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Vladimir Del La Roque

Marisella Ills

Four-Year-Old Teacher

Ms. Marisela has a bachelor’s degree in accounting but grew an interest for the classroom when she moved to Miami and started doing volunteer work at a preschool.  She has taught toddlers through school age children during her 19 years in the classroom.  This is her 2nd year as a four-year-old teacher at our center.   In her free time, she enjoys going to live concerts with her husband and two grown sons.   

Yaima Simon

Director​

Ms. Yaima has been the director at Springview Academy of Hialeah since it opened its doors in 2015.  Prior to being a director, she was an Early Childhood educator for 15 years.  Ms. Yaima’s friendly personality and ties to the community has helped Springview Academy grow significantly.  She has 2 teenage daughters and loves to dance and relax at the beach.

Maria Martinez

Administrative Assistant

Ms. Maria is the cheerful face that greets students and parents every morning. She has a degree in Psychology and specialized in Child Psychology prior to working at our center. Her professionalism and great organization skills are a value to Springview Academy of Hialeah. She is married and loves to dance, sing and try new foods.

Maria Rodriguez

Infant Teacher

Ms. Maria has been an infant teacher for over 20 years. Parents lovingly refer to her as “grandma” because of her extensive early childhood experience and loving demeanor. Ms. Maria is married and has 4 daughters, 2 of who are also teachers. She likes spending her weekends babysitting her 6 grandkids.

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Saily Chavez

Infant Teacher Assistant

This is Ms. Saily’s first year at Springview Academy. She was hired after she volunteered at our center while she was completing her Child Development Associates program. She loves working with kids but loves to spend her day in the infant classroom. Ms. Saily likes to go the beach and take naps with her 6-year-old son.

Sonia Gonzalez

Toddler Teacher

Ms. Sonia has been in the Early Childhood field for 14 years and at Springview Academy of Hialeah since its opening in 2015. She studied accounting but always had a fondness for kids. She has a daughter who is also studying to be an early childhood teacher and a granddaughter who attends Springview Academy of Hialeah.

Caridad Rodriguez

Two-Year-Old Teacher

Caridad Rodriguez is known to all her students as “Ms. Marita”. She followed in her mom’s footsteps and went into the childcare field where she has been a two-year-old teacher for 18 years. Ms. Marita has been at our center for 4 years. She is the mom to a boy and girl and likes spending time at home playing with them.

Yaremis Vega

Three-Year-Old Teacher

Although Ms. Yaremis has been with Springview Academy since 2018 she has been an early childhood educator for 9 years. She says her favorite part of her job is listening to her 3-year-old students tell stories. She is married with 2 children, on of whom attends Springview Academy of Hialeah.

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Marisela Ills

Four-Year-Old Teacher

Ms. Marisela has a bachelor’s degree in accounting but grew an interest for the classroom when she moved to Miami and started doing volunteer work at a preschool. She has taught toddlers through school age children during her 19 years in the classroom. This is her 2nd year as a four-year-old teacher at our center. In her free time, she enjoys going to live concerts with her husband and two grown sons.

Terri Valdez

VPK Teacher

Ms. Terri started her career in the medical field but always had a passion for children. After 11 years as a teacher she joined Springview Academy of Hialeah in 2018. Ms. Terri’s calm and creative personality is an asset to her students and our center. She enjoys reading non-fiction novels and spending time with her husband and two children.

Elizabeth Dominguez

Floater

Ms. Elizabeth started her career in Early Childhood as a volunteer at Springview Academy of Hialeah in 2017. She transitioned into a fulltime position a year later where she assists in the kitchen, office and all the classrooms. Ms. Elizabeth is married with 2 boys. She likes to spend her time cycling and playing with her two granddaughters.

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