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Meet our Team

Experienced & Passionate


Tatiana Hillman

Preschool Director

Tatiana received a B.A. in Child Development from San Francisco State University. She has been working with children for over 6 years and also leads the Children’s Ministry at her church. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, and watching movies with family.


Cathy Kirkpatrick

Lead Pre-K Teacher

Seventeen  years with our school and 20+ years in the business means Cathy is one of the most experienced teachers in the Bay Area.  When not teaching, Cathy enjoys going to tennis tournaments and swimming.

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Lisa Neynaber

Lead Pre-K Teacher

Lisa has worked in the preschool industry for two decades, and still brings enthusiasm to the job every day.  In her free time she enjoys time with her family and kids.  She also likes to paint.

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Leslie Arruabarrena

Toddler Teacher

Leslie is a mother of 4 and grandmother of one. She has delightfully served as a preschool teacher for the last 30 years. In Leslie's free time she enjoys spending time with family.


Yesenia Sarabia

Transitional Kindergarten Teacher

Yesenia was born and raised in Half Moon Bay. She's a wife with an amazing husband and a mother of two perfect children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and going shopping.

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Teacher's Aide

Coming Soon.

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