Chinatown Community
Children's Center

Master/Lead Teachers

Jeannie Lim, B.A. Master Teacher

Jeannie  enjoys  reading, eating, swimming, traveling, hanging out with family and friends. Her enjoyment working in Early Childhood has been very enriching throughout the years.   She is amazed by how much learning personally and professionally this field is teaching her.  She is also  very grateful to be with supportive Board and Staff Members who are  dedicated, caring, and conscientious in  working together for our children, families, and the community.   As the saying goes, "it takes a village to raise a child."


Janet Lui, B.A., Teacher

Janet Lui was graduated from Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education.

She has been working in Hong Kong as a Kindergarten teacher for over 10 years and she loves working with children.

Nancy Yang, A.A., Teacher

Nancy was born in Canton, China. She is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English. She graduated from City College of San Francisco with a major in Child Development and has been teaching since 1994. She has four adult children and enjoys gardening on the weekends. A few other hobbies are origami and singing. She loves her students and her job very much.

Esther Cheng, B.A., Teacher

Esther is married with 2 children. She continues to work at CCCC, as she loves to interact and work with the children. She has a B.A. degree and a lifetime Site Supervisor permit. She is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and English. In her free time, she enjoys music, traveling, reading and exploring different cultures.

Jonathan Lee, B.A.,Teacher

Jonathan Lee is currently one of the new teachers at Chinatown Community Children Center. He graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelors Degree in Geography, but decided to pursue his long interest in working with children by going back to school and studying Early Childhood Education.  By having a degree outside of ECE, he hopes to bring to the field a different perspective in working with today's children and to make a positive difference in their lives and their families.

Sophia Tang, A.A.,Teacher

Sophia Tang came from Canton, China and she speaks Mandarin, Cantonese and English.She joined the Navy of the United State since 2007.  She earned her Associate of Science Degree for Child and Development in the City College of San Francisco.She is teaching at CCCC during weekdays and serving as a navy reserve over the weekend.

Her hobbies are traveling around the world and enjoy foods. Participating in CCCC has given her a chance to apply her child development knowledge into the classroom.

ShiHong (Kelly) Zeng, A.A.,Teacher

ShiHong (Kelly) Zeng, got an Associate Degree in Early Child Development from City College of San Francisco.  She is currently a Preschool Teacher at Chinatown Community Children's Center and has been in the field of Early Childhood Education for 9 years with a passion for children’s learning and care.  She enjoys being a valuable addition to the team at CCCC where she can help young children learn in a fun, creative, and safe environment, and contribute to their growth.

Mun Yee Chan, M.A.,Teacher

Mun Yee Chan was born in Hong Kong.  She received her MA degree in Japanese Language and Culture at Waseda University, Japan. She came to the United State and started taking Early Childhood Education when she wanted to learn more about her own child. She finished her AA degree in Early Childhood Education and received her site supervisor permit. She has been working as a preschool teacher since 2009.

She was so proud to join CCCC in 2013 to serve this community.  She believes her diverse background and work experiences can encourage children to explore the world. Dorothy Law Nolte, PhD said, "If children live with encouragement, they can learn confidence." Building the foundation of being confident and competitive is her current goal in CCCC. She will allow the children to make mistakes and help them learn from their mistakes and failure.

Her interests are listening to music, singing Karaoke, traveling, and photography. Her favorite sports are basketball, table tennis and Yoga.

Substitute Teachers

CCCC maintains a roster of qualified teachers who, on average, have over 10 years of experience and are part of the family at the Center.

Foster Grandparents

CCCC is in collaboration with the SF Foster Grandparent Program, which helps children learn to read, provides one-on-one tutoring, and guides children at a critical time in their lives. Put simply, they give the kind of comfort and love that sets a child on the path toward a successful future. In addition, this intergenerational assistance is respected and adds a family flavor to the program. CCCC usually has 3-4 grandparents present on a daily basis.

Summer Youth Employment Program Staff and Selected Volunteers

Youth between the ages 14-21, who are residents of the City and income-eligible, are provided career and educational services and work experiences/training. They receive services that include: employment/work readiness, career exploration and guidance, occupational skills training, tutoring/computer training, college preparation/leadership, counseling/mentoring and alternative high school services.

Specialists / Consultants / Outside Resources

CCCC has partnerships with various local organizations who assist us with the development of children, parental needs, as well as enrichment activities for our school.

Mission & Vision Center Adminstration Teachers Board of Directors Operations

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