Meet The Team
Jeifrene Small – Director
Jeifrene holds a bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Finance with a minor in Marketing. She worked as a retail, corporate and private banker for fifteen years. For the past seven years Jeifrene has been a Montessori toddler teacher and administrator. She lives in West Bay with her husband and their two son’s ages ten, and five.
Simone Ross – General Manager
Simone holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from ST. Thomas University, Miami, Fl. With over ten years of teaching experience of varying grade levels in both the private and public school system Simone brings a considerable amount of knowledge of our education system to Starfish Village. With a passion for children Simone currently serves as General Manager at Starfish Village.READ MORE
Simone serves on the board of directors for Feed Our Future Cayman a non-profit organization that provides healthy school meals for children in need.
Influential mentors include her siblings, teachers and professors. She is particularly grateful to her grandmother, who taught her the importance of dedication, and family.
Simone lives in George Town with her husband and their two daughters, one cat, and one dog. When not working, Simone likes to cook, bake, paint, and swim.
Celita Lavine – Early Childhood Practitioner
Celita loves working with children and is passionate about seeing young minds developing to be smart, creative and intelligent thinkers. She has been residing in the Cayman Islands with her husband for over 16 years and is the mother of three. She has formal training in the area of Early Childhood Education and has worked in a number of institutions in the Cayman Islands for over 13 years. Celita is presently pursuing a Bachelors of Science Degree in Primary Education and is a Child Care Practitioner at Starfish Village.