Grace Placencia

She has worked with children professionally for over 12 years. Her passion as an educator bloomed as she babysat and worked for LAUSD while attending California State University Northridge. Grace received her degree in Family & Consumer Sciences with a concentration in Family Studies. Prior to joining us at MUSE, Grace worked at Smiles Pediatric Dentistry. At Smiles, Grace was able to engage with children ages one to fifteen in order to help ease their anxiety before treatment! Prior to Smiles, Grace was the Assistant Director at CHALK Preschool in Westwood. She was also the head teacher of CHALKlets, which is a creative and hands-on parent involvement class for children ranging 16 to 24 months. Grace is the happiest when she is able to share her passion for her Latin culture with children by teaching Spanish lessons! In her spare time, Grace enjoys salsa dancing, cycling, and reading with her book club!