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Ruth is native from Mexico City who moved to Arizona in 2003. Her professional background is marketing and she is also the person behind the art gallery in our school. Ruth’s focus is on learning through everyday activities, fun songs, books and dancing.
Ruth is also the yoga teacher at Curious Kids Preschool. She is a Certified 200 hr yoga teacher as well as Kids Yoga Instructor by Rainbow Kids Yoga. Her classes are a mix of Spanish, dance and games, that are fun, fun, fun! She practiced yoga for over 10 years before she became an instructor.
Ms. Ruth believes an open mind to the world is important. Learning about other traditions and customs is good for a culture of tolerance and acceptance. It is important to be informed, to ask questions and to not be judgmental. Ruth has lived in France and is also fluent in French.
In her spare time, Ms. Ruth enjoys traveling, cooking, watching movies and practicing yoga.
Diana recently moved to Arizona from San Francisco CA, where she was born and raised. Diana has a BA in Humanities with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, and has over 30 years of experience in the field. She can also speak Spanish fluently.
Diana has experienced many different positions in early education, but her heart has always been in the classroom. She loves making the classroom a fun-filled place of learning, creating, and imagining – where she gets the kids ready for the next level of education.
When not working with children, some of her favorite things to do are: mentoring other teachers, shopping, and staying up late to watch scary movies – by herself!
Sonya graduated from high school in Mesa, but left to attend college in Oklahoma. After getting married and having 3 beautiful daughters, she returned 9 years ago to be with her family.
Although she has a BA in Human Services with a focus in criminal justice, her true passion is teaching preschool! She has taught 2 year olds through kindergarten in both public and private schools, but loves teaching 4 year olds the best. She loves their honesty and enthusiasm for life, and enjoys helping them get ready for kindergarten.
In her spare to she likes to cook, ride horses, read, and spend time with her family.
Annette moved to Arizona from Nebraska in 2017 with her husband to be closer to their daughter and family. Annette owned and taught at a preschool for 8 years, so her passion has always been for young children. She enjoys watching them learn and grow.
In her spare time she likes to cook, walk, hike, read, travel and camp with her family.
Clive moved to Chandler in 2003 from England and lives here with his family.
As well as aiming to create a unique preschool experience for the kids, Clive wants to create a sense of community among the parents, children and staff. Being a scientist, he wants our curious kids to be amazed and inquisitive about the world around them, and likes to give demonstrations that range from dry-ice to steam engines.
Clive designed the curriculum for the school, and created its integrated reading & writing program founded on current research in the field. He carries his passion for science into the STEAM elements of the school’s curriculum.
Clive has a PhD in Mathematics and worked in software R&D for over 25 years before starting Curious Kids Preschool. He enjoys spending time with his family, swimming at the health club, and running his kids to soccer.