Our Team

Our Team

Claire Hall

Claire Hall
Lead Teacher

Claire has significant experience in the Creative Curriculum and with other early years curricular and worked as a teacher for over eight years. Claire has been coaching IDEA Nursery staff, meeting with parents and most importantly, supporting the children. Claire taught at a number of highly regarded nurseries across Dubai before joining IDEA Early Learning Center in Sports City. Claire holds a Bachelors in International Marketing and Distribution from Manchester Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom.

Angelique Genese

Angelique Genese
Class Teacher – Infants Caterpillars

Angel began her career as a preschool teacher in Cambridge Child Development Center (Singapore International Preschool) in 2012 in the Philippines. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education with a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential from Arabian Child. She is a talented practitioner with more than 5 years of experience with children of all ages.

Angel loves travelling and reading books. She enjoys arts and crafts and making DIY’s for teaching and events.

Salimah

Salimah Rupani
Class Teacher – Nursery Ladybugs

Salimah has been working as a teacher for the past 5 years, her interest in teaching allowed her to enhance her skills by teaching Mathematics at the University Tutorial Center. She holds a degree in Business Management from University of Central Florida and a CACHE 3 qualification in Childcare and Education.

Her passion lies with young children; she is very approachable and has a warm personality.

Apart from teaching, she enjoys reading books, being home with her family and experimenting new food recipes with her children.

Elizabeth Sumayo

Elizabeth Sumayo
Teaching Assistant

Elizabeth received her Diploma in Dental Hygiene in 2014 and an undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Elementary Education. In 2015, she took the Philippine National Board for Dental Hygienists examination and placed third in ranking. Her passion for working with children permeates every aspect of her life and her interactions with children further highlights this dedication.

She loves singing and reading books. She also plays the piano and guitar.

Crezyl Boado

Crezyl Boado
Nurse

Crezyl graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has been working as a Registered Nurse for more than 7 years. At the start of her career the spent 4 years working in a reputable clinic as a Senior Maternity and Childcare Nurse, taking care of babies to toddlers, aged 0 months to 4 years old in a home setting. She has great success in establishing routines with babies as well as sleep training.

Crezyl has children of her own and is known for her calm disposition. Working with children and babies has always been her passion and she takes pride in her practice.

Rebecca Cueno
Class room teacher /Lead teacher

Rebecca has worked in nurseries and schools in Dubai, with children of all ages, for 9 years, . Many parents remarked on how settled and content their children were and how their children’s levels of vocabulary and social development soared while in Rebecca’s care. Rebecca believes that some of the most important skills to have when working with children are patience, flexibility and most of all love and these qualities shine through in her strong relationships with children and parents.

Regina Rokaly
Class room teacher /Lead teacher

Regina started teaching when she moved to the UAE with her husband 3 years ago, first as an assistant teacher, then as a class teacher in 2017. Teaching little ones has always been her passion and she’s been teaching English to children under 5 both individually and in small groups from the age of 17. She holds a degree in Law and Political Science from Eotvos Lorand University (Budapest, Hungary), an LLM degree from the University of Szeged (Szeged, Hungary) in Common Law and English Legal Translation, a Certificate of Teaching English as a Foreign Language, and she is currently doing her Cache Level 3 training.

Apart from teaching, Regina loves spending time with her family and friends, reading, and travelling.