Our Team

Welcome to the Our Team page for Skyluna Preschool! At Skyluna, we believe that a strong team is essential to creating a nurturing and engaging learning environment for our students. Our team is made up of passionate and dedicated educators, and staff,  who are committed to providing the highest quality early childhood education. From our administrators to our teachers, every member of our team is committed to creating a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment where each child can thrive. Get to know the amazing individuals who make up our team and learn more about their experience, expertise, and passion for early childhood education.


the wonderful team of childhood education .

Emily Gordillo


Ms. Emily is a passionate educator with a degree in Early Childhood Education, and she is thrilled to be a part of the Skyluna family. With experience teaching at a Head Start program, a Private Preparatory school, and the Clark County School District, Ms. Emily brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the classroom. She values the relationships she has built with past families and looks forward to getting to know each and every one of her new students and their families. Ms. Emily is committed to creating a year full of learning, laughter, and growth for all of her students at Skyluna.

Brianna Armata

Assistant Director

Brianna Armata is thrilled to be a part of this special journey with Skyluna! She has worked with children for over 5 years. In 2017 she was offered the opportunity to work in her first childcare setting which is where her love of teaching was fostered. After 2 years, she was offered another opportunity to be a full-time nanny for 2 years. She has worked with many children ranging in age from 6 weeks to preschool. With each class she had, her knowledge and passion have grown exponentially. She loves the glow of children when they learn something new. She says “Watching a child grow is a very special thing and I take pride in how many children’s lives I’ve been able to touch over the years. My love for teaching grows more every day”.

Krystyn Cassidy

Community Manager

Krystyn Cassidy is an innovative entrepreneur at the frontlines of creating results-driven unique business models with 17 years of professional experience in the health and wellness industry. The strategic programs she designs drive change, foster growth and focus on performance, productivity and sustainability.
Krystyn holds a BS in Psychology from the University of Charleston, SC, is a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist (BCTMB) holding the highest level of certification for massage therapy by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB).
The first 5 years of her career were spent designing occupational therapy programs for children and adults at the Institute of Psychology Teaching Hospital at the Medical University of South Carolina. This became the launchpad to her studies in Eastern Philosophies, Herbal Medicine, Project Management and the start of her career in therapeutic massage and bodywork. Krystyn currently still has a handful of private clients but her attention has shifted to focus on raising her daughter Marley who currently attends Skyluna 3 days/week.

Krystyn was a part time teacher at her sisters Pre-school Starseeds in San Francisco from 2010 – 2017. She was heavily involved in the development of the Montessori curriculum and daily routines. She feels that Montessori led and curated spaces help to instill independence, confidence and crucial skills needed for a child’s healthy development.

Krystyn thrives in roles of challenge and is passionate about navigating teams and companies to succeed in their development and mission through education, training and empowerment.



Maile Gardner is a young and enthusiastic Educator apart of the Skyluna team! Her love for shaping the minds of children started at a very young age when she started working at a preschool while in highschool. She then began college, majoring in secondary education to help her accomplish her goals of becoming a full time teacher. While being a full time student she also worked at a Charter school for two years where she then decided her passion was the preschool ages. Since her start in child development in 2017 till now her love for teaching and inspiring only grows from day to day. She says, “My favorite part about what I do is that the kids inspire me everyday to keep pursuing my dreams.”



Ms. Angi is currently enrolled as an architecture student at UNLV, but is aiming to shift her career towards education. She has a passion for kids and loves being able to surround herself by children. She has worked with kids for 2 1/2 years, from infants to School agers, she loves all age groups. Her favorite part about doing what she does is being able to experience the growth of each child. She says “All children deserve to grow up feeling loved and cared for, and I am more than happy to be a part of Skyluna and all it stands for.”



Carissa is currently a yoga instructor and in school for Human health science and plans on expanding on her knowledge for health and wellness. She was a Nanny for 3 amazing kids for 2.5 years. She started with them when they were 1,3 and 5 I was with them 4 days out of the week and built such an amazing relationship with them, unfortunately they had to move to France and she lived with them for a little while out there before she had to come back home. She loves the environment with kids and says “They are so pure and kind and I want to be a good and example and role model so one day when I have kids I know there are people like me to watch over them.”

Briana Carroll


Briana Carroll is a Mother of three with a passion for early childhood education and entrepreneurship. She has always been a creative, forward-thinking, and innovative entrepreneur. She holds a Bachelors degree in Marketing and is working towards a Masters in Early Childhood Education. Briana has extensive experience in business operations, leadership, strategic-thinking, digital communications & media. She holds a yoga certification from Los Angeles as well as a group fitness and nutrition certification.