Children's Discovery Center Central Staff!
Keiko has been working at CDC since 2012. She was born and raised in Japan. She obtained her first bachelor's degree in Graphic Design at Osaka University of Arts. After moving to San Francisco to study English, she started volunteering at a preschool and her interest in studying child development grew. She moved to Austin and obtained her second bachelor's degree in Child & Family Development at Texas State University in 2011. She loves cooking, creating artwork, sewing as her hobbies.
Jessie began her career in early childhood education teaching English as a Second Language at Joy English School in Taipei, Taiwan. There, she became lead teacher and was responsible for overseeing the operations of the school. After moving to Austin, she began teaching at the Asian American Cultural Center, where she spent 6 years as the lead teacher at the Magic Dragon Preschool. Jessie holds a CDA Credential and has completed The Children’s Learning Institute’s teacher training program.