Our Staff

Sharon RoseSharon Rose, B.A.Ed., is the owner, director, and head teacher of Rose Blossom Nursery School. Sharon has a California teaching certificate qualifying her to supervise both preschool and school-age after school programs, and a California multiple-subject teaching certificate for ages preschool through adult education. Sharon has studied Nonviolent Communication with Marshall Rosenberg, Ph.D., and uses this training as a foundation for conflict resolution and classroom management at Rose Blossom School. Sharon has taught a wide range of subjects to both children and adults for almost thirty years, in both the public and private sectors. Sharon provides a consistent and caring social and academic environment, and brings to Rose Blossom School the creative arts of music, singing, creative drama, and storytelling.


Darlene Hall

Darlene Hall has an AA degree in Early Childhood Education from Cabrillo College, and has acquired her Master Teacher's permit in Early Childhood. During her time at Cabrillo College she was on the Student Teacher Advisory committee, and excelled in Science classes. She now has over ten years of experience teaching early childhood in the Santa Cruz area. Ms. Darlene brings her experience and knowledge of science, sewing, and early childhood together at Rose Blossom School, where she uses her skills to create art and science activities for the children, showers them with loving attention, and enjoys watching them grow.


Misty TousseauMisty Tousseau Studied human services and early childhood education at Cabrillo College. She has been employed by families as a nanny and has worked at multiple home day cares, as well as six years at a private Montessori school, and a year at Bradley public school. Misty has worked for AmeriCorps teaching literacy to both English and Spanish-speaking preschoolers. She loves reading to kids and being a part of their excitement as they learn something new. Misty brings calmness, patience, and her love of working with children to Rose Blossom School.

Kacey PetersonKacey Peterson has always enjoyed working with children. After high school, she attended Cabrillo College while continuing to work with children in preschools, in elementary school settings, and as a nanny. She is currently attending classes at CSUMB to obtain an elementary teaching degree and teaching credential. She enjoys working with kids because they are always willing to learn something new, and everyday is a new experience. Kacey brings her good nature, team spirit, and appreciation of the young child to Rose Blossom School.



Visiting Staff

Tumbling Tutor® is a fun and exciting gymnastics-based movement experience. We offer preschool, daycare, and private play-groups an opportunity to have one of our instructors bring the Tumbling Tutor® program into your facility. Each class is a fun-filled 45-minute movement adventure. We bring over 20 years of teaching experience into our lessons. Each child will excel in this supportive learning environment. All of our staff are live-scanned, and we carry independent liability insurance.

Each tumbling session includes:

  • Private professional individual instruction
  • Varied tumbling apparatus brought to you – junior swing bar, tumbling wedge, panel mats, and more.
  • Music to improve rhythm, balance, and coordination.

$13 per child, per class (minimum 4 classes)
6-student class minimum, paid by families.
One-time $25 Registration fee.

For more information see www.tumblingtutor.com