Meet the Team
Maria Christina Olivares-Iida
Maria Christina joined All Children Great and Small as the Executive Director this Fall 2023. Christina was born and raised in Los Angeles and currently resides in Glendale.
Christina has a BA in Social Work from California State University, Northridge. In 2007, Christina opened a family daycare which led to her growth in the Early Childhood field. She obtained her Program Director's Permit through the Department of Education and in 2018 became a Certified Trainer for the Program for Infants and Toddler. Her experiences include a partnership with Early Head Start, collaboration as a Demonstration Site and working as a Site Supervisor in East LA . Her rich experiences, knowledge and love for play based curriculum has led her to our center.