Creating a Positive Environment for Our Children.

Room 9

Lisa Harvey

I am in my 10th year at Assumption and every year has been in Room 9. I moved to Michigan in 2011 from Pennsylvania. I have 2 two wonderful sons, Ian who lives in Utah and works at Pipe Springs National Park in Arizona, and Zane who lives here in Michigan. Erik and I have 2 adorable dogs, Ila and Yasheu. Hockey is my favorite sport (I’m a huge Pittsburgh Penguins fan!).

Valentina Izzi

My name is Valentina Izzi, this will be my 4th year at Assumption.  I just graduated MCC with my Associates Degree in Early Education and will further my education at Rochester College.  I was the lead teacher in Room 10 but this year I join Ms. Lisa in Room 9 as co-lead.

Michelle Pavlovich

I will be starting my 14th year here at Assumption. I enjoy spending my day with the wonderful and loving staff, watching the young friendships develop, and seeing the growth that occurs over the course of the school year. I have an Associate’s Degree in Liberal arts from Oakland Community College. I have one son, Brandon, who is 22 years old and is attending Macomb Community College. I enjoy spending time with my family, working in the yard and walking.

Claudia Kiriazis

This is my third year at Assumption and I love it.  It’s such a happy, safe and secure place for children to grow and learn.  As a teen, I worked with my mother who owned and operated two Gymboree learning programs in the area.  I’ve worked with preschool and toddlers for 15 years in Royal Oak and as a Sunday School assistant.  I look forward to spending many years at Assumption.  I enjoy painting, watching movies, solving puzzles and spending time with family and friends.

Daniela Garibay

I’m completing my third year at Assumption Toddler Center.  I have an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Studies and I’m currently attending Wayne State to complete a Bachelors Degree in Education.  My current hobbies are online shopping and spending time with my friends and family.