Welcome to Little Acres!  My name is Julie Avery also known as Miss Julie.  I have been at WACC for over twenty years and absolutely love teaching!  I have a bachelor’s degree from Chico State, and received my Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from St. Mary’s.  I continue my passion for learning with regards to how to better teach kids through professional development workshops.  When I am not teaching, I love going to the beach with my husband and 2 kids.  We are going to have a wonderful year together!

My name is Elliot Tiras and I am excited to be in the Little Acres program with your child!  I have been working in education for many years and have received my Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from Sonoma State University in 2009.  I have also been a youth soccer coach, private tutor, and personal trainer for children of all ages.  It is my hope that I can bring my unique set of talents to help foster growth, learning, and joyful interactions with your children in our Little Acres program. 

Curiosity At a Young Age

 Attention Curious People,      Curiosity is one of the most important skills for children to start developing at a young age. Children who are curious about the world can focus longer and derive more meaning from whatever they are interested in! Curiosity is certainly a skill that children will carry with them as they mature […]

Fun in the Sand Box!

It’s no secret that young children love to play in the sand! In our Little Acres program, we are constantly digging, constructing and creating in the sand box. From building castles, to swimming pools, to rivers, to water filtration devices; It’s a joy to see their imaginations running wild as they kick their shoes off […]


Teaching children how to be empathetic people is one of the most important things they can learn at a young age. When a child is able to care about how someone else is feeling, it shows they are maturing as a person and able to connect with others. In the Little Acres program, we help […]

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