The Team


Meghan Wentzel, Liz Dorey, Cindy Kredo, Margot Enbom, Denise Waite
Leah Robbins and Sharon Glenn

      

       "Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn"

                                                  Benjamin Franklin





Over 120 Years of Preschool and Teaching Experience



  Our teachers are selected for their experience, education and, most importantly, for their love of  
 interacting with young children, nurturing and appreciating all children as individuals and   
as important members of our Little Mountain community.   



 


   
MARGOT ENBOM, DIRECTOR/CO-FOUNDER

Margot was born and raised in Alberta, Canada.  She taught at Ross Valley Nursery School in Kentfield. She has an A.S. in Early Childhood Education and an A.S. in Art from the College of Marin. She continues to take classes at the College of Marin on an on-going basis and has her credentials in Administration.  She also has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta, Canada. Her area of expertise within the field includes community building, art and creativity and outdoor exploration. "I look at every child individually and nurture a sense of self worth and esteem." She is a member of the National Association of Education of Young Children (NAEYC).  She serves on the President’s Council of the Wilderness Society with her husband. She is married, lives in San Anselmo and has three children -- two sons and a daughter.

 

   

DENISE WAITE, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/CO-FOUNDER

Denise was born and raised in San Francisco, California.  She has been teaching for over 35 years.  Her initial teaching experience was in K through 5th grade.  She received her B.A. degree in Education, has her California Elementary Teaching Credential, a Pre-K Teaching Credential, and a State Certification in Early Childhood Education from San Francisco State University. She is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and attends the National conventions as well as the State conventions yearly.  Her love for teaching was recognized at the age of 8, when she would go with a family friend to her classroom during the summer months and observe the setting up of her classroom before the school year began. “It was what I knew I wanted to do and become.” Her areas of interest and experience within the field include developmentally appropriate practice, community building, storytelling with young children and exploring the outdoor environment. She loves teaching appropriate simple poses of yoga to children, developing and gaining a sense of self through balance and strength. She is a strong advocate for children, their families and the community. She is married, lives in Kentfield and has two adult children and a dog named Bella.

 

   

LIZ DOREY

Liz was born and raised in San Francisco, California.  She has most recently been teaching preschool in Marin County for the past ten years and has completed course work in Early Childhood Education at the College of Marin.  Having obtained a B.A. in Recreation Administration from San Francisco State University, she was the Recreation Coordinator for the town of San Anselmo for over 10 years.  She loves this community and brings a strong sense of compassion and tenderness to teaching young children.  You will hear her say, “Your children are my children until they go home.”  Liz lives in West Marin with her husband and their dog Bella.


   

CINDY KREDO

Cindy was born and raised in Sunnyvale, California.  She has been an educator for over 15 years.  She received her B.A. in Liberal Studies from California State University, East Bay.  She received her California Teaching Credential form St. Mary's
College in the East Bay.  Cindy taught  Kindergarten and First grade for 8 years before transitioning to Early Childhood Education.  During the past 6 years, Cindy has taught preschool in Marin County with a focus on the 3 year old child.  She keeps current in Early Childhood Education through her continued membership with the National Association for the Education of the Young Child and attending yearly conferences.  Her areas of interest are fostering social and emotional development through a creative, caring and respectful environment.  She is married, lives in San Rafael and has two children.
   
   
MEGHAN WENTZEL
Meghan was born and raised in San Anselmo, CA attending San Domenico and The Branson School. She received two B.A degrees in Education and Psychology from Bucknell University, where she played D-1 volleyball. Her senior year she interned at an alternative school in Pennsylvania, working in both elementary and middle school classrooms. Upon moving back to Marin, she was the lead teacher in an elementary school special education classroom before finding her way to Little Mountain Preschool. From a young age she knew she wanted to work with children and believes teaching is the perfect way to do so. She loves teaching children social-emotional skills including self-regulation, self-confidence and self-advocacy. When not teaching she enjoys coaching swimming and volleyball, and being with her three sisters and parents who were all raised in Sleepy Hollow.    
  
   
LEAH ROBBINS

Leah was born and raised in Southern California  and moved to Marin County after graduating from high school in 1974. She received her B.A. in Biology from Dominican University in 1990.  She completed College of Marin's Early Childhood Education program in December 2013 and is a credentialed Preschool Teacher through the State of California.

"I have no children of my own, although I've helped to raise many babies in my 30 years of working in childcare here in Marin.  I consider these my beloved extended family."
Her sister, Valerie Robbins, happily lives in Marin, too.  She works at the Marin Humane Society and is their Director of Human Resources.
"I am honored to have the opportunity to work alongside the teachers - who I lovingly refer to as The Dream Team - at Little Mountain Preschool.  I look forward to all of our many wonderful adventures together!"
 

   

SHARON GLENN

Sharon Glenn was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has been an early childhood educator for over 30 years and taught at Ross Valley Nursery School in Kentfield, Ca. for 23yrs. She received her B.S. in psychology from Dominican University in San Rafael and an early childhood education degree from the College of Marin. She has a California certification in early childhood education. She is semi-retired and, besides being a substitute teacher at Little Mountain Preschool, she is the garden specialist and loves to share her passion for gardening with children. She is married and lives in Inverness, CA. and has two daughters and a grandson.