Ms. Barboza came to California in 2001, after studying Business in her home country of Peru. She studied Child Development at Foothill College, where she received her Child Development Associate Teacher Permit. She also received a Child Development Site Supervisor permit from the California Commmision on Teacher Credentialing. Ms. Barboza loves working wih children; she remarks that "being near them everyday shows her just how marvelous this world is".
Mi Escuelita staff all have Child Development units and attend Childhood Development training throughout the year.