Baby Purple Dragons

For children 2-3 years of age.

 

The Baby “Purple” Dragons classroom is painted a lovely shade of lavender which suggests refinement along with grace and elegance.

 

Shades of purple have a special relationship with nature, and this classroom looks out into the garden. The use of lavender signifies balance and allows the children to know they are unique and special. It can calm the mind and encourage creativity.

Ms. Melany
Teacher
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Ms. Olivia
Teacher
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Ms. Jennifer
Dept. Head / Teacher
Baby Purple Dragons PM
 
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Ms. Mel was born and raised in Pasadena, California. She is a South Pasadena High School alumni and has had the opportunity to watch her younger siblings attend there as well. She is currently a junior at California State University, Northridge where she is working to earn her degree in Child and Adolescent Development.

 

Her interest in child development began when she had the opportunity to do fieldwork at a local preschool during her second year at Santa Monica College. There she earned her Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts: Social and Behavioral Science. High energy environments is what she thrives off of and is always happy to give a warm smile. 

 

When not teaching, Ms. Mel is trying out new restaurants (she’s a new vegan), curating new tattoo ideas, spending time with 1 out of her 8 siblings, or traveling to new hiking destinations with friends. She is thrilled for an exciting summer and can’t wait to be a part of the fall school year.

Ms. Olivia was born and raised in beautiful Los Angeles, Ca. She graduated high school from Holy Family Girls High School in Glendale, Ca. It was there that Ms. Olivia started babysitting for various families. She continued her educational career attending UCLA extension where she completed their Associate Teacher program and graduated with a 4.0 GPA. 

 

Ms. Olivia has also been a Nanny  for different families who have toddlers and school-aged children. She has also cared for her 2 beautiful nieces and 2 handsome nephews. Ms. Olivia loves engaging children in fun and educational activities that help them reach their milestones. She loves imaginative play time, art and crafts projects and reading books. 

 

In her down time Ms. Olivia loves to watch movies, hang out with her two rescue cats Luna and Pepe, spend time with her loving husband and very loud and fun loving family.

Ms. Jennifer was born and raised in Pasadena, CA. A graduate of Pasadena High School, home of the bulldogs, she is currently attending Pasadena City College where she is working towards her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Development.

 

Her future plans include  transferring to Cal State LA to achieve her BA towards her teaching credentials. With a passionate commitment towards helping children reach their developmental goals. In hopes to guide children gain confidence in their intelligence, importance, and beauty, Ms. Jennifer absolutely loves working with children because she knows she is helping shape the young minds of future generations. 

When Ms Jennifer is not dedicating her time to studying or having fun with her students in class, she spends her time enjoying being a full time fur mama to her two fur babies. She has a cat named Nala who is a sour patch- first sweet then sour, as well as a Siberian Husky called Blue, who can melt all hearts and is a zoomy expert. She also enjoys spending time with her family, going on adventures in her Jeep, and eating yummy food!