Mrs. Nelly Galvan is our TK teacher. She grew up in San Salvador, El Salvador, Central America. She studied ESL classes at City College of San Francisco and later earned four certificates of completion in Child Development from City College of San Francisco. Next she earned a certificate of Achievement in Human Services, a Family Development Skills Certificate, a Community Health Worker Certificate of Achievement, and "Promotor of Education & Employment Project" Certificate of Achievement. She was invited to earn a Family Development Credential from University of Connecticut. She is currently working on her Site Supervisor permit, and holds a teacher permit. She has a wonderful family of three children and three grandchildren. When she's not working she loves to walk, read, cook, sew, make jewelry, arrange flowers; she loves arts and crafts. Her first language is Spanish. She's very happy to be a part of Hilldale school where she provides a safe, healthy, and nurturing environment for our children.