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Leigh-Ellen Ferreira

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Leigh-Ellen Ferreira

School Administrator I have been working in Education for nearly 30 years in various positions. I started as a Spanish tutor at Lake Tahoe Community College where my passion for teaching began. I then went on to teach Spanish at the public schools and then back to LTCC as a Spanish Instructor. In early 2000, I started teaching preschool Spanish and that’s where I found my love for the preschool age children. I owned Academy of Language and Arts that held classes at Sierra House Elementary and South Tahoe Recreation Center 2008-2016. In addition to Academy of Language and Arts,...

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Kalei Walsh- C0-Director & Lead Teacher for TK and School Age Programs

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Kalei Walsh- C0-Director & Lead Teacher for TK and School Age Programs

Hi! I’m Teacher Kalei! I have lived here in Northern Nevada for three years now. I have two little gals of my own. We love the lake! And taking our pup for hikes, Tahoe is beautiful and we love to explore it. I started my journey in the Early Education field back in 2009, that’s when I first had a passion for teaching and being with young children. I had a bit of a career change for a few years. I went to school for cosmetology and did that, loved it but ready to move forward with my original career...

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Jennifer Martinez

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Hi! I’m Teacher Jennifer. I started in the Early Education field back in 2019 and I have been taking classes since then. I am working towards my Teaching Permit and continuing my education to become an Elementary School teacher in the future. My hobbies include hiking, baking, and shopping.

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Valeria Martinez

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Hi! I’m Teacher Valeria. I started in the Early Education field a couple of months ago. I am a Teacher’s Aide in the Preschool classroom. I just recently graduated from High school and am working on taking classes in Early Education. My hobbies include reading, music, and going to the beach. 

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