Our Wonderful Staff
We follow State Licensing guidelines with a low teacher to child ratio and our classrooms and staff meet all the guidelines required by the State of California.
Carolyn Mendoza
Director
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Carolyn began working for Kidz Academy in 2013 after working with children for over 5 years. She became our director in January of 2015. Carolyn enjoys working with young children and is passionate about the work she does each day. Miss Carolyn is Currently on Maternity Leave after having her second child. She will be returning to work soon.
Room 1 Infant Teacher
Sandhya Boddepallisandyah Sandhya volunteered at kidz academy in December and fell in love with our infants and toddlers and immediately wanted to be a part of our team. In January of 2018 Sandhya started working for Kidz Academy full time in the infant room and is loving every moment of it.
Room 2 teacher

Stephanie Ariza
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Room 2 Teacher
Pujan Bista
Miss Pujan started working with kidz academy since February and is enjoying room 2 very much. Miss Pujan is a very kind and nurturing person and the children just love her. She is great with our children and we are very happy to have her as a team member at Kidz Academy.
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Room 2 Teacher’s Assistant
Mariam M
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Mariam started working at Kidz Academy since February 2018 and is very kind and nurturing to all our children and their families at our center. Mariam pursued a career in Child care because her passion is working with infants and toddlers but enjoys being part of a team that focus’s on each individual child and their needs in order to grow and develop.

Room 3 Teacher
Venus Apigo
Room 4 Teacher and Assistant Director
Diana Mendoza
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Diana is the head teacher in our Preschool classroom and works very hard to meet the needs of every individual in her class. She also works closely with the families to help each of her children in her class be prepared to enter kindergarten. Diana is also the assistant director and assists the center director when needed. Diana pursued a career in child care after getting her associates degree in psychology, realizing that child care is where she belongs. ” The best part about being a teacher is when the children rally around you and hug you continually throughout the day it truly makes my day. I love being a part of my children’s growth and development it is truly rewarding.
Kiara Ibanez
Teacher/ As Needed
Kiara started working at Kidz Academy since Last Summer as a full time employee and in the fall as an as needed employee. Kiara is still in school finishing her associates in Child Development.
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Jyothi Sargur
Teacher: As Needed position
Jyothi has been working with children for over 6 years. She has worked with children ages 3 through 12. She attended De Anza College and became a fully-qualified teacher. Jyothi enjoys sharing her Indian culture with her students and her love of learning in the classroom. She is CPR & First Aid Certified. She is married with 2 children.