Teacher Marisa


Teacher Marisa has been an Early Childhood educator for over 18 years and absolutely enjoys working with children and families! Her experience comes from working in programs that support hands-on, play-based learning. Marisa takes pride in keeping current with research and teaching trends in the field and strives to incorporate new ideas into the curriculum whenever possible. She holds a Master of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from California State University East Bay and a Director credential from the state of CA.

Teacher Cathy

Junior Lead Teacher

Teacher Cathy brings a calm and nurturing presence, which creates an atmosphere of trust and builds confidence in children. Cathy strives to create a classroom community of kindness and respect. Her love of literature and the importance of music and movement in children’s development is reflected in the joyful singing coming from her classroom! Cathy holds her Master Teacher credential and is credentialed as a Site Supervisor in the Director's absence, and has enjoyed working at St. Paul’s for the last 18 years of her 21 years as an Early Childhood educator.

Recipient: Outstanding Teacher Award from the California Council of Parent Participation Nursery Schools (CCPPNS)

Teacher Natasha

Junior Assistant Teacher (M/W/F)

Teacher Natasha assists in the M/W/F Junior’s Class. Natasha has been teaching at St. Paul’s for 2 years and has prior preschool experience. Mother of two and St. Paul’s alumna parent, Natasha strongly supports our philosophy and is a committed member of the teaching team. Natasha loves exploring new music and activities with the children and has an infectious laugh that can be heard often as she interacts with her students.

Teacher Jacqueline

Junior Assistant Teacher (T/TH/F)

Teacher Jacqueline assists in the T/TH/F Junior’s class. Teacher Jacqueline has enjoyed working with preschoolers for the last 9 years and is the mother of two teenagers. She is a firm believer in the value and importance of children learning through play and hands on experiences. Jacqueline enjoys being part of the St. Paul’s teaching team and interacting with our wonderful children and families.

Teacher Lisa

Senior Lead Teacher

Teacher Lisa has been at St. Paul’s for 18 years of her 21 years as an Early Childhood educator. She has a wonderful sense of humor, lots of laughter, and yet a quiet command of the children with an appropriate expectation for behavior in the class and with each other. She gains the respect of the children in an exciting and challenging learning environment. Lisa continually brainstorms what new and innovative change we can make to encourage children to explore and create. Lisa holds a BA in Psychology from CSUC, a Master Teacher credential, and is credentialed as a Site Supervisor in the Director’s absence.

Recipient: Outstanding Teacher Award from the California Council of Parent Participation Nursery Schools (CCPPNS)

Teacher Annie

Senior Assistant Teacher

Teacher Annie delights the children with outdoor games, science, and creativity. Annie shares her rich culture with us throughout the year and brings her Montessori Teacher skills to the Senior Class as they prepare for kindergarten. Annie is joyful and loving and her dedication to St. Paul’s for the last 14 years has been invaluable. Teacher Lisa and Annie are a wonderful team and really know four year olds.

Board of Directors

Parents have an integral role in running the school through the Board of Directors and Key Jobs Chairpersons. The Board of Directors consists of President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer, and four Members-At-Large. These volunteers are responsible for running the business of the school, setting policy, and maintaining a good working model. They receive membership benefits for their efforts. The School Director is a non-voting member of the Board. Key jobs chairpersons report to the Board as directed by their job description and also receive membership benefits. See a complete list of St. Paul’s School Jobs and the St. Paul’s Board & Key Jobs.