Meet Our Staff

Rochelle Leggett is the director of St. Francis of Assisi Preschool. She has been at St. Francis of Assisi since 2002. Before then she worked as a teacher and director at Milpitas Christian Schools. She has been in the educational field for 29 years.

She has her Site Supervisor Permit and holds a Masters in Business Marketing from University of Phoenix.

In 2002 she was asked to help open St. Francis of Assisi Preschool, with determination and many meetings St. Francis was opened in September 2003. Fast forward 15 years later we have serve over 850 children in our community. Many of the children are freshmen in high school and come back to the preschool to work off their community hours.

Rochelle and her husband have six children and nine grand children who all live in the area. She has been married to her wonder husband Darrell for 38 years. She and her husband serve as marriage minister at their church. We are looking forward to a great school year; she is available to answer any questions or concerns.


Tina Abbasi graduated with a Bachelors degree from Punjab University, majoring in Economics and Statistics. While working and helping children from underprivileged families, she realized how much she loved working with children and what a difference it made in their lives to get an early education. Working with the children gave her a lot of satisfaction to see them succeed, so she decided to enter the teaching profession. She has experience teaching children in elementary school, as well as tutoring other higher grade children. She has been working as a preschool teacher and as a substitute teacher since 2010.

Ms. Tina has been married for twenty-one years, and she and her husband have been blessed with three lovely daughters. She has a lot of international exposure, and has travelled to many different countries. She has also had the opportunity to live in three different countries. As a result she has enjoyed working and teaching children from different backgrounds and cultures. She enjoys reading books and poetry, listening to music, riding and sailing. She also enjoys creating flower arrangements.

Ms. Aida is an teacher’s aide, she has been volunteering at St. Francis of Assisi Preschool for over 5 years. She enjoys working with children 5 years of age and younger. She is continuing her college education, in the meanwhile, she likes spending time with her 8 year old niece and her 10 year old nephew.