Carmen has a love of music, dance, culture and community.
Carmen was born in Villalba, Puerto Rico and moved to New York and eventually Rochester as a child. She started her career as a Paraprofessional for the Rochester City School District. She fell in love with her job and was encouraged to continue learning and growing as an educator. Before joining The Children’s Agenda, Carmen spent 30 plus years as a highly effective Parent Liaison; working with a variety of parents, students, building concrete relationships with neighborhood agencies as well as designing programs and events for her parents.
This makes her perfect in her position as TCA’s Parent Advocacy Coordinator, where her goal is to gain positive parental interest and trust for her work within The Children’s Agenda and the Rochester City School District.
Kim is an administrative assistant to The Children’s Agenda. She helps to keep the Organization on track and flowing during our continued growth. Prior to joining The Children’s Agenda, she had over 25 years of experience working for a large local CPA firm managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. Kim has a passion for fitness including bodybuilding and yoga that help keep her balanced in her personal and professional life. She is dedicated to nutrition and a holistic approach to wellness and hopes to share her knowledge and experience with the community. Kim lives in Irondequoit and has two adult children that are the joy of her life.
Michelle manages all administrative, operational, and financial activities for the organization, including high-level oversight of finances, budget, payroll and human resources. She serves as the staff liaison to the Board of Directors. Michelle has more than 25 years advanced administrative experience and she has been with the organization since its inception in 2004. Michelle lives in Honeoye, NY with her husband and 2 active teenagers.