Our staff includes a director, a site supervisor, early childhood education teachers, and interns from Chico State, Butte College, and local high schools. Our staff has extensive training, experience, and resources available for young children. If you are interested in Innovative Preschool’s private preschool program, please contact us at (530) 343-2028.

Our unique relationship with the school district allows us to be on the same campus as Chico Unified Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals and additionally, there are several licensed therapists (Speech, Physical & Occupational Therapy, etc.) on site. If your child qualifies for special education services or you are interested in the assessment process, please contact Loma Vista School at (530) 879-7400.


  • Cate Szczepanski- Executive Director
  • Brittany Vidales– Site Supervisor

Turtle Room Teachers

  •        Diana Castaneda- Full Time
  •        Maria Cervantes-Stevens- Part Time

Fish Room Teachers

  •        Stormie Lanthier- Full Time
  •        Cassidy Pritchett- Part Time

Support Teachers

  •        Kimmy Guzzetta- Opening Teacher
  •        Shelby Hiler – Float Teacher
  •        Melane Munguia – Float Teacher
  •        AJ Medeiros – One on One Aide
  •        Alanna Taylor – One on One Aide
  •        Andie Peterson  – One on One Aide

Substitute Teachers

  •        Gene Smith
  •        Gail Baker