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Preschool Staff

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EDUCATION COORDINATOR

HOUA LEE

Name that students call you: Mrs. Houa 
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CHENG VANG TIMOSZEWICZ

Name that students call her:  Ms. Cheng
Years at Morey: 7 Years
Years teaching: 11 Years

Favorite Hobbies or interests: Cross stitch, running, travel, going to the gym, being outdoors. I’m an adventuress person.

Why do you love teaching? Smiles on my students face when they accomplish a task- writing their name, rote count 1-10, riding a tricycle.
 

YIA THAO

Name: Yia Thao
Name that students call her: Teacher and Ms. Yia 
Years at Morey: 23
Years teaching: 23

Favorite Hobbies or interests: Taking photos

Why do you love teaching? Every child is different but not less. My goal as a teacher is to keep every child safe
 

MARIA YANG

Name: Maria Yang
Name that students call her: Mrs. Maria
Years at Morey:  2 Years
Years teaching: 5 years
 
Favorite Hobbies or interests: Crafting, hiking and going to the gym.
 
Why do you love teaching? I love to teach because I want to be the safe haven for children and because they are incredible human beings who can also have an impact on my life.
 
 

VANMANY SOUTHIVILAY

Name: Vanmany Southivilay
Name that students call her: Ms. Vam  
Years at Morey: 18 Years
Years teaching: 19 Years

Favorite Hobbies or interests:
 I like to watch television and stay home with my kids.

Why do you love teaching? I love to see the children smile and learn and if they come back to say hello with a smile I have touched their lives in a great way!
 

LEICA JONES

Name that students call you: Ms. Leica
Years at Oakdale Preschool: 4 Years
Years teaching: 15 Years
 
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MAY YANG

Name that students call you:  Ms. May
Years at Rio Linda: 6 Years
Years at Rio Linda Preschool: 5 Years
Years teaching: 7 Years

Favorite Hobbies or interests: No specific hobbies but my interests are spending time together with my family.

Why do you love teaching? I love teaching because I want to make a difference in children's lives and help encourage children about school and success. Along with knowing that I have helped make a change or planted a seed of knowledge for the kiddos.
 

TIFFANY TARLETON

Name: Tiffany Tarleton 
Name that students call her: Ms. Tiffany 
Years at Village:  1st year
Years teaching: 5 years
 
Favorite Hobbies or interests:  Spending time with family, Cooking, reading, watching sports: football, basketball, and boxing, and like going to jazz festivals. 
 
Why do you love teaching? I love making a difference in children’s lives, love seeing them smile when they learn something new, and love seeing their progress. 

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TEACHING ASSISTANTS

 

ELIZABETH ALEXANDER

 
 
 
Name: Elizabeth Alexander
 
Name that students call her: Ms. Liz
 
Years at Morey: 7 Years 
 
 
 
Years teaching: 7 years teaching
 
 
 
 
 
Favorite Hobbies or interests: I love hiking, eating out, traveling, yoga, working out, spending time with family and friends
 
 
 
 
 
Why do you love teaching: I love teaching because I love watching the kids grow and they make me smile.
 
 

CECILIA SLATER

Name that students call you: Mrs. Ce Ce
Years at Morey: 3 Years
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DANIEH SHEHADEH

Name that students call you: Mrs. Danieh
Years at Morey: 1 Year
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SUE KHOUNKHAMSENG

Name that students call her: Ms. Sue  
Years at Morey: 13 Years
Years teaching: 13 Years

Favorite Hobbies or interests:
Music and candy crush

Why do you love teaching? Making good memories with the children makes me happy. Hearing my name called outside the school zone, makes me feel special.
 

CANDICE MCDONOUGH

Name that students call you: Mrs. Candy
Years at Morey: 1 Year
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ELIANA REYES ROCHA

Name that students call you: Mrs. Eliana
Years at Morey: 2 Years
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MARIA MANCILLA

 
Name that students call you:  Ms. Maria
Years at Oakdale: 4 Years
Years teaching: 4 Years

Favorite Hobbies or interests: Play and talk with children.

Why do you love teaching? I love to help children feel good.
 

CINDY SAGASTUME

Name that students call you: Mrs. Cindy
Years at Oakdale: 2 Years
Years teaching: 2 Years

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LISA RIVERA

Name that students call you: Mrs. Lisa
Years at Rio Linda: 3 Years
Years teaching :3 Years

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MAI XIONG

Name that students call you: Mrs. Mai
Years at Rio Linda: 2 Years
Years teaching: 2 Years

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RONELL WARNER

Name that students call you: Mrs. Ronell
Years at Village: 1 Year
Years teaching: 1 Year

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VIRGINIA RAMIREZ

Name:  Virginia Ramirez
Name that students call her: Mrs. Virginia 
Years at Morey/Village:  8 Years 
 Years teaching: 9 years 
 
Favorite Hobbies or interests:  Walking and spend time with my family 
 
Why do you love teaching? I love my job because when I see the children happiness, achievements, and their smiles I feel that my day is so worth it and blessed.
 
 

ROSA BARRIOS

Name that students call her: Mrs. Rosa 
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FRANCINE VELASQUEZ

Name that students call her: Mrs.Francine
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ROBIN BARTH

Name that students call her: Mrs. Robin
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DIANA KARPTSOVA

Name that students call her: Mrs.Diana
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CECELIA SLATER

Name that students call you:  Mrs. CeCe
Years at Morey: 1st year 
Years teaching: 1st year

Favorite Hobbies or interests: Baseball, gardening, cooking, Pinterest. I love to read books on fantasy.

Why do you love teaching? I love teaching because I want to be able to give our children a brighter future. I would like to be able to be the kind of teacher I always wanted for myself.
 

ELIANA REYES-ROCHA

Name: Eliana Reyes-Rocha
Name students call her: Ms. Eliana
Years at Morey: 1
Years Teaching: 3
Favorite Hobbies or interests: Watching movies and spending time with family.
Why do you love teaching? I love teaching because I get to make an impact in their life’s.