Ms. Jennifer Guevara
Preschool Director/ Lawrenceville
Ms. Jennifer Guevara is originally from Atlanta, Georgia and she has several years of experience in preschool management and Early Childhood Education, three of those with Tabula Rasa. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Psychology and an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education. Jennifer is fluent in English and Spanish and has a passion for quality education and childcare.
Our School is accredited With Quality by Georgia Accrediting Commission
Georgia Accrediting Commission website: www.coe.uga.edu/gac/index.html
Ms. Stephanie Akstein Eller
Elementary School Director/ Sandy Springs
Stephanie Akstein Eller has a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography and Foreign Languages from the University of Miami and a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Walden University. She has many years experience working in Elementary school, nine of them with Tabula Rasa. She is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.
State Standards compared with Tabula Rasa Curriculum
1st Grade Curriculum
2nd Grade Curriculum
3rd Grade Curriculum
4th Grade Curriculum
5th Grade Curriculum
Ms. Besa Tarazhi
Ms. Besa holds a Bachelor Degree in Social Work from University of Tirana, Albania and a Master's Degree in Urban Policy Studies from Georgia State University, Atlanta. Native of Albania, she is fluent in English, Spanish, French, Italian and Albanian. Ms. Besa started the school in 2000 and is still involved in everyday management of the three schools.
Ms. Jocelyn Belden
Preschool Director/ Johns Creek
Ms. Jocelyn is entering her 14th year in education, four of which were at Tabula Rasa in Sandy Springs. Ms. Jocelyn holds a B.S. in Elementary School Education and an M.Ed in Special Education from Kennesaw State University. She is currently working her Ph.D. in special education with a focus on second language learning at Georgia State University. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
Sandy Springs: 404-847-0829
Johns Creek: 770-663-0120
Ms. Valerie Morales-Burgos
Preschool Director/ Sandy Springs
Ms. Valerie is originally from Puerto Rico but has been living in Georgia with her family for 5 years. She has a degree in Marketing, has an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and has been working in the preschool setting for the past 4 years. Moreover, education runs in her family, as she is married to a teacher, with whom she shares 2 beautiful children. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
Ms. Jazmine Serrato
Curriculum Coordinator/ Sandy Springs
Ms. Jazmine was born and raised in Southern California, but her family is from Mexico. She just recently moved to Georgia, and she is very happy to be here. Ms. Jazmine holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Master's degree in Education. She has worked in education for over 8 years and is passionate about Early Childhood Education. She is fluent in English and Spanish.