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Lisa  Cunningham
Preschool Director
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I earned my Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Yuba College.

I hold a Child Development Site Supervisor's Permit from the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

I am currently attending Montessori Northwest's introductory training courses.


I began my Early Education career as a teacher at a private preschool in Plumas County. 1988-1992

I owned and operated a Family Day Care in my home in Yuba County.  1993 to 1995

I worked as an instructional assistant with Marysville Joint Unified School District.  1997-2000

I was the head teacher and site supervisor at Yuba Feather State Preschool. 2000-2016

     During this time I also worked as a curriculum advisor and professional development advisor to the Family Resource Center in the town of Challenge, Yuba County.  I was also a member of the curriculum development team for MJUSD's Child Development Program.

I worked as a mentor/coach for Shasta County Office of Education when they launched QRIS, now known as Quality Counts. I was trained as a CLASS and ECERS observer/rater. 2016

I joined the Oak Run Elementary School in August 2018 as Preschool Teacher and Director. I completed my basic Intro to Montessori training in December 2018.



I have lived in small mountain communities most of my adult life. I enjoy hiking, kayaking, snowshoeing and camping. I also enjoy reading, researching family history, and making wonderful memories with my family and friends. I am married with two grown children and one grand-daughter.