Staff Member: Mrs. Lauren Balcaceres
Mrs. Lauren Balcaceres
Lauren was born and raised in Riverside, CA. At age 18 she moved up to Napa Valley and attended 2 years at Sonoma State University. Returning home she finished up her schooling at CSU, San Bernardino earning 3 Bachelor's degrees: Psychology, Human Development, and Social Sciences. Shortly after graduation, she enrolled in a Master's program at Phillips Graduate Institute in the valley. In 2010 she graduated from Phillips Graduate Institute with a Master's in Psychology: emphasizing in School Counseling and a Pupil Personnel Services Credential. From there she moved to Mountain View, CA and started working in Child Development Centers, moving up from an Assistant Supervisor to a Supervisor in under a year.
Before joining the team at Saint Peter Claver, she was working for the San Francisco Archdiocese as the Preschool Director for All Souls Preschool in South San Francisco. Her family relocated back to Southern California when her husband was offered a new career opportunity. "I am very fortunate to have found St. Peter Claver and honored to lead such a dedicated team of teachers!"