Robin Layton

Education Enrichment Systems

Throughout her 33 years as President and CEO, Robin Layton has grown EES into one of San Diego County’s most respected providers of quality early care and education services. Robin expanded EES operations from just 3 schools in 1984 to 22 EES early education centers located throughout San Diego County. Her innovative leadership and collaboration with local school districts has been heralded by the Packard Foundation as a model of effective public-private partnership in the early education field. In recognition of her exceptional leadership, passion, and commitment to supporting early learning and education Robin was selected as the 2015 Barbara Chernofsky Lifetime Achievement Award Winner and 2016 Most Admired CEO of the Year by San Diego Business Journal. Robin has actively participated in several local and statewide early education initiatives throughout her career, including current membership on the California Child Development Administrators Association Policy Advisors Committee and the Jewish Family Service Public Affairs Committee.