The staff at Skyline Preschool has significant experience in pre-K instruction and activities.
Bernadette received her M.A. in Early Childhood Education from NYU. She has worked with young children teaching drama, music, creative movement and preschool over the last eleven years. After working as Head Teacher and Educational Director at a private preschool in Brooklyn, Bernadette came to Skyline in 2009 and now serves as Skyline’s sole director. Bernadette is a strong advocate for play based and experiential learning. She brings her love of singing, music, and stories to the classroom through daily sing-a-longs, accompanied by her guitar and interactive story-telling classes with the children.
Darla Fisher, Teacher
Darla received her BA in Education from Wayne State College in Nebraska. She taught preschool for thirteen years at Good Shepherd Lutheran School in Hayward. Darla served as co-director of Skyline Preschool for nearly twenty years and now works part-time on the teaching staff. She has over 30 years total in early childhood education.
Debbie Bach, Teacher
A Colorado native, Debbie and her family relocated to Hayward, California in 1993. With a teaching credential from Chabot College, Debbie began as a kindergarten aide at Good Shepherd Lutheran in Hayward. She later joined the staff at Skyline, where she has been for over 15 years.
Marzieh Hashtroudi, Teacher
Marzieh Hashtroudi comes to Skyline with 22 years of experience working with children. Marzieh has a B.A. in social work and an extensive education in Early Childhood development. She is Site Supervisor qualified by Community Care Licensing of California, and her last position was as Director of Oakland Horizon School.
Yolanda obtained her teaching credentials as an Elementary School Teacher in Guadalajara, Mexico, where she worked as an elementary school teacher for five years. Upon immigrating to the U.S., she obtainedd an A.A. in Early Childhood education from San Leandro Montessori School. She also attended Chabot College for studies in Early Childhood Education. Yolanda brings 12 years’ experience as a kindergarten teacher from her previous position at Mountain Boulevard Preschool Learning Center.