Marisol has been part of OPFS since the beginning. She has many years of experience working with all ages. She likes to help her own 4 year old daughter, Alicia, and other children explore their environment in fun and messy ways. She is a big animal lover and always teaches the children about respecting all living creatures big and small. She is excited to be a part of each child’s journey and loves to see them grow. She and Alicia moved into the Cicero area in early 2020.
Lisett has been in the early education field for 7 years and very much loves teaching children, communicating with caregivers and getting to know families. She hopes to bring lots of love and exciting new experiences to OPFS. Excited to be here, she also can't wait to reach milestones alongside the children. She is bilingual and integrates Spanish in the classroom. Mrs. Lisett is very easy going, always willing to help however she can and communicates as transparently as possible, please don't hesitate to come to her with any issue.
My name is Lilia Perez and I like animals. I currently have an 8 month old kitten named Gabby. I also enjoy playing card games with my family.
Tatiana graduated with an Associate degree in Preschool Education and has over 13 years of experience. She strongly believes that every student learns and develops at their own pace. As a Teacher of a diverse, inclusive and culture-sensitive classroom, her priority is to treat and teach every student individually according to their individual developmental needs, interests, culture and home language. She is always looking to improve and grow her professional skills and looks forward to further developing relationships at OPFS and working on advocating for our community of learners.
My name is Blanca, I have 5 children of my own 3 girls and 2 boys. I’m a big Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs fan. I love to draw and overall I love art. I started working with children in high school in a Early Childhood class I took, and I worked as a summer camp counselor as well as a teenager. I will have 18 years of experience in childcare/daycare settings. I have credentials in Early Childhood Education as well as in massage therapy. I have worked with children ages 6 weeks old to school age children. My true passion is working with children of the age of 2, it’s a fun and adventurous age. I’m excited to be a part of OPFS family and can’t wait to engage with everyone.
Laeny has been working with children for 3 1/2 years and enjoys every second of it. In her free time she likes to draw, write, listen to music, play video games and go shopping. Laeny has been working with our Maple room team since 2021.
Iduvina is a loving parent and grandparent. She even shares a workplace and a classroom with family! Idu is also a loving teacher. She is patient, sees and empowers the children and is always making someone laugh. She also enjoys cooking