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Armando Zapote

Fiscal Strategies Analyst

Originally from Mexico City, Armando joined the San Francisco Office of Early Care and Education in 2013. He works on the C-WAGES program administration, including legislative and data analysis of the care and education workforce related issues.

Tapping into his sixteen years of experience in non-profit management, Armando supervises a group of Child Care Specialists that serve families and children at the Human Services Agency- Child Care Drop-in Rooms. In his work with the Low Income Investment Fund in San Francisco in 2013, Armando gained experience with Child Care Facilities grants. Throughout his work in the non-profit area; Armando also made a significant contribution to the child care subsidy system in San Francisco. He successfully managed the largest child care subsidy-voucher programs for nearly twenty years.

Armando’s education backgrounds in Elementary Education, Human Development and Conflict Management, have supported his work on program design, implementation, evaluation, staff management and supervision. He has successfully developed and implemented, “Cultural Competence”, “Management Best Practices”, “Conflict Management” programs, and has conducted presentations on these topics at Local, State and National Conferences.