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Dedicated & Certified

A Gr8 Beginning Academy is a privately owned and operated Preschool. The Preschool is licensed by the State of California, and is annually inspected by the Department of Social Services.

All teachers in our Preschool program are trained in Early Childhood Education and Child Development. Each staff member is certified in CPR and first aid.

Meet the Team


Linda Johnson


Linda has always had a love for children and building them up for success in life. This is why she started A Gr8 Beginning Academy. From the beginning her goal has always been to provide a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment in which to promote each child’s mental, physical, social, and intellectual growth and development. Linda is best known for her patience and hard work with the students.


Claudia Moore


Claudia is a Southern California native that earned her degree in Early Childhood Education from Penn Foster. She recognized her passion for teaching at an early age and is known for her kind and gentle personality. Claudia takes great pride in her ability to work with each and every student at their own pace maximizing their educational experience.


Maria Ramos


Maria is a mother of two who received her degree in Early Childhood Education from Los Angeles Harbor College. Maria is driven by her philosophy of teaching in which she recognizes her responsibility to build the strongest foundation in her students for learning both today and tomorrow.

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