PEEC Lead Teachers

Meet the Lead Teachers

Charlene Vasquez

Charlene Vasquez, lead pre-school teacher at Pillsbury Early Education Center

For over 20 years Charlene Vasquez has been preparing children for kindergarten, supporting parents, and helping families make sure every child's unique assets are discovered, challenged, and accepted. Ms. Charlene has served several generations of children, many of them coming back to visit her and reminiscing of their times at the center. Ms. Charlene holds a Child Development Associates Degree (CDA) from the MN Center for Professional Development, Metropolitan State University.

 

Soraida Barreno

Soraida Barreno, Lead Toddler Teacher at Pillsbury Early Education Center

Lead Toddler Teacher, Soraida Barreno has been supporting the educational development of Pillsbury House + Theatre's youngest participants for over ten years.  Ms. Barreno teaches both English and Spanish in her toddler classroom, and helps students start preparing for kindergarten early through an arts-integrated Creative Curriculum. Ms. Barreno holds a Child Development Associates Degree (CDA) from the MN Center for Professional Development, Metropolitan State University.