Ana was born in Brazil and came to the United States in 2001. She is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English. Ana is passionate about maintaining a positive classroom environment, and enjoys incorporating Spanish, dancing, and singing into the daily curriculum.
Jiab was born in Thailand in a city called Chang Kong and came to the United States as a refugee in 1993 when she was 14 years old. Jiab is fluent in Mien, Thai, Laos and English, and a mother to three children. Jiab has has over 15 years of Early Childhood teaching experience, and enjoys sharing her love of games, art, crafts, movement and sports with her students. Jiab loves being an educator, and loves her students like she loves her family.
Teacher Maria was born and raised in Mexico City. She speaks Spanish and English. Interests she enjoys sharing with the kids are her culture and Baile Folklorico. In. her free time Maria enjoys going for walks with her daughters and dogs.
Maria was born in Autlan, Jalisco, Mexico, and came to the United States when she was 4 years old. Maria is fluent in Spanish and English, and has over fifteen years of teaching experience, 11 of which have been at GLMS. In the classroom Maria loves teaching about the arts, continents, botany, and zoology.
In her free time, Maria enjoys traveling, near or far, with her family, going to baseball games, arts and crafts with her two daughters, watching movies, and spending time with the ones she loves.
Nomita came to the United States from India in 1984 with her husband and son. She loves children so becoming an educator was a natural path for her as it bring her great joy to watch her students grow. Nomita worked with Contra Costa County Child Development Center for a long period of time, and after her retirement, decided to continue working with children. She is thrilled to have joined the GLMS team and be part of your child’s educational journey.
Sheryl Hernandez was born in Mexico City and raised in the Bay Area. She speaks both English and Spanish fluently. Sheryl is passionate about working with children and growing as an educator alongside them. In her free time Sheryl enjoys spending time with her dogs, ducks, and loved ones. She also enjoys listening to music and watching old movies. Sheryl is looking forward to getting to know each of your children.