All Teachers

David Frank
Director
David is the director of the program and has been in the child development field since 1997. David received his B.A in early childhood studies from Antioch University. He has always aspired to open his own program. He spent six […]
Jackie Frank
Director
Jackie, mother of three, previously spent many years as an office manager and has gone through UCLA Extension Program to obtain her Early Childhood Education units. She currently plays many roles at the school. She is our a floater teacher […]
Amy Basler
Assistant Director
Amy Basler has been involved in the school since before it has began. She is Jackie’s daughter and David’s sister. She took on an official teaching role in 2005. She has a B.A. in Communications from Northridge and completed her […]
Cristina Parks
Teacher
Cristina Parks joined our program in 2012. Cristina has been working in the early child development field since 2010. She has her B.A in Anthropology from UCLA. She is very interested in the Reggio Emilia approach and is looking forward […]
Lily Ruano
Teacher
Lily Ruano joined our program in summer of 2017. She received her teaching certificate through Santa Monica College and has been a lead teacher since 2012. She finds ways to connect with each of the children and their parents making […]