Cultivating each child’s spirit, imagination, love of life & learning.
There is no better place to send a child to begin a lifelong journey of learning, socializing and developing.— A Cambridge Parent
“There is really no other place like Cambridge. It is a pleasure to have children that love to go to school to this day, and I believe the foundation was laid for them when they were in preschool.”— Lisa H.
My son felt relaxed and at home at Cambridge right from the start and so did I!— A Cambridge Parent
I have watched my children go from being shy toddlers to bright and inquisitive little 4 year olds ready to graduate from Pre-K and super prepared for Kindergarten!— Wellington Cambridge Parent
An adorable school that was exceptionally clean, with awesome amenities in pint size proportions. And most importantly, an articulate, educated staff with low turnover.— A Cambridge Parent
I have no regrets working long hours knowing that my girls are safe & happy at Cambridge. They are learning rapidly, while having fun and certainly immersed in Cambridge’s hands-on brains-on approach.— A Cambridge Parent
The environment is very welcoming, positive, eye-catching and stimulating academically and the staff always makes both students and parents feel very comfortable. It is a pleasure to come to school every day!— A Weston Cambridge Parent
We feel our son has learned so much and he is always surprising us. We consider ourselves blessed that both of our children have had such wonderful teachers to help mold them and prepare them for a bright and successful future.— A Cambridge Parent
Cambridge has exceeded our expectations, there is no doubt! Every child feels special, valued and appreciated and they are extremely well prepared for Kindergarten. We have had a wonderful experience and it has made a huge, positive impact on our daughter’s life and her outlook on learning!— A Wellington Cambridge Dad
CHARLENE CURTIS 24 years at Cambridge School™
Why I love Cambridge Schools: From the first moment I walked into a Cambridge School in 1989 I felt the warmth and experienced the creative, learning environment. I knew this was a place I’d enjoy working. I can’t say enough about the administration and classroom staff at Cambridge. The teamwork, support, professionalism and dedication to excellence are evident every day, year after year. I am grateful to be employed in an environment that I can experience seeing children learn, grow, laugh and play. I wish every child could have the opportunity to attend a Cambridge School.
Favorite Children’s Book: The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
Favorite Comment from a Student: “Mom, I love it here, why can’t we live at Cambridge?”
Most Memorable School Moment: The opening of the Pembroke Pines school in 1995. This was an exciting time as it was the beginning of the future vision of Cambridge Schools. It was and continues to be exciting to be a part of an educational program that is a leader in providing the highest quality in environment, nurturing, materials, and leadership. I have been involved in the opening of all the current four Cambridge preschools and I look forward to continuing the journey for many years to come.
MISS SANDRA CARDENAS 20 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: Cambridge provides a safe learning environment for all the children. Children are free to express their ideas, feelings and creativity. In addition, parents are able to come in at any time and see their child interacting, playing, and learning. I love Cambridge because it is a family and all the staff and parents make it a great place for children to start their first years.
Favorite Children’s Book: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? By Bill Martin Jr.
Favorite Comment from a Student: We had a big food pyramid on the wall and a child from a Three Year Old Class said “Look Ms. Sandra this is a big volcano” and I responded “Yes, a big healthy volcano”.
Most Memorable School Moment: Annual Airplane Day. On this day children actually pack their luggage and decide where they want to go. Children really get to experience checking in their luggage and eating an airplane snack as they sit in their numbered chair. Teachers do a great job on this day by dressing up as flight staff. Children never forget this special day.
MISS MARTI MESTANOV 19 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: because I fully believe in its teaching philosophy.We are an academic school year round with high quality learning. I love that the methods of learning begins with play. Learning, interaction, redirection choices and many challenges are always given. I enjoy watching the children and listening to their words increase daily into beautiful language and extensive sentences. This is my second home to whom I can proudly say I love waking up and coming to work.The staff I work with does not and cannot compare to any other. It’s always a joy and a privilege to be part of some place so wonderful.
Favorite Children’s Book: I Wish I Had Duck Feet by Theo Le Sieg (A.K.A Dr. Seuss)
Favorite Comment from a Student: The children and I were making playdough. As we measured and poured in the items, we named the ingredients. When pouring the flour one of my students asked, “Where is it?” What a great opportunity for learning and expansion at that moment.
Most Memorable School Moment: When students 10 years later come to visit and they remember me. They say, “Oh, you were my favorite teacher!” It’s such a wonderful feeling when they come back to give hugs!
MISS SANDY GREENBERG 19 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: because every morning I get to meet and greet all our families and give hugs to all my little friends. At Cambridge every day is a celebration of life!
Favorite Children’s Book: Love You Forever by Robert Munch
Favorite Comment from a Student: when they ask if they can give me a hug.
Most Memorable School Moment: The day I joined the Cambridge Family.
MISS CARMEN BURTLESS 18 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: it’s not just a school but a home for everyone. Everyday there is something new and exciting to learn, songs, letters, colors, shapes. The possibilities are endless. It’s a joy to be a part of this school.
Favorite Children’s Book: In Kindergarten We Share Everything by Robert Munch
Favorite Comment from a Student: If you have nothing nice to say, then don’t say anything at all.
Most Memorable School Moment: When we make homemade ice-cream as a group. It is a blast and everyone loves it!
MISS VERONICA LARRIVIERE 15 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: because Cambridge is like one big family. Everyone shares ideas and helps each other out. The families are so warm and appreciative of all we do. The children are super fun…they help keep me young!
Favorite Children’s Book: It is hard to choose a favorite, but I love to read: Skippy Jon Jones by Judy Schachner, Bringing The Rain To Kapiti Plain by Verna Aardema, and Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg
Favorite Comment from a Student: I have heard a whole lot of comments, mostly funny about things that their parents do; however; I must admit I melt when I get the random “I love you” in the middle of an activity.
Most Memorable School Moment: has to be our trip around the world. I love the excitement that stirs as the children prepare themselves for their trip. It feels wonderful to give them the opportunity to be introduced to so many wonderful cultures. They may not normally have had the chance to be exposed to. They get to try new foods, art activities, and move to a different beat as we dance to the music!
MISS MARCELINE FRANCOIS 15 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: because it has been my second home for so many years.
Favorite Children’s Book: David Books by David Shannon
Most Memorable School Moment: when I was pregnant and the staff joined together and opened up the school on a Saturday and threw me the most wonderful baby shower. All the children in the classrooms made me beautiful cards. It was amazing and at that moment I knew Cambridge was my family.
MISS TARA WALTON 14 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: I love Cambridge because Cambridge respects the needs of all children and families. The school really enhances early childhood education with an amazing curriculum and teachers who really enjoy shaping the lives of tomorrows leaders.
Favorite Children’s Book: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sedak
Favorite Comment from a Student: I once overheard on two students talking and one said to the other, “Can you please respect me and listen to my words?”
Most Memorable School Moment: The very first time that one of my students could read a book out loud. It was a high frequency book that we had been studying sight words from. The child was then able to point out those sight words in other books in the classroom.
MISS LOUISA CASTAÑO 14 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: I love Cambridge because it is a loving and nuturing place for children. This is a place where a child’s development and well being are of the most importance.
Favorite Children’s Book: If You Take A Mouse To School by Laura Numeroff
Favorite Comment from a Student: Once a child asked me how old I was and I responded by asking the child, “How old do you think I am?” The child responded, “you are three years old Ms. Luisa.”
Most Memorable School Moment: The first time our school got their accreditation from NAEYC. It was a very exciting process and we were all a part of it.
MISS MARIA SANCHEZ 13 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: Because I love to work with children. I feel happy here at Cambridge because I have worked with so many children over the years and made some great friends. This is and feels like a second home for me.
Favorite Children’s Book: The Story of My Feelings by Laurie Berkner
Favorite Comment from a Student: The children are really amazing and speak from their hearts, one time a child said to me: “Ms. Maria you are silly, I love you!”
Most Memorable School Moment: For my birthday one year the staff hid my car! When I found it, it was decorated with balloons.
MISS LOLITA SALDARRIAGA 13 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: I love Cambridge Schools because my daughter came to school here and she did so great. And she continues to do wonderfully in school because of this foundation. I realized from my daughter’s experience what a great school this was and how much the children learn and I wanted to be a part of it.
Favorite Children’s Book: Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Eric Carle
Favorite Comment from a Student: Now that I have become the Spanish Teacher… the non-Spanish speaking children answer me in Spanish when I speak to them.
Most Memorable School Moment: When I saw a child that came to visit me at school after he graduated from Cambridge. He still had artwork that he had created in my classroom saved and he said “You were my favorite teacher.”
MISS DARA SHIRLEY 13 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: I love Cambridge Schools because it is such an awesome environment for families, students and teachers.
Favorite Children’s Book: Commotion in the Ocean by Giles Andreae
Favorite Comment from a Student: “I like to go to school with my friends because they are beautiful.”
Most Memorable School Moment: Great moments for me are when we watch the kids learning, excelling and moving onto the next class. This makes us very proud.
CHRISTINA DEMERS 12 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: It has become my family and second home over the years. I love the staff, they are all so kind and friendly and I learn something new from each one every day. The children are all so cute and I love watching them learn and grow. The parents are all such a huge support.
Favorite Children’s Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Favorite Comment from a Student: I had a child tell me that I was “The best ruler of the Cambridge World!”
Most Memorable School Moment: I started Cambridge Schools in Pre-K and every year Pre-K has the Wildlife Show that the children love. I have held the Burmese Albino Python every year. The children love seeing the Director holding the snake.
MELISSA MOREAU 12 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: It’s like family and I love being a part of the children’s lives. I know, that in some small way, I help children to be successful in this world.
Favorite Children’s Book: Pinkalicious by Victoria and Elizabeth Kann
Favorite Comment from a Student: Every time a student writes about me in their journal it makes me feel valued and special.
Most Memorable School Moment: Every moment when I see the “a-ha spark” in a child’s eyes. I love being a part of children’s discovery.
CLAUDIA CHERRADI 12 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: I love Cambridge because it is a stimulating, safe and loving environment for children. At Cambridge every child can meet their full potential.
Favorite Children’s Book: The Story of My Feelings. It is a book with a song by Laurie Berkner.
Favorite Comment from a Student: When a child told his classroom teacher and his mother… “Ms. Claudia is in my heart”.
Most Memorable School Moment: Every day is memorable. When children smile and sing songs, it makes a memorable moment for me!
MISS SARA PURVIS 11 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: We provide an environment that teaches to the whole child.
Favorite Children’s Book: Owl Moon by Jane Yolen
Favorite Comment from a Student: I was observing in a classroom while they were learning all about secondary colors. The teacher was taking the children outside to paint and a child said to me “Ms. Sara you are too big to paint with us.” Then a second later said, “Well, as long as you give it to your mommy, you can paint.”
Most Memorable School Moment: When I moved up to Pre-k from the three’s and took my class with me. I was with them for two years and to see them when they graduated from Pre-k to Kindergarten was so rewarding. They went from being these little people to these amazing, independent people, ready for the next step!
MISS YOLA MALEK 10 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: I love working at Cambridge because I enjoy watching children grow and learn throughout the school year.
Favorite Children’s Book: Is You Mama A Llama? by Deborah Guarino.
Favorite Comment from a Student: When they tell me that they love me because I’m nice to them. And when they give me hugs, that tells all!
Most Memorable School Moment: When the students that graduated from Cambridge come back to school to visit me and tell me how much they miss me.
MISS KRIS KONG 10 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: I enjoy working at Cambridge because of the curriculum offered to the children which will provide a foundation for them in grade school.
Favorite Children’s Book: Elmer by David McKee.
Favorite Comment from a Student: When I returned to my classroom after a week’s absence the students ran up to me and gave me hugs and kisses, and told me how much they missed me and that made me feel like I had a purpose in life.
Most Memorable School Moment: When a group of parents from my 2’s classroom wanted me to move with their children to the 3’s.
MISS LISA ROBERT 10 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: Cambridge delivers curriculum in a way that engages the whole child. I know how important it is to develop abilities in all areas; cognitive, physical, social, emotional; as well as developing a passion for learning. Nurturing the excitement for learning is equally as important and Cambridge accomplishes all of the above!
Favorite Children’s Book: Oh The Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss.
Favorite Comment from a Student: My favorite comment is actually a question from one of my science enrichment students… “Ms. Lisa, how do you know so much?” I replied “Because I read a lot!”
Most Memorable School Moment: Each Pre-K graduation is memorable for me. Seeing the growth and development of children that have been to our school, some for 4 years, is so memorable for me!
MISS IRMA BUITRAGO 10 years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: At Cambridge, everyone is always received with a warm welcome and embrace. We work in a respectable and professional environment. The children’s safety and security are our main priority in additional to growth and helping every child meet their highest potential. I have grown not just as a teacher, but as a person. Cambridge has become my second family!
Favorite Children’s Book: As a teacher, I find it difficult to select my favorite children’s book. However, a few that are on the top of my list are all Dr. Seuss books, Mother Goose Rhymes and Pete the Cat Books by James Dean.
Favorite Comment from a Student: Everyday my students tell me things that make my day and make me laugh. Some of the favorite comments have been: “Ms. Irma, I want you to go to my house so we can play.” And “Ms. Irma, I love you so much!”
Most Memorable School Moment: One of the most satisfying and memorable moments as a teacher was when the seeds that we had planted in our garden, at the beginning of the year, began to sprout. The children had the opportunity to see the process of how vegetables, including carrots, potatoes and green beans, go from seed to edible food and back around again.
MISS MAYRA DELGADO 10 Years at Cambridge School
Why I love Cambridge Schools: I love Cambridge Schools because I have grown as a person and as a professional. I feel that I am an asset to the Cambridge family.
Favorite Children’s Book: The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss.
Favorite Comment from a student: “Miss Mayra is nice, kind, beautiful and helpful!”
Most Memorable School Moment: As an assistant teacher I was able to participate in my first Pre-K Graduation ceremony. It was so special!
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