We have qualified staff with a combined teaching experience of over 60 years. Our staff is passionate about their love for teaching and caring for the children to ensure their healthy development physically, mentally and socially.
Owner Operator / Company President
Sarah has been the chief operating officer for the center since 2002. She is highly devoted to providing a safe, nourishing, and loving environment for the children to thrive in. In addition to her experience in childcare management, Sarah is a graduate of the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, which enables her to successfully lead the school year after year.
Sabrina is a very dedicated hands on Director, passionate, caring, and considerate to all the staff, children and the families we serve. Over the many years with GVA, she has worked every position in the center.
Sabrina is not only experienced but also highly qualified with an Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education and a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education.
Lead Preschool Teacher - Ages 4-5
Arcelia is an experienced and fully qualified teacher. She is hard-working, dedicated, and compassionate with everything she does. Arcelia has been a teacher for over thirty years and has experience working with all age groups.
She works hard to make sure each and every student is ready for kindergarten, not only academically but socially/emotionally as well.
Preschool Teacher - Ages 2-3
Katrina has been a dedicated, caring, and compassionate teacher. She has an Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education.
Since she joined the GVA team, Katrina has done an excellent job bringing fresh perspectives to the center and helping us grow as a team.
School Age Teacher/ Preschool Assistant Teacher
Mehvish is a caring and compassionate school-age teacher dedicated to creating a fun and fulfilling environment for our school-age children who are out of school. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.
At times, she is an assistant teacher for our younger preschoolers. She enjoys creating a nurturing environment while working closely with the Lead teacher in the room.
Cook /Van Driver
Ambreena is a very responsible and dedicated staff member. She prepares and serves fresh, tasty, healthy, and nutritionally balanced meals for the children daily. She also maintains a healthy kitchen environment for everyone in the center. Ambreena is also responsible for safely transporting Elementary school children to and from school.