Miss Bridget is the founder, owner, and director of Aspen Leaf Preschool. She is an early childhood education professional with over twelve years of experience teaching preschool in San Diego and Philadelphia. She received her B.A. in Elementary and Special Education from Temple University in Philadelphia, and has studied a variety of early childhood education philosophies including Reggio-Emilia and Montessori. As the second oldest of twelve, Miss Bridget has been caring for little ones most of her life, and realized early on that caring for children was her life’s passion. You can read more about her educational philosophy, and see examples of her lessons and activities on her classroom blog, Miss Bridget’s Classroom.
Miss Erin is the Assistant Director and one of the teachers in our Owls classroom. She has been working at Aspen Leaf Preschool since it first opened. Miss Erin is from mid-coast Maine, and received her B.S. in Elementary Education and Child Development from the University of Maine. After college Miss Erin taught Kindergarten for five years before moving to San Diego in 2012. Her experience teaching Kindergarten makes her uniquely qualified to ensure that every student at Aspen Leaf Preschool can be Kindergarten-ready. She loves working with young children and aims to provide a classroom that is fun, safe, nurturing, and full of learning opportunities. You can see examples of her lessons and activities on her classroom blog, Miss Erin’s Classroom.
Miss Cynthia is a teacher in our Elephants classroom. She was born in Tijuana and raised in San Diego. Coming from a big family, she was always surrounded by children which made her passion for teaching grow. In high school, she volunteered at her church’s daycare where she was responsible for the curriculum. She is currently attending Grossmont College where she studies Child Development. Miss Cynthia loves to volunteer and organize events for children and adults in need in Tijuana and San Diego. She also enjoys traveling and seeking adventures in nature. Her favorite part about working at Aspen Leaf Preschool is getting messy in the art center and developing a special bond with her students as they grow.
Miss Peggy is a part-time teacher at Aspen Leaf Preschool. She is a retired preschool teacher with several decades of teaching experience, and loves making connections with the children.