About Us

Appleseeds Academy was created by Leigh-Ellen Yarbrough (Lulu) who has over 25 years of experience in education and has a M.A.Ed in Educational Leadership in 2006. Leigh-Ellen’s experience ranges from teaching Early Childhood Education, Spanish, and Foster Kinship classes at LTCC , Director of Tahoe Montessori School and worked for the City of South Lake Tahoe for ten years.  Lulu’s philosophy is a combination of independent learning approach by Maria Montessori and STEAM while adding in common core courtesy skills. Children of all ages are enriched with a hand selected curriculum to meet the needs of all children. Appleseeds staff is compassionate and caring will many years of experience in teaching.   The school will serve organic fruits and veggies in season and subsidy is available for low income families.