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Meet the Team

Passionate and Experienced

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Mrs. Lois

Principal

Mrs. Lois founded and established Joyous Town to serve her community. She has ten plus years of experience working with young children and holds a State ECE certificate. Watching children learn, grow and be successful are her passion. You will find her trying new recipes and exploring nature when she isn't working.

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Ms. Ghislaine

Administrator

Ms. Ghislaine graduated from the University of Washington with bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Early Childhood & Family Studies. Ghislaine has years of experience babysitting and working in licensed childcare facilities. She enjoys trying new restaurants and traveling around the world.

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Mrs. Joyce

Pre-K Lead Teacher

Mrs. Joyce moved to the States from Malaysia. She has worked with children for the past 30 years. She received her MIA (Montessori Institute of America) diploma in Kent, Washington. She balances learning through play, free choice, and academic work. Her goal is to build a solid foundation for all the children in her care.

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Ms. Regina

Toddler Lead Teacher

Ms. Regina was born in Tanzania and moved to the US when she was 8 years old. She has always been passionate about working with kids and has been in this field for over 10 years now. She enjoys playing music and spending time with God in her free time.   

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Mrs. Wenjie

Waddler Lead Teacher

Mrs. Wenjie came from China. She graduated from University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Interior Architecture and a minor in Early Childhood Sciences. In her free time, she likes to play board games and spending time with her family.

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Ms. Lien

Infant Lead Teacher

I grew up in Vietnam and moved to United States when I was seven turning eight. I’m fluent in Vietnamese, English, and I can understands a little bit of Japanese. I previously worked as a lead in Infant classroom for one year. I also have experience working with children of all ages. I like to spend time with my families on holidays as well as singing during my free time. I’m excited to take on this lead position moving forward being your kids teacher.

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Mrs. Roya

Assistant Teacher/Floater

Mrs. Roya is a mother of six. She moved to the United States from Afghanistan in 2015. She has experience working with all ages from infants through PreK. She is currently working towards her Early Childhood Initial certificate. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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Mrs. Esther

Assistant Teacher

Mrs. Esther was a former nurse and has transitioned into child care because of her interest in child development. She has been volunteering at Sunday school for over a year. In her free time, she enjoys spending her time with her family and her dog. She recently just picked up a hobby of baking new recipes!

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Ms. Monica

Morning Opener/Floater

Ms. Monica started her journey in early childhood education when she lived in Florida in 2013. Since then, she has worked with ages ranging from infants up to kindergarten. She has worked in traditional preschool settings, in home programs and also in Montessori. In her free time, she enjoys taking long walks, reading and cooking!

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Mrs. HaiZhen (Nainai)

Chef/ Floater

Mrs. Haizhen, as everyone calls her "Nainai" which means grandma in Mandarin. She is retired and enjoy helping at centers in her free time. She has previously volunteered at a preschool in Bellevue as a chef. The children love her and you will see them greet Nainai with smiles and hugs each morning! 

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Mrs. Taoran

Art & Mandarin Teacher

Mrs. Taoran graduated with Fine Arts Teaching degree in China. She has 7 years of experience in teaching arts to young children, as well as 8 years of experience in early childhood.  

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