Meet the Team

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Jill McGraw Lindeman

Founder & Executive Director

Credential Held: Child Development Program Director

Education: 

 California State University - East Bay

Master of Science

Educational Leadership for Equity

The Pennsylvania State University

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration

Los Rios Community Colleges:

Early Childhood Education coursework

In Child Development Field: since 1993

At Mather Preschool: since 1993

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. 

Margaret Mead

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Erwina Pascual Golamco

Enrollment Director

Credential Held: Child Development Site Supervisor

Education:

De La Salle University, Philippines:

Graduate Studies in Child Development

 Assumption College, Philippines:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing

Cosumnes River College:

 Early Childhood Education coursework

In Child Development Field: since 1998

At Mather Preschool: since 2003

Bilingual: Tagalog

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift...that is why it is called the present.

-Master Oogway from Kung Fu Panda

Program Directors

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Zero-to-Three

Tracie Ha

Credential Held: 

Child Development Site Supervisor 

Education:

-San Jose City College

Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education

-Los Rios CCs and Brandman University

Continuing Education

In Child Development Field: Since 1991

At Mather Preschool: Since 2008

Bilingual: Vietnamese

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Cecilia Molina

Full-Day Preschool

Credential Held:

Child Development Site Supervisor 

Education:

-Cosumnes River College

Associate of Arts Degree in Child Development

In Child Development Field: since 1996

At Mather Preschool : since 1996

Bilingual: Spanish

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.

-Buckminster Fuller

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State Preschool

& Club Mather

Maie Soloman

Credential Held: 

Child Development Site Supervisor 

Education:

-Higher Institute of Tourism and Hotels, Egypt Bachelor Degree in Tourism and Hospitality

-California community Colleges

Early Childhood Education coursework

In Child Development Field: since 2003

 

At Mather Preschool: since 2018

Bilingual: Arabic

Every child needs at least one adult who is irrationally crazy about them.

-Urie Bronfrenbrenner

Infant/Toddler Teachers

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Sandra Leite
 

Infant/Toddler Teacher

Credential Held:

Child Development Site Supervisor Permit

Education:

- Centro Universitario Anhanguera de Campo Grande, Brazil

Bachelor of Pedagogy (Methods of Teaching)

Skyline College, San Bruno, CA

Early Childhood Education coursework

In Child Development Field: since 2013

At Mather Preschool: Since 2019

Trilingual: English, Spanish, and Portugese

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Yuliya Volkovas

Credential Held:

 

Education: 

-American River College

Early Childhood Education Coursework

In Child Development Field: since 2005 

At Mather Preschool: Since 2020 

Bilingual: Russian

Infant/Toddler Teacher

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Infant/Toddler Teacher

Eiam O'Brien

Credential Held:

Education:

In Child Development Field:  since 

At Mather Preschool: since 2022

Early Preschool Teachers

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Vivian Huynh

Full-Day Preschool

Credential Held: 

Child Development Teacher Permit

Education: 

Cosumnes River College

Associate of Arts in child Development

In Child Development Field: since 1991

At Mather Preschool: since 2019

Bilingual: Vietnamese

It's doesn't matter how slow you go as long as you don't stop.

- Confucius

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Full Day Preschool

Maisie Khang

Credential Held:

Child Development Site Supervisor Permit 

Education: 

California State University, Sacramento, CA

Bachelor of Arts in Child Development

In Child Development Field: 2017

At Mather Preschool: since 2020

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Kate Alloway

Early Preschool Teacher

Credential Held:

Education:

In Child Development Field: since 

At Mather Preschool: Since 2022

Preschool Teachers

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Jovelyn Hildebrandt

State Preschool & Club Mather School-Age

Credential Held:

Child Development Site Supervisor Permit

                         Education:                       

 Cebu Technological University, Philippines

Bachelor of Elementary Education

Sacramento City College

Early Childhood Education Coursework

In Child Development Field: since 2017

At Mather Preschool : since 2017

Bilingual: Tagalog

     Tell me and I forget,     

  teach me and I may remember,     involve me and I learn.

- XunKuang, Confucian Philosopher

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State Preschool & Club Mather School-Age

Ghao Vang

Credential Held:

Child Development Site Supervisor Permit

Education:

California State University, Sacramento

Bachelor of Arts in Child Development

In Child Development Field:  since 2017

At Mather Preschool: since 2020

Bilingual: Hmong

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Vivian Huynh

Full Day Preschool

Credential Held:

                         Education:                       

 

In Child Development Field: since 

At Mather Preschool : since 

Bilingual: 

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Maisie Khang

Full Day Preschool

Credential Held:

Child Development Site Supervisor Permit

Education:

In Child Development Field:  since 

At Mather Preschool: since 2020

Bilingual: 

Club Mather

School Age

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Jovelyn Hildebrandt

State Preschool & Club Mather School-Age

Credential Held:

Child Development Site Supervisor Permit

                         Education:                       

 Cebu Technological University, Philippines

Bachelor of Elementary Education

Sacramento City College

Early Childhood Education Coursework

In Child Development Field: since 2017

At Mather Preschool : since 2017

Bilingual: Tagalog

     Tell me and I forget,     

  teach me and I may remember,     involve me and I learn.

- XunKuang, Confucian Philosopher

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Ghao Vang

State Preschool & Club Mather School-Age

Credential Held:

Child Development Site Supervisor Permit

Education:

California State University, Sacramento

Bachelor of Arts in Child Development

In Child Development Field:  since 2017

At Mather Preschool: since 2020

Bilingual: Hmong

Support Staff

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Marie Rousseau

School Secretary

Education: 

California State University, Humboldt

Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology

American River College

Associate of Science in Accounting

American River College

Associate of Science in Veterinary Technology

In Child Development Field: since 2000

At Mather Preschool: since 2020

Bilingual: French

Change the world with your smile but                don't let the world

change your smile.

-Unknown

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Maria Cernomorcenco

Custodian

In Child Development Field: since 2017 

At Mather Preschool: since 2017

Trilingual: English, Russian & Ukranian

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Yoon Saechow

Chef

Education: 

International Culinary School at

The Art Institute of Sacramento

Associate of Science, Culinary Arts

In Child Development Field: since 2018

At Mather Preschool: since 2018

Bilingual: Mien