The team

Teacher Pam (Andal-Tira)

graduated Cum Laude in Psychology from Assumption College, San Lorenzo. She also has Special Training in Early Childhood Education at De La Salle University, Taft Manila. She was also part of the faculty of Assumption College teaching future preschool teachers and has completed her academic requirements in her master’s degree in early childhood education from Assumption College Graduate School. She has been a Toddler Class Head Teacher and administrator for 10 years in Family Partners Learning Center. Currently, she is the Managing and Curriculum Director of Cornerstone Online Playground and teaches the Amazing Threes Class. She conducts teacher-training and yaya-training sessions on creativity, discipline, and classroom management. She also leads different playgroups for elite families within Metro Manila and teaches Art classes to young children. Currently, she trains Sunday school teachers at GCF Makati and is a Sunday school teacher herself. She also trains teachers at Union Church of Manila Foundation on more progressive approaches to classroom management and teaching, including online learning. The foundation sponsors underprivileged preschool-aged children from various areas in Metro Manila.

Teacher Boots (Paculan-Andal)

has a master’s degree in Family Life and Child Development from the University of the Philippines. She taught in Early Learning Center in Makati and was consultant for the St. Andrew Learning Center where she helped the administration move away from a strictly academic curriculum. She also taught English to high school students for five years in St. Scholastica’s College. She was managing director of Family Partners Learning Center for 10 years. She has also written for Metro Working Mom and is a mom herself. She is also a facilitator/instructor for John Robert Powers teaching mostly kids and preteens. She also conducts communication and leadership training seminars for various companies and educational institutions.

Our team is completed by other dynamic teachers who share our love and respect for children as well as our passion for learning and are in various stages of completing advanced degrees in early childhood education and other education-related fields. Our staff is also CPR and first aid certified.