Loty joined KMS in 2006, supporting the Pumpkins in the KMS Preschool Program! She is also an essential component to the success of the De Colores Spanish Culture and Language Program under the direction of Maria Luna; by contributing her energy and knowledge she acquaints children with key concepts through conversation, song and play. Loty worked as a High School advisor for six years in her native Peru. She is currently completing her degree in Child Development at City College of San Francisco. Loty is the devoted mother of two children.
“I love the way KMS lets the children explore and choose, so that they can learn and discover new things on their own. I admire the teamwork and cooperation that exists between the teachers.”
Jette Dahingo, Head Preschool Teacher
Jette started working at KMS in 2015. She is a graduate of BS Child Development and Education from Miriam College, Philippines. For over ten years, she has taught all subjects in preschool and English in grade school. She has also worked as a preschool coordinator and assistant to the director, all in the Philippines. She just moved to the United States in 2014 and feels privileged to continue her teaching career at KMS.
Madhubanti “Moon” Bhattacharya, Preschool Teacher
Moon started working at KMS in 2017. She is an excellent communicator, bringing changes in the lives of many students. She models children’s futures and navigates them with the right guidance and moral support. She performs to the expectations of KMS and is a team player. Her education includes early childhood education and a masters in English. Her expertise ranges from brilliant interactions, strong command over three languages, and efficiency in technology.
Lea Lamzon, Preschool Teacher
Lea Lamzon started working at KMS in 2006. As a teacher originally from the Philippines, she has extensive experience working with children as a babysitter and in private schools. She is also a Certified Nursing Assistant.
“For as long as I can remember, I’ve always wanted to be a teacher. I enjoy being part of a team of people that shares the same passion for working with children, wonderful parents and a supportive staff.”
Yolanda Ancheta, Director of Infant/Toddler & Preschool Programs - Licensing
Yolanda Ancheta earned a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from the National Teachers College in Manila, Philippines, majoring in History and minoring in Library Science. She taught high school for seven years and two years as a part-time College instructor at the De Lasalle Univeristy – Manila. In 1993 she received her Certificate of Completion in early childhood education from the City College of San Francisco. Two years later Ancheta joined KMS in 1995 where she says she finds “inspiration and challenge” in her young students’ intelligence, eagerness, and curiosity.
“My goal is to provide a happy and successful beginning to the child’s learning experience away from the home, with the hope that such a beginning will have a lasting effect on that child’s future development.”