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Justin Pelen

University of California, Riverside, B.S. Biology


After choosing to pursue a career in education over medicine, Justin graduated with a BA in Biology from the University of California, Riverside, and started his career in public education before transitioning to the private sector as a director at an education company. Combining his passion for dance (909 Hip Hop Dance Troupe director at UC Riverside), Justin loves to teach children in funny and wacky ways through movement and dance that make learning truly enjoyable.

Justin's Classes

  • STEM: Chemistry Club (3-4)

    Learn about chemistry through various experiments dealing with chemical reactions.

  • Mushy Math (4-5)

    Practice adding, grouping, and building those motor skills while creating works of art using playdough!

  • Magnatile Architects (5-6)

    Plan, design, and build a new world with your favorite Magnatiles!

  • Superhero Fitness (3-6)

    Get ready to practice your gross motor skills with action-packed superhero moves!

  • Sticky STEM (4-5)

    Learn different STEM concepts using playdough for hands-on activities.

  • Construction Funstruction (6-7)

    No job too big and no job too small in this introduction engineering class!

  • Math Wizardry (3-4)

    Cast spells and mix potions by adding and subratcting in this class's wizard world!

  • Mini Einsteins (3-4)

    Why is the sky blue? How do airplanes fly? Learn the answers and more!

  • Sticky STEM (3-4)

    Learn different STEM concepts using playdough for hands-on activities.

  • Sticky STEM (5-6)

    Learn different STEM concepts using playdough for hands-on activities.

  • BumoBoogie (3-6)

    Learn about 8-count and sequencing movements to fun, child-appropriate songs.

  • Mini Einsteins (5-6)

    Why is the sky blue? How do airplanes fly? Learn the answers and more!

  • Mini Einsteins (4-5)

    Why is the sky blue? How do airplanes fly? Learn the answers and more!

  • Dinosaur Disco (2-3)

    Learn about the prehistoric era and dinosaurs while engaging in fun dance activities!

  • Magnatile Architects (4-5)

    Plan, design, and build a new world with your favorite Magnatiles!

  • Cracking the Code (4-5)

    Error 404! Help crack code and learn simple coding techniques through patterns and sequences.

  • Mushy Math (3-4)

    Practice adding, grouping, and building those motor skills while creating works of art using playdough!

  • STEM: Chemistry Club (5-6)

    Learn about chemistry through various experiments dealing with chemical reactions.

  • Mushy Math (5-6)

    Practice adding, grouping, and building those motor skills while creating works of art using playdough!

  • Construction Funstruction (5-6)

    No job too big and no job too small in this introduction engineering class!

  • Handwriting Super Powers (3-4)

    Gain some new superhero powers by practicing your fine motor skills with our writing class!

  • STEM: Chemistry Club (4-5)

    Learn about chemistry through various experiments dealing with chemical reactions.

  • Cracking the Code (3-4)

    Error 404! Help crack code and learn simple coding techniques through patterns and sequences.

  • Magnatile Architects (3-4)

    Plan, design, and build a new world with your favorite Magnatiles!