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Meet Mrs. Lem and Ms. Cridland

Welcome to our website!  We are excited to be your child's teachers and are looking forward to an exciting year of learning.  Please read on to learn more about us.  Mrs. Lem grew up in Manhattan Beach and completed her Business Degree at San Diego State.  After a few years in the business world, she knew her heart was in teaching children and she completed her teaching credential and Master's Degree in Education at Pepperdine.  She has 3 children, Kolin-11, Kolleen-10, and Kolette-6, and also a black lab named Sky and brown lab named Nala.  Other than spending time with her family, Mrs. Lem enjoys competing in races, such as runs, triathlons, distance swims (like pier to pier & Alcatraz), and Spartan races.  Ms. Cridland grew up in Ontario, Canada and moved to California in 1997 to begin her teaching career.  She completed her Master's Degree in Administration at California State University Dominguez Hills.  She has a 7 year old daughter and an Old English Bulldog named Milo. Ms. Cridland enjoys spending time with her family and running her hair salon business.  Again, we look forward to a wonderful year and feel privileged to be a part of such as great community!