I have been in early childhood education for over 12 years. I have been married for over 20 years and have 2 grown children. I am working on my masters degree in child development. My goal is to offer a safe and nurturing environment that promotes physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development. I believe that children play to learn and through their play, each child will learn about themselves, others, and the world around them. Mount Olive is a place where Christian values and hands on learning sets the stage for children to explore, learn, grow, and have fun.
Ms. Pam has been in the field of early childhood education for over 35 years. She came to Mount Olive Preschool in 1997 and has been with us for 20 years. Her goal for children is to develop a sense of personal pride, independence, confidence and self-esteem in order to start successful in Kindergarten. Her thorough Kindergarten readiness program will prepare her class emotionally and developmentally to shine in the academic world ahead. We enjoy having many past students come back to visit Ms. Pam and express their love for their former teacher and preschool. Ms. Pam enjoys spending time with her family and her grandchildren.
Mr. Dave has been working in early childhood education for over 18 years which all started here at Mount Olive. He loves teaching math, science and art, and allows children to explore with their own imagination. He has been happily married for over 10 years and has 2 daughters (Liv 10) and (Luna 7). He also has a stepson (Derek 20). His household is always filled with love and laughter. Besides teaching, Dave loves art and baseball. He loves to help children grow both academically and spiritually.
Ms. Sandra has been working at Mount Olive Preschool since 2017. She moved here from Mexico and and graduated from the University of Guadalajara with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Government and Political Administration. Ms. Sandra also had a Teacher's Certificate in Early Childhood Education from UCLA Extension. She is married to Valentino and has a Husky named Hunter. Ms. Sandra is passionate about teaching Spanish to children along with sharing values from her culture. She likes to go for long walks on the weekends and spend time with her family. Her personal philosophy is to prepare children to be future leaders who are able to confront challenges using critical thinking skills.
Ms. Mayra Toddler Teacher
Ms. Mayra has been working in early childhood education for four years. She loves to help foster and strengthen children's social and emotional skills. Her goal is to provide a safe, fun, and nurturing environment through play and exploration. Ms. Mayra has been happily married for six years and has two young boys ages five and two.
MS. Joana Toddler Teacher
Ms. Joana is currently working on her degree in Early Childhood Education. She is from Los Angeles, CA., and loves to make crafts and baking. Her favorite item to bake is chocolate chip cookies. Ms. Joana lives with her boyfriend Aaron and has two dogs. Her goal is to provide a fun, positive, safe, and loving environment to help children learn and grow.