Bernard Preschool

Bernard Children's Center - (530) 822-5235
Full-Day, Part-Day, Toddler Program and Migrant Care
445 Bernard Drive, Yuba City, CA  95991

Front of School   Classroom

Bernard Children's Center - Full-Day, Part-Day & Toddler Teachers
 Ali Ali Ayala - Toddler Teacher
530) 822-5235 Ext. 110 -
Full Day Toddler - Room 2

Ali has been working with children for over 7 years. She holds her Bachelor's degree from CSU Chico in Child Development and Special Education. She currently holds her master teacher permit. 

Inez Inez Maldonado - Full-Day Preschool Teacher
(530) 822-5235 Ext. 112 -  
Full Day Preschool - Room 1

Inez has worked with Migrant Education 4 years, Head Start 18 years, and Yuba City Unified District 13 years. She likes working with children and enjoys being with her family, She likes rocks, loves animals, going to see her daughter play her viola, and her son DJ.
Lorena Lorena Valdez - Full-Day Preschool Teacher
(530) 822-5235 Ext. 108 -
Full Day Preschool - Room 4

Lorena has been teaching for YCUSD Child Development Programs since March of 1998.  She holds her BA Degree in Early Childhood Education from National University of San Diego. She also holds her Site Supervisor's Permit.
Tami Tami Sanders - Full-Day Preschool Teacher
(530) 822-5235 Ext. 106 -
Full Day Preschool - Room 3

Tami has been teaching for YCUSD Child Development Programs since April of 1998. She holds her BA degree in Child Development from California State University Fullerton. She also holds her Directors Permit. She continues to grow in the field through yearly workshops.
Alma Perez Alma Perez - Part-Day Preschool Teacher
(530) 822-5235 -

Part Day Preschool - Room 6

Alma has been teaching for 28 years.  She worked for the Yuba Sutter Head Start Program for 14 years. She has been with the YCUSD for 14 years here at the  Bernard State Preschool.  She has her A.S. Degree in ECE. She also is a Mentor Teacher through Yuba College.  She has been Mentoring for about 24 years.  She likes to help college students who are majoring in ECE and being a role model for them, when they come into her classroom for observations.  She loves baking as well!

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Norma Farias - Part-Day Preschool Teacher
(530) 822-5235 Ext. 109 -
Part Day Preschool - Room 5

All Programs Offered at Bernard Children's Center - See below for details...

Preschool Program - Full Day/Year Round
Curriculum and activities are designed  to ease the transition to kindergarten.
Ages:   3 to 4 years
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Hours based on parent work /training schedules
Year:   Year Round Program
Fee:     Varies depending on income
Meals: Two meals & two snacks provided daily
: Parents employed, in training or seeking employment and are income eligible.

Preschool Program - Part Day/Part Year
Curriculum and activities are designed to ease the transition to kindergarten.
Ages:   3 to 4 years
Hours: 8 – 11 a.m. / 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Year:   Traditional School Calendar
Fee:  No fee
Meals: Breakfast is provided during the morning sessions.  A snack is provided during the afternoon session
: Based on Gross Family Income

Toddler Program - Full Day/Year Round
Curriculum and activities are designed 
to ease the transition to preschool.
Ages: 18 months to 36 months
Hours:  7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Full based on parent work /training schedules.
Year: Year Round Program
Fee:  Varies depending on income
MealsTwo meals and two snacks provided daily for full day toddlersEligibility: Based on federal poverty guidelines, Public Assistance (TANF), SSI, homelessness, foster care, or income eligible or need for care.

Migrant Child Care - Full Day/May-September
2 years 9 months - 5 years
Hours5:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
YearMay - September
FeeVaries depending on income.
MealsTwo meals and two snacks are provided.
Eligibility: Parents are employed in agriculture related fields, in training or seeking employment. Eligibility based on gross family income and work schedules. Income eligible: 50% or more of prior 12 months must be agriculturally related.