Allen – Ages: Birth – 12 years old
Infant Center, Preschool, Kindergarten & Elementary Extended Day
Mandy Linden, Preschool Director
Mandy began working for Action Day Primary Plus in May 1997. After teaching and assisting at various locations, Mandy became the Site Director of ADPP’s newest school, Allen, when it opened in 2005. Mandy’s goal is to offer children the best first school experience by offering an environment where they are able to discover and learn through movement and action. She places great emphasis on the importance of art and creativity within the classroom. A very outgoing person, Mandy seeks to connect with all of the children and their families who come to Allen.
Jessica Hsu, Infant Center Director
Jessica started working for Action Day Primary Plus in Fall 2014 at our Moorpark School. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Child & Adolescent Development at San Jose State University, which is where she fell absolutely in love with working with little ones in the infant and toddler stages. She took on several different positions within the Moorpark Infant Center before becoming Allen’s Infant Center Director. Jessica’s main goal is to ensure that your little one receives the best care possible. She truly enjoys working with children, watching them grow, and genuinely loves helping each child reach their individual milestones, all while celebrating along the way. She is extremely passionate about really getting to know the children in the program as well as developing relationships with their families.
Allen School History
In November 2005 the Allen School site opened it’s doors to accept Infants, Preschool, and Extended Day children. The Allen School is located in the Almaden Valley , San Jose , near Oakridge Mall. The eight acres provides lots of outdoor space for all ages. Children are divided into age groups for various infant, preschool and extended day activities. Dance, sports and enrichment activities are available. Expected growth for Fall, 2006 will include Junior Kindergarten.
The school provides an educational setting that is staffed with warm, personally interested adults who give the students the message that learning is exciting and important. The teachers attempt to establish a learning environment that will allow the children to experience the maximum amount of success possible.