Red Room Teachers
Nisha studied Early Childhood Education at Contra Costa College and has been teaching at BHNS for 18 years.
Nancy has an undergraduate degree from UC Santa Barbara and is in her third year teaching at BHNS.
Roberta is from Rome, Italy, and has been a preschool teacher for the past six years. She has also been a behavioral therapist and a social worker. She is new this year to the BHNS staff.
Blue Room Teachers
Tammy attended BHNS in the 70's when it was a co-op, and went on to an undergraduate degree in math from UC Davis, followed by a graduate degree in economics from UC Berkeley. She returned to BHNS as a teacher in 2008 after several years teaching economics at UC Berkeley.
Lizzie has an undergraduate degree in Communications from California Lutheran and was a collegiate softball player. She is in her first year as an assistant teacher.
KATHLEEN BERLAND, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Kathleen turned her focus to the field of education after having studied Engineering at Santa Clara University and was inspired by the growth and development of her two children. While studying Early Childhood Education she was mentored by Terry Gillen, the former head of Berkeley Hills Nursery (with 35 years of tenure at BHNS) and taught in the Blue Room.