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The Directors

Meet Ms. Fatima, Our Learning Center’s New Director

Fatima Marin ProfileAlthough new to the position, Ms. Fatima Marin has been part of First Presbyterian Learning Center’s team since 2002. As a Director, Ms. Fatima oversees and supervises the daily operations of the school’s programs, including our academic year and our camps in the Spring, Summer and Winter. She helps to ensure that our programs are safe, fun, and nurturing for all of our children, teachers and parents.

Ms. Fatima earned a Bachelor in Education with a specialization in Special Education as well as a Bachelor in Early Childhood from The University of Sacred Heart in her native, Lima, Peru. She has almost 30 years of experience in the field, in both Special Education and Early Childhood. Ms. Fatima also has countless certifications for her dedicated and continues education.

She confesses that “education is a career of devotion.” Her favorite part of her job is seeing children grow throughout our programs and all the little rewards she experiences throughout the day including learning new things, unexpected hugs, or satisfactory comments from parents.  When not working, she enjoys spending time with her daughters Fatima and Shantal Zimichi.

Feel free to stop by and say hello to Ms. Fatima!  She’d love to give you a tour of our great learning center! You can contact us at 954-922-8558 or email us to make an appointment.

Meet Ms. Jacky, Our Early Learning Center’s New Director

jackie finalMs. Jacky joined The First Presbyterian family in 2009 as a dedicated and devoted teacher, working with children ages 12 – 36 months. In 2013, she was given the responsibility to help Ms. Fatima as an Assistant Director and after six years of service, Ms. Jackie was named ELC’s Director. As head of Early Learning Center, Ms. Jackie leads the team with daily responsibilities as well as yearly planning.

Ms. Jacky holds a Master of Science in Exceptional Student Education and a Bachelor in Early Childhood Artistic Education and other certifications. With over 20 years of experience in the field, Ms. Jackie confesses that “being a Director of such a wonderful organization with lovely children is a dream come true.”

When not working, you can find Ms. Jackie in her native Cuba, with her family.

Feel free to stop by and say hello to Ms. Jackie! To get a tour of our early learning center,  contact us at 954-929-8233 or email us at