Hello, my name is Joanna Port. Welcome to the Parenting Portal website. I am the Director at Crestwood Hills Preschool in Los Angeles, California. I have a Masters in Education from Pepperdine University and a Masters in Social Work from USC. In the past I have worked with families and children of all ages as a therapist, an educator, a parent consultant, a parenting group leader, and as Executive Director of Parents Education League in Los Angeles. I also spent an invaluable ten years as a stay at home mom with my four kids: Zoe, Levi , Ruby and Rae.
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