Lillia Refes   - PS Teacher (3 to 4 yrs old class)

Lillia Refes - PS Teacher (3 to 4 yrs old class)

Lillia was raised in a family of educators and doctors who instilled a love for children. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in pediatric nursing from l’Ecole Paramedicale d’Algerie, and worked as nurse for four years.

After coming to California, she earned her credentials to become a fully qualified preschool teacher and taught at Les Petits Francophones for 3 years with preschoolers. Lillia met Coralie, our ABS Director, at LPF where they worked closely together with a group class of 18 students. She continued on to La Petite Academy for 3 years.

Lillia is a talented teacher who is loved and respected by her students, and families.  She has an innate talent for arts and crafts and language development. Her patience, creativity, and organizational skills are a great asset. She is committed to the importance of creating learning opportunities for children.

Lillia lives in El Cerrito with her husband and 2 young children. Lillia speaks English, Berber, and French. We feel very fortunate to have her in our ABS Team.