Our Teachers

 
  • Presidio Preschool teachers are highly educated, experienced and creative.
  • All of our teachers are fully credentialed to teach preschool. 
  • 6 of our teachers and teachers' aides have Bachelor degrees. In addition, 1 of our teacher's aide is currently pursuing a Bachelor degree in teaching and is a Registered Behavioral Therapist.
  • 5 of our teachers/teacher's aides have (or are currently pursuing) their Masters degrees. 
  • All of our staff is CPR and First Aid Certified.
  • 5 of our 6 teachers have been trained to teach yoga to preschool children. 
  • Teachers receive ongoing training at our weekly meetings and our teacher development days and attend teacher training conferences to keep current in the early childhood education field.

  • Maryanne (Teacher/Music Teacher/Founder/Director)
Maryanne is a native San Franciscan and mother of 3 children (2 girls and a boy, ages 10, 14 and 19). She holds a B.A. Degree from the University of San Francisco, a M.A. Degree from Oxford University in England and is certified as an Early Childhood Education Site Supervisor and a Master Teacher by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Her Early Childhood Education and Development coursework was completed at USF, Vanguard University and San Francisco City College. With over 25 years of educational and business experience, including experience in teaching, school management, corporate business, elementary school age counseling and youth basketball coaching, she considers it a privilege to work with preschool children and their familiesShe enjoys being the music teacher for the preschool and pre-k classes and is classically trained in piano, was a church organist and competed at the California state level in both piano and alto saxophone. She passionately believes in play based preschool learning, in process over product, that children should not be sitting for long periods of time during the preschool day and that modeling and teaching empathy, kindness and respect for self and others is highly important. 
  • Rachael (Pre-K Teacher, Honeybee Class/Head Teacher)
  • Christopher (Preschool Teacher, Butterfly Class/Art Coordinator)
  • Roxanne (Young Preschool Teacher, Dragonfly Class)
  • Amy (Floater Teacher)    
  • Amanda (Young Preschool Teacher, Dragonfly Class)    
  • Jessica (Part-time Teachers' Aide/Office Assistant)
  • Jamie & Thuy (Substitute Teachers)