Best Preschool in Sunnyvale at Lawrence Station Rd.

Program/Center Detail

We offer following programs

Infant/Toddler Program
  • Theme Based Curriculam
  • Learning through Play
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Motor Development
  • Social,Emotional,Physical Development
  • Safe Environment
  • Nurturing Staff
Jr. Preschool Program
  • Theme Based Curriculam
  • Learning through Play
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Motor Development
  • Social,Emotional,Physical Development
  • Safe Environment
  • Nurturing Staff
Preschool / Pre-Kindergarten Program
  • Mother – Goose Curriculam & Themes
  • Whole Child Approach
  • Science,Maths,Social Studies,Phonics & Spelling
  • Literacy Development
  • Personal,Social Independence Skill Building
  • Supportive Environment
  • Creative & Curiosity Encouraged
Contact

Phone:

(669) 255-0540

 

Email:

claudia@tulipkidsinc.com

 

Address

1279 Lawrence Station Rd, Sunnyvale, CA

Ms. Claudia
Site Director's Bio

I am the Director, Claudia Vanessa Albornoz-Patzan. I have credentials of 40 plus Early Childhood Education units from San Jose City College. I received a Certificate of Level 2 ECEI had received my Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education 2019. All at the same time I work, am a wife, and a mother of our well-known Ezequiel from the pre-k’s.

I ultimately want to receive my BA then MS in this field. I have been a teacher for 14 years with age groups of 6 weeks old all the way to 6 years of age (as I worked for 2 years at Tulip’s Afterschool), and in every teacher position. All this experience has given me expanded insight in how best I can fulfill and understand an infants, junior preschooler, and pre-k’s wants and needs.

It has also given me great knowledge in how to work with a variety of diverse people and how to best understand my teacher’s in their perspectives, as I was one for many years. I had been a Director for two schools before, one being my mother’s (Maria Fushiki) My Dream Academy (placed as one of the top 5 in Silicon Valley in 2012). I also worked for Children’s House Academy Appleseed. I have leveled up through my career and am Blessed to have all these opportunities that I one worked hard for and others came by fate, like when I met the Owner of Tulip, Ms.Deepti. Here at Tulip, my hope is to ensure that myself and my staff will provide quality and equal care and support for every child. Were excited to have you on board!

For enjoyment: I also love fitness coaching, and am on the pursuit to fulfill my Personal Training certificate.

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Our Team
Kajal Mandhyan

I am Kajal Mandhyan and I am working as an Office Administrator in Tulip Kids. I have done my Master’s in Counseling Psychology from India and have experience in counseling children of different ages. I came to United States in 2016 and got my first job as a Teacher in International Gurukul. I love working with kids and its very positive to be around kids. In my starting career I used to counsel parents of age 5 – 6 yrs. age, later I counseled age 18-year olds and above. Now working with these age group kids, its been a spectacular experience. I look forward to keep on working with these fabulous children.

Deepthi Voleti

My name is Deepthi Voleti. I was born and raised in India, I am a mother of handsome kid Vedanth. I graduated with a degree in computer science engineering from JNT University. I enjoy working with children because teaching children is an accomplishment; getting children excited about learning is an achievement. I have 5 years of experience in teaching in India and have a volunteer experience through my son’s school. In present time, now have the opportunity to work at Tulip kids Academy as a teacher. In my free time, I like gardening and meet my friends. I also enjoy travelling.

Gowthami Kirubanandh

My name is Gowthami Kirubanandh and I am proud to call Tulip Kids as my second home. My love and affection for kids started from my young age and I always had the interest in kids and their education. After moving to California, USA in the early summer of 2015, I got a chance to work in ADZ Academy in Sunnyvale, California and then gradually completed all my required childcare education and started working in Pre-School.

I started my career as an Infant Lead Teacher and after completing all the child care courses at California College of Early Childhood Education in San Mateo, I got promoted as Sub-Director in Tulip Kids and now I am currently working as the Infant Lead and also Sub-Director.

I have completed my graduate education in India in the field of Computer Science and Engineering at Anna University.

My favorite times at Preschool is when I’m working with Infants and Toddlers in the circle time, to make the circle time very enjoyable and more interactive. I am very happy and satisfied working with kids and helping them in their future life. After getting promoted as Sub-Director, I am looking forward for more responsibilities such as successful leadership, operational planning, management of the organization and overseeing day-to-day activities at Tulip Kids.

My favorite past time includes cooking, gardening and riding along the countryside. My favorite color is red, blue and purple and I love warm weather and beaches. I would like to visit Switzerland and Brazil some day.

Favorite Quote: “To the world you may be a teacher but to your students you are a hero”

Trang Doan

My name Trang Doan . I came to America from Vietnam in 1991. I studied at San Jose State University and need to complete one English course to have BA in Child Development. I enjoy working with children because each child is a little star that is brightening on the sky. I worked at Asian Pacific Family Resource Center as a child supervisor worker for 9 years. At present, I have an opportunity to work at Tulip Kids Academy as a teacher to reach my dream. I am married and have a lovely daughter. In my free time, I like to cook and meeting with my friends. I also enjoy watching movies.

Claudia Esparza

Hi, My Name is Claudia Esparza, I have been working with kids for 11 years. I had various work, as a Teacher in Child Care as home day-cares and as a Nanny. I have been an Infant for the most part and taught some Spanish in Pre-school/ Pre-K class. I have 44 quarter units in Child Development and I have obtained certificates in Child Development Assistant Career, Infant Toddler Development Specialization, Early Childhood Education Specialization and Children with Special Needs. To add to my education, I’ve begun at the University Career Online from Mexico, Master in sciences of the education since January 2018. I have lived in California for about 17 years. Also, I have a wonderful husband and although I don’t have kids yet, I consider all the kids that I take care of as my own. It is a blessing from God to work with children. Added, God has given me the opportunity to teach in the church too. I really enjoy working with kids, and I love my job.

Rosa Ines Perez

My name is Rosa Ines Perez. I was born and raised in Venezuela, a South American country. I graduated in business administration, got an MBA and worked for 23 years in operations management roles in my home country.

In September 2017, my husband and I moved to the Bay Area so I could be close to my son, daughter and grandchildren and looking for better opportunities as well.

Although my education and background had been related to business administration, I come from a big family and have always been around kids. I enjoy nurturing and helping young kids to develop the skills they need to thrive in life.

I’m very thankful to Tulip kids Academy for giving me the opportunity of being part of this amazing team. I love my job and one of the most heart-warming rewards of being a teacher is seeing how kids respond to the care and dedication I put with a big smile on their faces.

I am studying Early Education in Mission College and my goal is to improve my English soon

I really enjoy traveling, hiking, cooking for my family, and spending time with my grandkids.

Magaly Flores

My name is Magaly (Magy) Flores. I am a mother of three beautiful girls. My family is from Guanajuato Mexico so I was born in Mexico but was raised in Sarasota Florida. I graduated from Desoto high school with a 3.5 honors. I worked cleaning houses for almost 2 years but I realized that was not what I want for my life. Tulip kids Academy gives me the opportunity to work in there school is my first job working with kids I have volunteer experience through my daughters school. I am currently taking classes on online of Mission College to get my Child Development degree. In my free time I like to go shopping with my daughters   and go to the movies and go to the park with the family.

Sonia Parmar

My name is Sonia Parmar and I have been working at Tulip Kids Academy from April 2018. I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from University of Pune, India. I have also completed a certificate course in Montessori from India. After completing my certification, I worked as an assistant teacher in a preschool for 3 years in India. This experience really helped me grow as a person and fulfill my dream to become a preschool teacher. I got married to one of my close friends and we have a two-year-old son together. After coming to California I completed my certification in Early Childhood Education from De Anza College with 28 units. When I am not teaching I like to travel with my friends and family, dance and spend time with my little one. I hope I can bring in my experience, learning’s and add more to the already wonderful staff at Tulip Kids Academy.

Yesenia

My name is Ms. Yesi (Yesenia). I am a mother to two handsome boys. My family is from Puebla a city located southeast of Mexico City but I was born and Raised in California, Sunnyvale to be exact. I went to Medical Assisting School and got certified as a Medical Assistant. Worked in the field but after a few short months I realized that was not my calling. Although Tulip Kids Academy is my first official job working with kids, I have a lot of volunteer experience through my oldest son’s school and through my previous job as I got to do Tours with the Wonder years Preschool and other school. I am currently attending Mission College to get my Associates Degree in Child Development. I love working with children and getting to know each of their own personalities. In my free time I like to bake, go on hikes with my very energetic toddler, go on target runs, or simply stay home and enjoy a nice movie with my family. I am obsessed with the holidays, mainly Halloween and Christmas.

Saiswetha Gadhiraju

Hi my name is Saiswetha Gadhiraju. I am 28 years old and a mother of 17 months old son. I was born and brought up in Bengaluru a place in India. I did my bachelor’s in computer science and worked for few years in the field. I was married in 2016 and moved to California with my husband. After my son was born my life has changed. My priorities changed. My son was everything to me spending time with him was more precious for me. That’s when I realized my real happiness is with my kid. I used to spend time with him and other kids of his age. Eventually I liked being with kids and chose a job where I can spend time with kids. This is my first job as a teacher and I would like to continue in this field forever. In my free time I like to spend time with my family.

Maria Cruz

My name is Maria Cruz I am the oldest out of my six sisters and 1 brother. I was born in beautiful Mexico City when I was only two my parents migrated to America where I was raised most of life in the bay area. I was going to evergreen college to pursue my dream of nursing I got accepted into nursing school but after attending a few short months I realized that nursing was not my calling. Although Tulip Kids Academy is my first job working with kids besides babysitting and doing some nanny jobs, I also volunteer in the big sister program where I knew what my true calling was. I will be attending Mission college in the spring to keep working on my child development Degree. In my free time I like to spend time with my family and friends, baking different pastries, or just simply taking long naps when possible.

Meenakshi Rampalli

Hi my name is Meenakshi Rampalli, I am from beautiful place called India. I hold my Bachelors Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from India. I have 3 years of experience in working in IT industry as a software engineer. When I moved to USA and got opportunity to start my career here, I thought of going back to what I love to do the most i.e. spending time with kids and teaching them. So, I decided to do my Early Childhood Education and look for fun opportunities to grow my knowledge and help kids with their needs. Before joining Tulip, I worked in a Montessori for 15 months and left the job to deliver my baby. Now I am with this wonderful family called Tulip kids with my handsome kid who is in infants’ class.

I love learning languages and still now managed to learn 4 languages i.e. English, Hindi, Telugu and Tamil. I enjoy dancing and making arts. I am glad to work with Tulips and hope to help all my kids with the need to have then a wonderful childhood and life ahead.

Nandhini Rajaraman

My name is Nandhini Rajaraman. I’m from Chennai, India . I graduated with Bachelors in Engineering in Electronics and communication. One of my major joys has been watching my 5 year old daughter learn and grow and inspired me to take a step into Children’s education and learning. I enjoy imparting knowledge with kids. I also have patience to listen, curiosity to learn that motivated me to choose this field. I also believe care and love in early stage will make their life successful. I have tremendously enjoyed my initial few weeks and look forward to learning, growing and contributing to Tulip kids.

I Love to travel and listen to music and dance .

Sumanjeet Kour

My name is Sumanjeet Kour (Sumi). I  was born in India .I am a mother of handsome kid Sangat who is currently in Juniors class .I have done my bachelors from Jammu University and a Master’s from IGNOU. I have more than 4 years of experience in teaching in India.  After my son was born, I decided to return to my first love Teaching. I wanted to become a Teacher because I enjoy imparting knowledge and nourishing kids. My mom always said I have a gift of compassion about teaching. Kids do love to listen to me as they feel comforted. School is very important in a child’s life and I try to make their experience well with me. I will help find their dreams and strengths. I love to travel, listen to music and dance and I love Tulip.

Mai Nguyen

My name is Mai Nguyen. I was born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I have done my Early Childhood Education AS Degree, Associate Teacher (certificate). This is my dream job when I was in high school. But I didn’t have a change to become a teacher in my country. I had over 10 years’ experience as an Assistant Manager office. When I moved to the United States, I thought that I have to go back to the school and get an associate teacher degree. Although, this time was so hard while I went full time in the school, and I was a single mom. But I never stop because I know that when I go back to the college. It will help me to get a good job. My goal is to teach and care for children in a day-care setting. My three years of professional babysitting along with my education have prepared me well for the role. I am extremely patient and have a terrific personality. Children respond very well to me and I enjoy caring for them and designing educational playtime activities. I understand children can be messy and know that that is part of their learning process. I would love to come on board with new place, and I am very excited about the job.