Mrs. Kara Schroeder has been the Director and teacher at The Big Backyard since it opened it’s doors in 2009. Miss Kara received her Degree in Education from Martin Luther College in 1997. After graduating from college she taught 3rd-5th grades. When she and her husband Chris started their family she decided to go back to school for Early childhood Education. All her children attended cooperative preschools in Orange County. She has served on the Orange County Council of Parent Participation Nursery Schools and has worked at a preschool in Garden Grove before writing a grant to open The Big Backyard Preschool. She is passionate about children and Early Education! Miss Kara teachers the morning classes and Ready to Read Program at The Big Backyard Preschool.