Little Shepherds
N u r s e r y    S c h o o l
Weekly summer classes available. Call today! 
Newhall, California
Our  Team
Sharie Telles

Miss Sharie has over 30 years experience in child development, 10 of which she has been director. She and her family have lived in Santa Clarita for nearly 30 years.  She is has 4 sons and 2 beautiful grandchildren  that she visits as often as possible.

Beyond teaching young minds, Miss Sharie loves sewing, knitting and making projects for her grand children.

Director and Teacher
"It's a Joy and an Honor to be a part of these children's introduction to school. "
DAwn Maskell
Miss Dawn is our Nutritionist turned Office Manager. Her own son is alumni of Little Shepherd's, as are her  nephews.  Seeing how happy her family was attending Little Shepherd's, she felt drawn to work at our preschool too.

When not at the preschool you'll find her cheering on both of her sons' football teams or walking her dog around Santa Clarita.
Office Manager
"Each day at Little Shepherd's is exciting and fun, what a great place to  work and grow."
Susan Wachter
 Little Shepherd's is lucky to have Miss Susan, not only as our fantastic preschool teacher, but she is also our talented photographer.  Her amazing eye and heart bring out the best in our students. 
Miss Susan and her family love being active participants in our community since 1991.  Being a huge advocate for literacy, Miss Susan sponsor’s and maintains several free little libraries in the Santa Clarita. If you're lucky you'll spot her helping others and bettering our community. 


"I am constantly inspired by the children's desire to create, play, discover, and learn. My goal is to make thier first school experience a positive one.
Chris WArd
Miss Chris has a Master's in social work and public health from Tulane University. Santa Clarita has been her family's home for over 20 years.

Her 6 children are all alumni of Little Shepherd's. Her eldest has even assisted at the school during her college breaks. 

As well as caring for her family, carpooling, and girl scouts, Miss Chris can be found swimming, on a hike or browsing through the local farmer's market.

"I chose this school for my kids' education and my job because I'm storngly committedto the philosophy of a play based education
Miss Priscilla is a Biologist, turned stay at home mom, turned  Preschool Assistant. She was introduced to Little Shepherd's while touring local preschools for her own daughter in 2015. She and her daughter fell in love with Little Shepherd's play based foundation and Priscilla hasn't left since.

When not racing her daughter on scooters, you can find her at the local bookstore, farmers market, or in a pool.

Priscilla Lundgren
Assistant Teacher
"Nothing is more exctinig than witnessing the learning process of a young mind.
Questions about enrollment?

Call us at 661-254-2312