Marylene is an inspired French native who has lived in North America for over 18 years. She is dedicated to her "mission" of guiding children to develop and strengthen their inner talents. Before founding Les Petits Artistes, Marylene worked for four years at the preschool of the Lycée Francais La Pérouse in San Francisco. In addition, she served as a director organizing successful camps for children 3 to 11 years old. She loves playing Ukulele and singing with her students. She holds a Preschool Master Teacher permit in California, an AA in Child Development, and is certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid. She also has a Montessori training. Marylene also worked in France as a Pharmacist and as both French Editor and Proofreader for the educational publishing company Treefrogpublishing.