Teacher Maxwell joined us January 2022, but he grew up in preschool, as Ms. Heidi's son. He has a BA in International Studies with a minor in History, he had expected to be living in Spain, but covid changed his trajectory. Maxwell took his first teaching job after high school in a school in Cambodia, he splits his week between WW and another preschool. Maxwell enjoys reading, practicing Spanish, playing with his cat Ginger, and traveling with his long time Sweetheart Ms. Kaia (who is also a teacher.)
Maxwell has done the training hours to be qualified as an infant/toddler provider, and has a Step 7 on the Oregon registry.
Ms. Sage has been part of our teaching team since September 2019, she works Monday-Friday facilitating PLAY
Ms. Sage is a visual artist, and baker (could be found on the dessert station, weekends at St. Jack in NW Portland, prior to covid)
A native Portlander, who enjoys thrift shopping, making all kinds of fast fashion, and jewelry.
She is the eldest of three children, and has taken her big sister skills into child care.
Ms Sage is trained in infant toddler care, and the substitute director when Heidi is off site.
Ms. Kaia joined Whimsy and Wonder's teaching team January 2022.
Kaia has a degree in Environmental Studies and likes to foster a love for science and Mother Earth in the children.
In her free time she likes to explore Portland via walking, and play with her cats Maisie and Ginger.