pammi2-150x150Pam Brabo

“Teacher Pammi” has been a teacher at the Children’s Cottage for over 30 years and was Director of the Daycare Program at our Coop for 14 years before becoming preschool Director.

Pam is an active participant in the California Council for Parent Participation Nursery Schools (CCPPNS) and has three times won their Teacher of the Year award (1995 , 2007 & 2011). She attends yearly conferences sponsored by CCPPNS which include professional development training in the areas of curriculum development, music, social and emotional development, art and board relations; and has helped to establish schedules and standards for the CCPPNS Marin County chapter.

As a mother of three grown children she epitomizes the best in early childhood education. She is well trained, experienced and caring, and intimately involved with each child in her care. She is the mainstay of our program for children and parents alike.

Pam has an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education.

Heidi Nettzrsz_heidi-150x150

“Teacher Heidi” is the Director of our aftercare program and has been with the Children’s Cottage for more than 8 years. Heidi has two beautiful children that are both proud alumni of the Children’s Cottage. Heidi and her family know first hand that children who come to the cottage learn to love school.

Heidi has been actively working with children and families for more than 26 years in various capacities from children who are under the custody of the court to preschool director. Most of her experience was gained as a preschool teacher and was named teacher of the year in 2011 by California Council for Parent Participation Nursery Schools (CCPPNS).