Xochitl Salcido is the founder and creative mind behind Kids Korner Explorers. She is passionate about creating a safe and kind space where children can explore, build community and love of learning.
She received BS in Human Development/Education from San Diego State University with a speciality in Early Childhood Education .
Xochitl comes with over 18 years of experience working with babies to adolescents, in various educational settings and roles, from Lead Teacher to Mentor to Private Tutor and currently her favorite role, homeschooling Mama to her 7 year old son.
Xochitl is inspired by the philosophy of Reggio Emilia, a child-centered approach to learning. She views children as naturally curious, capable and competent learners. She facilities educational opportunities to explore, investigate, build emotional intelligence and seek answers to relevant questions. By facilitating learning through a play-based approach, she believes it empowers young children to be creative and grow into critical thinkers.
Ms. Xochitl leads the K-2 classes and Preschool classes.
Ms. Aless is passionate about working with children, homeschooling, but most of all she loves being Mom. She comes with years of experience in the classroom with a specialty in SPED.
She believes if you ask the right question and allow children to explore through play there are no limits to what a child can achieve.
Ms. Aless will be co- teaching the K-2 class.
Ms. Gabriela has been trailblazing the field of Early Childhood Education since 2006. She holds a BA in Early Childhood Education and an MA in Education with a specialization in Early Childhood Education.
She believes each child should be treated as a unique individual, that needs a loving, caring and secure environment.
Her passion is to help children meet their fullest potential by facilitating a safe environment where they can explore, discover and take risks.
Ms. Gabriela feels strongly about letting children express themselves and nurturing their ideas. She believes all children are capable beings and they deserve a chance to show us just how wonderful they truly are.
Ms. Gabriela will be co-teaching with Ms. Xochitl, a Reggio inspired Preschool Enrichment Class.