Victoria Jones is first and foremost a mother and friend of young people. She thoroughly enjoys inspiring, guiding, and having a good time with all. As a native San Diegan, she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of San Diego and earned her Masters in Educational Leadership from National University. As she enters her 13th year in education, her favorite, most prized reason for teaching is the opportunity to ignite a love for learning and growing in each of her students! During her free time, you’ll find her at the beach, hiking, or biking.
Debin Dudum is a San Diego native and this will be her eighth year teaching. Debin has worked with infants/toddlers through middle schoolers. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development from San Francisco State University and earned her Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential and Masters in Education from Loyola Marymount University. Debin enjoys learning from all of her students and appreciates each child’s uniqueness, especially through art! In her free time Debin loves going to the beach, traveling, and spending time with her husband and son!
Eileen Alpenia has taught for more than 20 years, and has worked with all ages from preschool through high school in various settings. She earned a multiple subjects teaching credential from Chapman University and taught in San Diego Unified School District and South Bay Union School District. She then earned a Montessori certification for the primary years from the Montessori Teacher Training Center of Northern California. EIleen especially enjoys early literacy, and watching her students become readers and writers. In her free time, Eileen enjoys the beach and being outdoors with her husband and two children.
Bristyl Garvin is the Founder and Director of The Treehouse Academy. She first discovered her love of teaching while volunteering at an orphanage in Amman, Jordan. As a mother of five, Bristyl cherishes each child’s unique gifts, and believes education should honor individuality. Bristyl has a love for the arts, cooking, and gardening–but her calling in life is teaching and nurturing children with love and kindness.