Headmistress

Vanessa Corrales

My name is Vanessa Corrales Sauma, I have been part of the Saint Gregory faculty since 2011. Which means this is my eighth year working in this institution. Currently I’m the Preschool director, but my first years of experience I obtained working as a teacher. Before working in Saint Gregory I worked two years with children that where under two years. Once I entered SGS, I became the teacher for the levels of Pre-k And Kindergarten, and at the same time I had an administrative position.

I have a Bachelor in Preschool Education and a Licenciatura in Bilingual Preschool at the Universidad Latina of Costa Rica. I love education, since I consider it as the most important pillar in a person’s life.

Preschool

Daniela Cartín

My name is Daniela Cartín. I have worked with kids for six years and this is my second year working in Saint Gregory. I finished my studies in 2015 specializing in Preschool. I love my job and kids, working with them each day fills me with joy.

Preschool

Camila López

My name is Camila López and I´m studying to be a Preschool teacher at the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica. I´m currently taking my fifth quarter and I feel happy to have the opportunity to work and gain experience at the same time. This is my first year working at Saint Gregory School and it has been a gratifying experience.

Preschool

Carolina Meza

My name is Carolina Meza, so far this is my seventh year working in Saint Gregory School, nonetheless I have 10 years working with Preschool children. I finished my Licenciatura in the University Católica of Costa Rica and I have a masters in the Universidad Latina.

Preschool

María José Arroyo

My name is María José Arroyo, this is my first year in Saint Gregory, I have worked previously as a tourist guide in Magmática and I have taught English in the Centro Cultural. I am now studying ESL in the University Hispanoamericana. Working with children is one of the most gratifying experiences a person can have.

Preschool

Nicole Sibaja

My name is Nicole Sibaja and I’m currently studying bilingual preschool at the Universidad Latina of Costa Rica. This is my first year working in Saint Gregory School as an assistant. I like to work with children and I learn so much from them every day.

Preschool

Mariell Pineda

My name is Mariell Pineda Alvarez and i have eight years of experience in education, six of those years have been dedicated working in Saint Gregory. Some years ago I finished my studies in preschool education at the Universidad Latina, but I’m always willing to learn more.

Preschool

Tamara Salgado

My name is Tamara Salgado, and this is my second year working in Saint Gregory. My first year I worked as a Preparatory assistant and this year as a Nursery Assistant. I have a Bachelors in Speech Therapy and currently I’m finishing my Licenciatura in the Universidad Santa Paula.

Preschool

Verónica Mora

My name is Verónica Mora and I have worked in Saint Gregory since 2011. I have worked three years in Heredia, but since I live closer to this sector I moved to Saint Gregory. I have a Bachelors in Pedagogy with emphasis in Preschool education at the Universidad Nacional of Heredia.

Preschool

Joselyn Méndez

My name is Joselyn Méndez, this is my second year working in Saint Gregory, but in total I have 5 years working as a preschool assistant. Currently I’m finishing my career in ESL. I’m a very active person and love to help others giving my 100%.

Preschool

Edith Sánchez

My name is Edith Sánchez Gutiérrez. I have five years working in Saint Gregory and six years in total of experience working with Preschool children. I finished my studies in the Universidad Latina and I plan to keep on growing as a professional.

Preschool

Darline Campos

My name is Darline Campos Farrier, I am 27 years young and love to work with children. Since young I knew I wanted to teach and my dream came true when I graduated from the USA as an EFL and ESL teacher. Three years ago I had the privilege of working in this school which reaffirmed that my love and passion is for the children.

Preschool

Alejandra Espinoza

My name is Alejandra Espinoza and this is my second year working in Saint Gregory. Currently I’m working as Preparatory assistant and last year as a kinder assistant. I have a Bachelor in Speech therapy and currently I’m working on my Licenciatura in the Universidad Santa Paula.

Preschool

Francinny Naranjo

My name is Francinny Naranjo and this is my fifth year working in Saint Gregory School. I have three years working in Preparatory and before that I worked with Kinder and Pre-k for one year each. Also I had the opportunity of working with Toddlers and Nursery one year and also was in charge of the Afterschool program.  I have Bachelors in Preschool Bilingual Education and I have a Tech in Early Stimulation. Working with children is my passion and I hope I can do it for many more years.

Preschool

Raquel Rivera

My name is Raquel Leandro and I am Philosophy graduate from the Universidad de Costa Rica. I have four years of experience working with all ages. This is my first year working in Saint Gregory School. I like to teach because it’s really rewarding to fill their minds with knowledge and reinforcing their abilities.

Preschool

Corie Urrego

My name is Cory Urrego Burgos and this is my second year working in Saint Gregory School. I finished my studies in 2016 at the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica. I have a Masters in the Montessori Philosophy, which I obtained in the Kenesaw University, Georgia. My vocation towards education inspires me every day to give my best and to give all my love to the kids. Teaching with our example is teaching from the heart.

Preschool

Melissa Mora

My name is Melissa Mora Solís and I´m 22 years old. I have worked as a Preschool teacher since 2016. I describe myself as a creative and outgoing person. I´m always ready learn from new experiences and to be constantly improving. At 2016 I was hired on a school for the first time. There, I was the headteacher of a Prekinder and a Kinder level. In 2017 I worked in the same place, as the headteacher of a Kinder group. Besides, I was the English teacher of the whole school.

Preschool

Karla Morales

I´m a very attentive and proactive person. Giving an extra mile is one of my priorities. I consider myself as a lovely and caring teacher; I like to play with my students, inspire them to be creative and help them to feel they are on a happy place. I also think that it´s important to make a balance between, love, fun, limits and discipline.  I´ve been working for three years with kids of all ages.  This is my first year working at SGS, I´m really excited to live this huge opportunity.

Preschool

Marianna Saborío

I live in Guachipelín de Escazú and I´m 25 years old. I´ve been working with Preschool kids for four years. Throughout this time, I´ve realized that kids learn from us, but we are also constantly learning new things from them. In Preschool, every day is different, sometimes we have to change the routine, but this is what makes absolutely amazing to be part of their lives.