Our staff

The staff at Love & Learn

Julio and Sandi Valladares

Founders: Julio & Sandi Valladares

Love & Learn Nursery School was founded by our school director, Sandi Valladares and her husband, Julio Valladares. Our program first opened it’s doors in 1981 and has been apart of the San francisco community ever since.


Director: Sandi Valladares

  • Director at Love & Learn for 30 years, who has CPR training and is a certified teacher

Assistant Director: Zaida Valladares

  • Bio: Certified teacher at Love & Learn for 28 years and has CPR training

Teacher: Rosa Gonzales

  • Bio: Teacher at Love & Learn for 20 years and is trained in CPR and First Aid

Teaching Assistant: Monica Agular

  • Bio: Currently taking classes to become a certified teacher. Trained in CPR & First Aid

School Cook: Rosita Castro