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. 


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 […]

The Benefits of Exercise in the Morning

As a professional youth soccer trainer, I have seen firsthand how movement and exercise help children grow physically and intellectually. When exercise is consistent and fun, it sets up children for success as they mature into adults. In our Little Acres program, we incorporate movement and physical activity every morning. After we come inside [...]

Give the Gift of Time

Kids Want the Gift of YOU this Holiday! I don’t mean you need to wrap yourself up in wrapping paper with a bow on your head and slide yourself under the Christmas tree or the glowing lights of the menorah. I want you to realize you are your child’s everything and time spent with you as their parent […]

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