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Our Staff

Amigos De SF Playground
Maestra Julie

Julie is a National Board Certified teacher specializing in Early Literacy -Preschool- 5th grade. Julie holds a BA from UCSB in Spanish Literature and a Bilingual Multi- Subject Credential from SFSU. She holds a Preschool Director’s Permit from the state of California. She has 15 years experience teaching Preschool, Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten and First grade in Spanish Immersion classrooms.


Julie and her husband’s four children have all been raised to be fully bilingual in Spanish and English. While teaching Transitional Kindergarten Julie fell in love with teaching early education. She envisioned a school setting where children look forward to a life long joy of learning.

Maestra Regina

Regina graduated from UCSC in June 1999 with a B.A. in American History and Education. After starting her career, she obtained her Montessori credentials in Early Childhood Level and elementary Level I, followed by her site supervisor permit. For the past eighteen years she has been working in the Montessori field.  She was born in Mexico City and has been living in the US for the past twenty six years. Throughout her career she has incorporated a Spanish curriculum in her teachings, and looks forward to sharing her language and culture with the children.

Maestra Mariela


Maestra Mariela was born and raised in Mexico. While living in Mexico she studied and received her BA in Early Childhood Education. Mariela is continuing to study in the U.S. to receive her Director's Permit. In her spare time Mariela enjoys making arts and crafts with her students.

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