Ann Karns (Ms. K.)
Ann has been the Director of CC since 2005 and the proud owner since 2015. She is a San Mateo native with a Bachelor’s degree from Notre Dame de Namur University and also holds a California Teaching Credential. Ann loves teaching kids new things and that’s what keeps her young at heart!
Andrea is a UC Berkeley graduate with a degree in Social Welfare. This is Andrea's 3rd year as our kindergarten teacher. She previously worked with the kindergarten group as a teacher's aide. She enjoys watching her students learn, discover and interact with the world around them. In her spare time Andrea loves watching movies and hiking with her dog, Tebow
2nd grade Teacher
Tracy has her ECE certification and has been a teacher at Curiosity Corner working with different grade levels on/off since 1999. She is a native of Belmont and, in fact, her family has lived in Belmont over 80 years. She is happy that she can work in the community where she grew up. Tracy is a true sports fanatic, loves camping, the beach, reading, travel and most of all, working with kids!
2nd Grade Teacher's AideThis is Nicole's 3rd year with the CC team. She's currently attending Canada College majoring in Early Childhood Education. After she finishes school she would love to become an elementary school teacher. If she has free time, Nicole loves to shop, eat, or just enjoy the company of her friends and family.
1st grade Teacher
Kim graduated from SFSU with a degree in Kinesiology. She has worked at CC since 2007! In her free time she enjoys painting, photography, hiking with her dogs and attending sporting events. She also enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for earth and human sciences, astronomy, and history with her students.
3rd/4th/5th grade Teacher
Sandra has been working at CC since 2008 mostly with the “big kid” group grades 3-5. She was previously at the Kollage Community School for the Arts in Belmont as a pre-school teacher. She was also a co-director and taught summer art camps for elementary school students. Her true passion is working with children to guide their creative learning through art. In her spare time, she loves dancing, music, the beach, and spending time with family and friends.
Kindergarten Teacher's Aide
This will be Lauren’s 4th year with CC.
She is also from San Mateo and is currently attending the College of San Mateo, majoring in nursing. She plans to transfer to Cal State University at Long Beach and become an oncology nurse. Lauren enjoys working with others and spending time with family and friends. She is a HUGE San Francisco 49er and Giants fan.
3rd/4th/5th grade Teacher
This is Zoe's second year with CC. She originally hails from Upstate New York and is from a family of ten children with thirteen nieces and nephews --currently ;)
Zoe has worn many hats in her career including Abstract Artist! She really enjoys teaching art projects with the kids at CC.
Kindergarten & 1st grade Teacher's Aide
Danielle is in her 2nd year at SF State with a major in Political Science. She has been working with kids for about 7 years. Danielle loves the SJ Sharks and is a huge Disney fan. She enjoys the beach, traveling and is a huge animal lover!