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.
Sara Hutchinson, Director
Ms. Sara is one of our school directors. 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.
Jessica Torres, Director
Ms. Jessica is one of our school directors. 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.
Sara May, The Little Stars Teacher
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.
Sandra Camarena, Little Monkeys & Little Stars Teacher
Ms. Sandra is the assistant teacher in the Little Monkey's class in the morning and she teaches in the Little Stars class for the afternoons. She is a fully qualified teacher and is continuing her education to obtain a bachelor's degree in Human Development. Sandra has over 4 years of experience working with children and is fluent in both English and Spanish. In her spare time she enjoys road trips, hiking, dancing, photography as well as spending time with family and friends.
Chelsea Amaya, Little Monkeys Teacher
Ms. Chelsea is the the head teacher for the Little Monkeys class. She is a fully qualified preschool teacher and she is currently continuing her education at the California College of Early Childhood Education. Chelsea grew up in Livermore and enjoys spending time with her two daughters and husband.
Sammie Robles, The Little Owls Teacher
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.
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.
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.
Cassie Robles, Bay Room Teacher (Kindergarten Readiness)
Ms. Cassie is head teacher in The Bay Room. Previously she was head teacher in 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.
Caitlin Roach, Bay Room Teacher (Kindergarten Readiness)
Ms. Caitlin is the assistant teacher in the Bay Room. She has 4 years of experience working with children and is currently attending Las Positas to continue with her Early Childhood Education. Ms. Caitlin enjoys listening to music and spending time with family and friends.
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.
Ashleigh Kaufman, Substitute Teacher
Ms. Ashleigh is one of our on-call 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
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
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Hours of Operation
M-F 7:00 am - 6:00pm
Half and Full Day Options Available