Orlinda Vasquez


Orlinda Vazquez is a mother and a teacher. This is her first year at Walden. 

Orlinda has always had an interest in working with children and their learning. Although born and raised in Utah, Orlinda spent 10 years in California after high school working and going to school. She graduated from California State Long Beach, where she spent most of her last two years taking elementary education courses, volunteering at various elementary schools, and working as an assistant at a Montessori school in Laguna Niguel.

Orlinda has a passion for helping children learn all subjects, but has a special interest in guiding children in health and personal growth. It is her goal to have all children succeed and feel successful.

Vanessa Kerr

Vanessa graduated with her Bachelor's in Psychology with an emphasis in education in 2004. She has directed and taught at her own preschool program and is currently loving the "Montessori and Me infant and toddler" parent/child class this year.  She is beyond happy to be apart of the Walden family volunteering/teaching for the past 5 years. Vanessa enjoys singing, hiking, yoga, meditating and taking her kids on adventures!

Sandi Park


Sandi Park began her journey as an educator with a license in secondary history teaching, but when she landed at Walden, she found her place as an upper elementary teacher where she has been for four years.  She had an elementary teaching license.  Sandi loves being part of the Walden faculty where she has the opportunity and support to find unique ways to help each student.