Our Garden Grove Preschool program has caring and passionate staff serving your children. Our teachers are dedicated to developing each child’s potential and are sensitive to each child’s individual needs.
Director: Sue Puisis – B.A. Degree in Education. Teaching Credential K-12 from CSU Chico. Early Childhood Education Units from Orange Coast College, Santa Ana College and Fullerton College. Taught Junior High School for over 7 years, Kindergarten for 5 years, ROP Child Care Aide at Santiago High School for 3 years, Director of Preschool for 32 years. She has been at Community Day Preschool of Garden Grove since 1994.
Ms. Lona: Early childhood education classes at Rancho Santiago College. Taught pre school since 1999, teaching many different ages. She has worked as a second job with special needs children for the past ten years. Currently she is taking Early Childhood class online in administration. Ms. Lona joined the staff at Community Day Preschool in Garden Grove in February 2015, and works with Ms. Arlene the Pre-K classroom.
Ms. Betty: She has been our cook since 2013. We serve Breakfast,Lunch & afternoon snack free of charge.We are on a state program which follows very strict guidelines.
Ms. Phyllis: B.A. Degree in English from CSU Fullerton. Early Childhood Education Units – Santa Ana College. Preschool teacher since 1980. Taught ROP Child Care Aide at Los Amigos High School for 2 years. Director and teacher of Community Day Preschool of Garden Grove for 16 years. In 1996 retired from Community Day Preschool and began private tutoring in English, writing and grammar. Currently teaches summer classes at Golden West College, Santa Ana College and Santiago College, private tutor and closes at Community Day Preschool 2 days a week.
Ms. Arlene: Early Childhood Education Units – ROP North Orange County and Santa Ana College. Worked as a teacher aide at Anaheim School District and other preschools since 1994. She has been at Community Day Preschool of Garden Grove since 2002. In 2016 she finished her Early Childhood Education and is a qualified teacher in the Pre-K classroom.
Ms. Elisa: Early Childhood Education units from Santa Ana College. Worked as lunchroom supervisor for Garden Grove Unified School District. Elisa has been at Community Day Preschool since 2000.
Ms. T (Czechoslovakia): She has worked with children since 2004. While attending North Orange County College, received units in Early Childhood Development, as well as a certificate in special needs. Ms. T joined the staff at Community Day Preschool in Garden Grove February 2016. She works with Ms. Elisa in the younger classroom.