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Buena Vista Child Care's staff is made of a hardworking individuals that reflect the diversity of our community.
Executive Director Sheri has worked in education for over 40 years. As a mother of three children who graduated from Spanish Immersion classrooms in San Francisco, she sees the value of second language learning. Her experience has inspired her to develop a Spanish immersion summer camp. Sheri has been the Executive Director of BVCC since 1985 and is now phasing into retirement
Executive Director of Program Rochelle started working with BVCC as a junior counselor, became a lead teacher and is now the program director. From 2012-2014 she lived in El Salvador, teaching English to local youth. She love spending her spare time with her nephews, going to beaches in El Salvador with family and exploring the world!
Executive Director of Administration *in training* Judy has been apart of the BVCC community as a parent and a board member for 15 years. She's worked for SFUSD for the past 19 years and is currently in training to become our Executive Director of Administration.
Site Coordinator Isabelle started at BVCC as an undergraduate student at San Francisco State University, studying child development with a focus in policy and advocacy. Isabelle is a teacher for the middle school cohort while also working as the Site Coordinator. At BVCC, she strives to provide our middle school youth with an environment where they can grow, build skills, and co-learn.
Operations Manager Francisco Alfaro has been with BVCC for over 10 years. "Mr. Pico" is a teacher for 4th and 5th grade students for the after-school program and is the operations manager during the summer program.
K-1st Grade Teacher Karina started as an undergraduate student studying child development with a focus in school-aged children at San Francisco State University. She is currently pursuing a masters degree in education counseling at San Jose State University. Karina enjoys working with children and hopes for a career in counseling.
K-1st Grade Teacher Aby is a BVCC alumni and began volunteering during her freshman year of high school. In the summer of 2017, she discovered her passion for working with the youth and wanting to make a better world for them. She soon moved up as a teacher's assistant every summer since 2018. This coming Fall she will start as a freshman at San Francisco State University studying Psychology with a focus in Children's and Teen's Mental Health
2nd-3rd Grade Teacher
2nd-3rd Grade Teacher
4th-5th Grade Teacher Joanna is a Mission native and BVCC alumni. She is currently studying at City College and enjoys giving back to her community.
4th-5th Grade Teacher
Middle School Teacher
Middle School Teacher Brandon graduated from St. Peter's in 2015 and has worked with BVCC summer camps since 2017. He is now working towards a degree in Computer Science.
Staff - Operations Dane is a BVCC alumni and local San Franciscan
BVCC Staff / Teacher
BVCC Staff / Teacher Daaliah is a Mission District native and BVCC alumni