Meet our Staff

Staff Qualities

At Carlsbad Country Day School our employees are our greatest asset, and the reason for our success.

Our staff is selected based on their interest in the growth and development of young children.

Carlsbad Country Day School employees share the following qualities:

  • Sensitivity to children's feelings
  • Good listening and verbal skills with both children and adults
  • Awareness and acceptance of individuality
  • Sense of humor
  • Gentleness and compassion
  • Maturity and the ability to respect confidentiality
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Melissa Reed-Cavaluzzi

School Director

 
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Dr. Bailey Choi-Vanos

Assistant Director

 
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Nelida Barahona

Assistant Director

 
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Kristine Retuta

Kindergarten Teacher

 
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Ashley Coleman

Kindergarten Teacher

 
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Stanislav Rabinovich

Executive Chef

 
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Yared Mayorquin

Lead Preschool Teacher

2018 Teacher of the Year
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Kimberly Flores

Lead Preschool Teacher

 
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Jeanna Kerr

Lead Preschool Teacher

 
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Jeana Hughes

Lead Preschool Teacher

 
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Madeline Geibig

Lead Preschool Teacher

 
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Amanda Martinez

Lead Preschool Teacher

 
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Kim Welch

Lead Preschool Teacher

 
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Meghan Wedge

Lead Preschool Teacher

 
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Lauren Hansen

Lead Preschool Teacher

 
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Sarah Hernandez

Lead Preschool Teacher

 
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Lupe Reyes

Lead Preschool Bilingual Immersion Teacher

 
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Stephany Davis

Lead Preschool Bilingual Immersion Teacher

 
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Laura Baca

Infant Center Director

 
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Melissa McCulloch

Lead Infant Teacher

 
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Sima Varghai

Lead Infant Teacher

 
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Staci Galvin-Castro

Lead Toddler Teacher

 
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Megan Fasulo

Lead Toddler Teacher

 
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Dylan Palmer

Assistant Teacher

 
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Tyler Clark

Preschool Teacher