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Teachers

Naomi Corson, Director

Naomi has been working in the Early Childhood field for the last twenty one years; as Child Care Counselor, School-Age Teacher, and as a Preschool Director/Teacher. She has a Bachelors of Science in Health & Human Services w/a concentration in Early Childhood Development as well as her Child Development Program Supervisor Permit from the CA Commission of Teaching Credentials. She loves the Bay Area for its diversity, active food scene and cultural events, and spend as much time as she can enjoying the outdoors with her dog.

Marzieh Hashtroudi, Teacher

Marzieh Hashtroudi came to Skyline with 30 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. Marzieh worked with emotionally disturbed children for 12 years as a health specialist and counselor at Lincoln Child Center in Oakland. She served as director at Mountain Blvd Montessori, Tudorka Preschool, and  Oakland Horizon School before arriving at Skyline.

 

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 25 years.

 

Yolanda Robles, Teacher

Yolanda obtained her teaching credentials as an Elementary School Teacher and a Montessori Teacher in Guadalajara, Mexico, where she worked as an elementary school teacher for five years.  Upon immigrating to the U.S., she obtained an A.A. in Early Childhood education from San Leandro Montessori School and worked there for four years.  She also attended Chabot College for studies in Early Childhood Education. Yolanda brings 13 years’ experience as a kindergarten teacher from her previous position at Mountain Boulevard Preschool Learning Center, and has a total of 25 years of experience working with children.

 

Lilliam Gaitan, Teacher

Lilliam’s teaching philosophy is based on the foundaiton that children learn best through play.  All students can learn when they are accepted for who and where they are in their educational journey.  Lilly worked over 6 years at Daisy Child Development Center and has been with us at Skyline for a year.  She’s currently enrolled at Merritt College.