Kathleen Nani Agbisit | School Director
Teacher Kathy started her career at CCCC in 1995 and has proudly been with
the school for 18 years. She received her associate degree from Honolulu
Community College in Early Childhood Education in 1999. She started as an
aide, and worked her way up to become a lead teacher until she eventually
became the school director in 2006.
"The best part of my job- definitely the kids. Each day I'm reminded how precious life is, especially when you see it through the eyes of a child."
Maria Teresa Avellaneda
Teacher Tess has been at CCCC preschool for over 5 years. She is currently
the lead teacher for the 4-year old class. Her background in childhood
education includes teaching at Kadena Air Force Base Child Development
Center in Okinawa, Japan and at Hickam Air Force Base Child Development
"What I like best about my job is being with the children and getting lots of hugs and love."
Teacher 'Gelica, as the children calls her, has been at CCCC for a little over a
year. She gained experience in early childhood education having worked at
various churches, nurseries and childcare facilities. Her hobbies include
playing various musical instruments including piano and ukulele, singing,
"Best part of my job...the innocence, trust and love of the children. The rewards of making a difference in such an impressionable young life and enjoying seeing them grow as a result."
"Teacher Ms. Michelle"
Ms. Michelle first started as a teacher aide in 2004 and over time was offered
a lead teacher, a position she currently holds. She acquired her CDA
credentials from Honolulu Community College. She loves spending time with
her family, party planning and crafting.
"I enjoy working with families and seeing the children grow and develop characteristics that will make them the future leaders of America."
Teacher Cindy is one of the veteran teachers at Calvary Child Care Center
with over 14 years of service. To prepare for her career, she has completed
several Early Childhood Education courses. On her spare time, she enjoys
reading, listening to music, watching movies and doing crafts.
"Caring for the children is by far the best part of my job."
Initially as a volunteer, Grandma has been assisting with the school since
1997. She was later formally hired as a sub and afternoon aide in 2007.
"The best part of my job is spending time with the children, laughing, listening to stories, hugs and holding hands while walking around the playground helping the children to feel safe, secure and loved."