Ms. Heather Estes is a Southern California native, with over 8 years of elementary teaching experience. She is a passionate teacher and lifelong learner, with a heart to help students succeed. One of her favorite quotes is: “Teachers who love teaching teach children to love learning.” Ms. Estes has a Multiple Subjects teaching credential and completed her Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies at Cal State, Long Beach in 2010. She has taught in both public and private schools in LA & OC counties, including Kindergarten up to 6th grade. Ms. Estes has also worked as a camp counselor, before/after school aide, and mentor for students. Her husband is a special education teacher in Long Beach, and together they are new parents to adorable twin boys Charlie and Jacob. They all enjoy spending time together with their families, traveling, and cooking & eating yummy food. Ms. Estes is very excited to be teaching at The Arbor, and can’t wait to meet you all!