WELCOME TO OUR STAFF'S CORNER
Buena Vista Child Care's staff is made of a hardworking individuals that reflect the diversity of our community.
Executive Founder 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 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.
Middle School Teacher Hello! I am one of the middle school teachers at BVCC. I was born in San Francisco but primarily grew up in the East Bay. I am currently pursuing a degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences and hope to continue working with the youth. In my free time, I love being outdoors and spending time with my friends and family.
Kinder/First Grade Teacher Assistant
BVCC Staff / Teacher
Third Grade Teacher My name is Zizi (Aziza) Hayes. I grew up in San Francisco. I attended Buena Vista for elementary school, as well as BVCC as a kid and have many fond memories from after school and Summer camp! I graduated with a BA in psychology from UC Santa Cruz. I am currently a BVCC teacher for the 3rd grade class!
2nd-3rd Grade Teacher Hi I am Ben Sheiner BVCC alumni and staff for a few years. Currently enrolled at Sonoma State university in my final year studying political science. BVCC means the world to me and getting to work here is a privilege I am grateful for everyday.
Fourth Grade Teacher Hey! My name is Ms. Camille and I work with the 4th grade class at BVCC. I enjoy art and will be attending CCSF in the coming fall.
Staff - Operations Dane is a BVCC alumni and local San Franciscan
Third Grade Teacher
Kinder/First Teacher Assistant & House Parent
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.
4th-5th Grade Teacher My name Is Joanna and I have been working with BVCC since 2019! I have been part of BVCC since I was at Buena Vista Elementary School and attended St. Peter's during my middle school. Coming back to this environment and working with a lot of individuals that have seen me grow up, brings back a lot of love and nostalgia. Currently, I am a student at CCSF and trying to get my Certificate in Diagnostics Medical Imaging (also known as Sonography).
Middle School Teacher
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.
Marketing/Social Media and Web Designer
Administrative Assistant I am the Administrative Assistant here at Buena Vista Child Care. I attended St. Peter’s School from 7th to 8th Grade. I graduated from Sonoma State University in 2021 & I’m currently completing my Masters degree in Forensic Psychology at Holy Names University. I love reading, writing and watching movies!
Third Grade Teacher Assistant
Fifth Grade Teacher
Kinder/First Grade Teacher
Second Grade Teacher