Lisa Su has over ten years experience in teaching elementary school students. She has taught math for Math Squared Learning Center, and she has taught Chinese, Math, and Science in a bay area Mandarin immersion school. She has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Nanya Institute of Technology in Taiwan which makes her science lessons unusually well-informed. She holds a Certificate of Achievement in Abacus from the Taiwan Province Business Association.
Kathy Small has taught grades K-2 for over fifteen years in both public and private schools in the Bay Area. Recently retired from the San Jose Unified School District, she is still eager to continue teaching at the primary level. Kathy earned a B.S. from San Jose State University, as well as a California Multiple Subjects credential. She also earned a CLAD Certification from UC Santa Cruz which qualifies her to teach English to second-language learners. In her spare time, Kathy actively volunteers at the Women's Assistance League of San Jose.
Melody Yangis the Art and Music teacher. She also teaches private piano lessons and is a piano accompanist for her church in San Jose.
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