San Gabriel Valley Office
957 N. Grand Ave.
Covina, CA 91724
Tel: 626.455.0126 Fax:626.455.0943
PIQE’s San Gabriel Valley regional office was founded in 1998. Since its inception, the San Gabriel Valley office has served over 340 schools in 35 school districts within the county of Los Angeles. This office has graduated over 61,000 parents from PIQE’s programs, thus enhancing the education of approximately 183,000 students.
Lilian Esther Hernandez – Executive Director
Lilian Esther Hernandez is Executive Director of PIQE’s San Gabriel Valley and Riverside regional offices, a dual-role in which she has thrived for the last nine years. In addition to managing operations and personnel, she partners closely with senior management to plan the future growth of PIQE’s presence in her regions, as well as its strategic response to education and industry trends. She led PIQE’s expansion into the counties of Riverside, San Bernardino and Los Angeles and was responsible for equipping the Riverside and San Gabriel Valley offices with the capacity to deliver PIQE’s services in multiple languages other than English, including Spanish, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Cantonese and Chinese.
After joining PIQE in 1999 as a facilitator, Ms. Hernandez went on to serve as an associate director before being promoted to her current position. Throughout the years, Ms. Hernandez has participated in countless education and community committees promoting the critical role parents play in the education of their children. Prior to coming onboard at PIQE, she worked for the Upland Unified School District in the English Language Development Program. In 2016, she is expected to complete a B.A. in Theological Studies.
Born and raised in Honduras, Ms. Hernandez was an elementary school teacher for over four years in El Salvador, a job that gave her much joy, especially when teaching children to read and cultivating within them the love of books. She enjoys helping others and through her community involvement she has participated in numerous conventions empowering women to overcome obstacles. She is a gifted inspirational speaker and has led workshops in Mexico, Cuba, Honduras, and El Salvador, as well in various regions of the United States. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering in orphanages and helping children in need. She is a proud mother of two grown children, Caleb and Joshua.
Lilian Esther Hernandez