Apple Pie Preschool
    Highway One/ PO Box 250
    Big Sur, California 93920
    (831) 667-2921 ext. 21
    Apple Pie offers a full day and/or part day preschool program.
    It is located on the Captain Cooper Elementary School site. 
    The Preschool is open on school days from 8:30 - 4:00. 
    Tuition assistance is available for families who qualify.
    Please contact the School Site for information
    or click on the links to your left.
    The Staff at Apple Pie:
    Mandy Slupinski                     Mandy
    Head Teacher
    (831) 667-2921 ext. 21
    Mandy was born and raised in Cachagua and attended Carmel Unified Schools as a youth.  Mandy first began working with children in 1992 as a high school volunteer at Carmelo and fell in love with the idea of becoming an early childhood educator.  She now holds a Site Supervisor Permit in ECE and is enjoying watching her own four children attend CUSD schools.


    Neil Baldwin                                                              Neil
    Neil Baldwin, an England native, has worked in the field of Early Childhood Education for more than 20 years. He earned 30 college units in Early Childhood Education from Sonoma State University. Neil specializes in gardening and outdoor nature education with young children.

    Neil Baldwin, nativo de England, ha trabajado en el área de Educación temprana de la niñez por más de 20 años. Obtuvo 30 unidades universitarias en Educación temprana de la niñez de la Sonoma State University. Neil se especializa enseñar la naturaleza, más específicamente jardinería y educación al aire libre a los niños pequeños.



    Gin Velasquez                                                         Gin
    Teacher's Aide
    Gin has worked at Apple Pie Preschool for more than 10 years, and at Captain Cooper for 17 years. She has 12 units in Early Childhood Education from Monterey Peninsula College. She raised three children of her own and has lived in Big Sur for more than 20 years. Gin enjoys doing crafts and artwork with the children at Apple Pie.
    Gin ha trabajado en Apple Pie Preschool por más de 10 años, y en  Captain Cooper por 17 años. Ha obtenido 12 unidades en Educación temprana de la niñez, del Monterey Peninsula College. Ha criado a tres hijos y vivido en Big Sur por más el 20 años. Le gusta hacer artesanías y trabajos artísticos con los niños de Apple Pie.