30 Monday through Friday. The center also supports many courses on campus as a quality lab site and provides a program for CHDV students to conduct their lab component for their courses .Many students also use the center to conduct observations on how children learn and develop.\