Felissa Taylor, MEd
founder & director
Felissa began Día de los Niños when she saw how her children were thriving in Spanish.
"I understood the benefits of learning another language at a young age, and I wanted to provide other families in the Austin area the opportunity to have the same for her children."
Because of her concentration in linguistics as a graduate and undergraduate, she is especially in-tune with children and their language development. This is reflected in the curriculum she has developed especially for the Día de los Niños program.
She has also written curriculum used in Austin ISD and Elgin ISD, and Texas Empowerment Academy as well as worked on committees writing Texas State Standards and Benchmarks related to Language Learning.
Felissa enjoys cycling, hiking, music and travel. She has written and performed on 3 children's CDs. She also volunteers as a board member for Casa Albergue Hogar in Ojinaga MX, where she and her sons bring the children school supplies from Austin donors each year.
Claire Milam, MS Sales Associate
Claire Milam is a native Texan. She has a MS in Bilingual (Spanish/ESL) from Bank Street College of Education. Claire is a mother of two, an experienced teacher, and a gardener.
Costa Rica is her favorite Spanish speaking country, in fact she and Felissa Taylor met up there with their families last summer. She looks forward to getting to work with your child!