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Burgi Labarca

First Grade
"First grade is where children blossom into students for life.”
Ms. Labarca was born and raised on a small family farm in Switzerland. She earned her elementary teaching credential in Switzerland. Subsequently, she earned a primary Montessori credential and worked for many years as a teacher in a Montessori school in Southern California. She has been teaching as a first grade teacher at the Academy since 2005.