Meet Our Teachers

Elena Mannwieler, Executive Director/Owner

 

Ms. Elena brings Storyland a background in business and marketing along with a BA of Arts in Early Childhood Education and a BA of Science in Biochemistry.  Elena retired her career in business and marketing in order to spend more time with her two young children and to become a teacher.  In her spare time she enjoys outdoor hiking, running, and spending time with family and friends.    

 

Email: Elena@storylandschool.com

Jessica Torres, Director

 

Ms. Jessica is our Director. She first started at Storyland in 2011. Prior to management she was the head teacher in The Bay Room class for 5 years.  She is a fully qualified educator with over 15 years of experience working with children. Ms. Jessica enjoys attending sporting events, exercising and spending quality time with her 2 daughters.

 

Email: Jessica@storylandschool.com

Cassie Robles, Assistant Director

Ms. Cassie is the Assistant Director. Previously she was head teacher in our Pre-K class and our toddler class.   She began working at Storyland as a Regional Occupation Program student in 2008 and is now a fully qualified preschool teacher. She currently attends  Las Positas College to continue her Early Childhood Education.  Personally, Ms. Cassie enjoys playing softball and spending time with her family.

 

Email: Cassie@storylandschool.com

Sara Hutchinson, Bay Room Teacher (Kindergarten Readiness)

 

Ms. Sara is the head teacher in our Bay Room class.  She began working at Storyland School as a Regional Occupation Program student in 1997.  Upon completion of her program she stayed on to work as a teacher’s aide until she received her teacher qualifications in Early Childhood Education.  Since then she has taught in our Toddler, Early Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten programs.  Ms. Sara is married and has two young children. Personally, she enjoys being outdoors, camping, and reading. 

 

Email: Sara@storylandschool.com

Sara May, The Little Stars Teacher

(Toddlers)    

 

Ms. Sara has  a bachelor's degree in Child Development as well as her teaching credentials from San Jose State University.  She has 12 years of experience which includes 4 years at Storyland School, student teacher at Santa Clara Unified School District as well as being an early childhood educator for special needs children.  Sara's interests include dance, camping, and horseback riding.  She is married and has three young children.  Sara is a Storyland School alumni as she attended Storyland when she was a preschooler. 

 

Email: Saramay@storylandschool.com

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Selena Johnson, Little Monkey's Teacher

 

Ms. Selena began working with preschool children through the ROP program at Amador Valley High School. She has been working with children for the past four years. Selena is currently attending Las Positas College working to earn her AA degree in Early Childhood Development. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going on road trips, and riding her bike.    

 

Email: Selena@storylandschool.com

Roxanne Mendoza, Little Monkey's Teacher

 

Ms. Roxanne has been working with children since 2013 up until 2 years ago when she took some time off to be with her daughter. She comes to Storyland ready to continue with her career in Early Childhood as well as furthering her education. Roxanne enjoys spending time with her daughter, family and friends.

 

Email: Roxanne@storylandschool.com

Sammie Robles, The Little Owls Teacher    

(Early Pre-K)

 

Ms. Sammie began working at Storyland in 2008 as a Regional Occupation Program student and is now head teacher in the Little Owls classroom.  Upon completion of her program Sammie was our on-call teacher's aid until recieving her teacher qualifications in Early Childhood Education.  Ms. Sammie is married and has 2 young children.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

 

Email: Sammie@storylandschool.com

 

Leilani Iglehart, Little Owls Teacher

 

Ms. Leilani is the assistant teacher in the Little Owls class. She first came to Storyland as an ROP student in 2014. Leilani is currently attending Las Positas and working toward a nursing degree. Previously, she worked in the nursery at her church. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

 

Email: Leilani@storylandschool.com

 

Elise Cain, Sunshine Room Teacher (Kindergarten Readiness)

 

Ms. Elise is the head teacher in the Sunshine Room. She has her Associate degree in both Liberal Arts and Early Childhood Education. She comes to Storyland with an ample amount of experience working with children including teaching, co-directing and running a licensed in home day care. In her spare time, Ms. Elise enjoys camping and spending time on her boat with her husband and 3 daughters. 

 

Email: Elise@storylandschool.com

Margaret Catipon, Substitute Teacher  

 

Ms. Margaret is our on-call teacher.  She began working at Storyland in 2012 as a Regional Occupation Program student and is now a fully qualified preschool teacher. Margaret is currently attending Cal State East Bay to obtain a bachelor's degree in Human Development. Personally, Margaret enjoys reading, writing poetry and spending time with family and friends.  

 

Email: Margaret@storylandschool.com

Ashleigh Kaufman, Assistant Teacher

 

Ms. Ashleigh is one of our assistant teachers. She has 4 years of experience working with children. Ashleigh is currently attending Ashworth College and working toward a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education. In her spare time, Ms. Ashleigh enjoys going on vacations and spending time with family and friends

 

Email: Ashleigh@storylandschool.com

Storyland School

 

Main Entrance: 2475 Fourth St. Livermore CA 94550 (Corner of S. Livermore Ave. and Fourth St.)

 

Mailing: 2486 East Ave. Livermore CA 94550


Phone (Main) :  925-449-1531

Fax: 925-449-4683

Email: info@storylandschool.com

 

Schedule a tour: 925-449-1531 or use our online form

If you would like to enroll your child click here

 

Hours of Operation

M-F 7:00 am - 6:00pm

Half and Full Day Options Available

 

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