Phone: (269) 986-0797 Kathy or (269) 251-0065 Maria

Israel Flores, Facilitator

He works full-time as  a Family Coach for Early Childhood Connections, a program that provides welcome baby baskets, home visits and playgroups for families with children ages birth through 5 in Battle Creek.  As a bilingual Family Coach, Israel works with predominantly Latino families, partnering with parents to help them raise children who are safe, healthy, and ready to succeed in school and in life. 

Israel is a certified Car Seat Technician, Parent Educator through Parents as Teachers, and Community Coach through Leadership That Works.  He looks forward to receiving his professional coaching certification next year.   He is a Board member of the developing Garden of Dreams preschool.  He also teaches computer classes at the nonprofit organization, Voces. 

Israel resides in Battle Creek with his wife, 2 year-old son, and two dogs.  He is ecstatic to have another baby on the way.