Founded by a mom.
Inspired by little ones.
Dedicated to families.
. . .
RYAN JORDAN, MOTHER OF TWO, FOUNDED THIS AWARD-WINNING LOS ANGELES NANNY AGENCY IN HONOR OF THE JOY, IMPORTANCE, AND HILARITY OF RAISING HAPPY, THOUGHTFUL KIDS.
LEFT: OUR FOUNDER LISTENS INTENTLY TO HER BABY GIRL’S GROUNDBREAKING STRATEGIES FOR THE EDUCATED NANNIES’ WEBSITE! RIGHT: OUR FOUNDER’S SWEET SON DEMONSTRATES A NATURAL ABILITY FOR BRINGING OUT THE TOOTHIEST OF SMILES. A FUTURE DENTIST, PERHAPS?
LET’S HELP YOUR CHILD SOAR
WE’RE TRUSTED, EXPERIENCED, CELEBRATED, CERTIFIED, PREPARED & 100% COMMITTED TO YOUR FAMILY’S SUCCESS
Since opening in Los Angeles, CA in 2013, Educated Nannies earned the Red Tricycle Award for Most Awesome Agency in Los Angeles. Our Founder, Ryan Jordan was also featured in the Huffington Post for young entrepreneurs who inspire others, and she was nominated for the LA Business Journal’s Women Making a Difference Award. We are proud members of the International Nanny Association. Our agency’s nannies are registered with TrustLine upon hire and have CPR/first aid certifications.
we believe in L.I.G.H.T.
THE SAME VALUES WE TEACH OUR OWN CHILDREN ARE UPHELD IN EVERY PART OF OUR BUSINESS.
FURTHERMORE, WE KNOW & CELEBRATE THAT THERE IS NOT JUST ONE COOKIE-CUTTER TYPE OF FAMILY.
WE PROUDLY SUPPORT AND WORK WITH FAMILIES, PARENTS & CHILDREN FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE.
THROUGH THICK & THIN. A Testimonial….
“I called Ryan in a time of severe need. I had a 4-month old who wasn’t sleeping, a 5-year old who desperately needed my attention and I was going through post-partum depression. I was requesting a miracle —A miracle is what I got. Kate is literally in my phone as “Kate Lifesaver.” Educated Nannies saved my family. It sounds very intense but when you’re in it… it is. Kate spent 4 nights with us that week. My daughter was sleep-trained by the third night thanks to Kate. From there on out — pure bliss. My family is very happy and we owe so much to Educated Nannies.”
– Dorian P.
Meet Ryan Jordan
Founder & CEO
Witnessing a child’s ‘Aha moment,’ is an inspiring treasure. I‘m passionate about working with parents to understand your goals and your child’s needs, treating your family as I would want mine to be treated, and offering suggestions based on my own experiences as a teacher, nanny, tutor, and mother.”
Ryan Jordan has enjoyed over twenty years of experience working with children and families as a teacher, nanny, and tutor. Ryan earned a multiple-subject teaching credential and Master of Arts in Education from Pepperdine University. In addition to teaching, Ryan spent more than six years as a full-time professional nanny for celebrities and high-profile families in Los Angeles.
Known for her positive attitude and Midwest work ethic, Ryan has been entrusted by many families to help find outstanding childcare and has become a valuable asset as a result. When she’s not collaborating with families, Ryan loves to travel with her husband, plan events, volunteer, host game nights, and play with her two little ones!
Meet our Team!
Ramar Le Grande
Born and raised in Oakland, California, Ramar Le Grande is one of (count ’em!) eight siblings! She has always loved working with children and she really enjoys learning about behavior management. We are blown away that this scholar has completed a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management AND a Masters Degree in Psychology. While in her psychology program, she was able to learn more about child development, from preschool to adolescence. Ramar has spent the majority of her career working in Administration and Human Resources. For the past eight years, Ramar has worked in education as an elementary teacher, afterschool educator, and preschool teacher. She considers her greatest accomplishment to be being the mother of six beautiful children, who she loves watching flourish daily. Ramar also loves to cook, travel with her husband, and sing Karaoke with her family.
While growing up in the Chicagoland area, and then all throughout her college career, childcare was always a constant in Dana Peltz’s daily schedule. She has simply always loved caring for children, and being a firsthand witness to watching them learn and grow. After graduating with an Associate’s Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, she worked in both clinical and administrative roles providing outstanding patient care for four years. Upon a cross country move from Chicago to Los Angeles, Dana began working with a nanny agency part-time helping many different families with their childcare needs. Her experience helping an abundance of families has proven to her the importance of making the perfect match for future families in need. She feels passionate about bringing her administrative knowledge and personal nanny experience to our team. Dana also enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and friends, group fitness classes, baking, and taking her dog to the dog beach.
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Originally from New York, Arianna is one of five siblings! She has always had a passion for working with children and helping others. Arianna started her career working as a nanny for families in the Hamptons. Throughout her undergraduate and graduate studies at Northeastern University and Wheelock College, Arianna spent her days caring for children of home, school and hospital settings. After teaching school for several years in Boston, Arianna relocated to Los Angeles where she ran a successful nanny agency, tutored and spent time as a private educator. This adventurer has also lived and taught in Seoul, Korea and Honolulu, Hawaii. Arianna is most proud of her role as a mother. She draws on that in her work, understanding firsthand the importance and impact of a strong relationship between a family and their nanny. We are lucky to have her unique and empathetic perspective, that comes from years of experience on the Educated Nannies team (and so are our clients!) Arianna’s other passions include camping, hiking, traveling, cooking and spending time with her brilliant son.
Born and raised in California, Alexis grew up with 3 younger siblings and a love for working with children at a young age. She earned her Child Development Teaching Permit and began her career at College Avenue Preschool working in classrooms with children aged 2 – 6 years old. Alexis was second in command making sure the office ran smoothly, that students were placed in the appropriate classrooms, and that the absolute best teachers were hired. After a fantastic decade spent working closely with children and families, Alexis found that she loved the rewarding feeling and impact she could have in hands-on childcare recruiting! Personable and friendly, Alexis considers her happy place to be in an environment where she can help others. She is thrilled when she helps candidates find their perfect job. In her spare time, you can find Alexis traveling, baking, cooking, cranking the gears at spin class, tackling DIY home projects, dreaming of and heading to Disneyland, and spending lots of time with her friends and family!
PLAY is the highest form of research.
— Albert Einstein
meet our team of EXPERTS!
EDUCATION AND CHILDCARE ARE COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS!
WE ONLY WORK WITH THOSE WHO INSPIRE US TO BE OUR BEST,
AND WHO CAN BRING THE MOST VALUE TO YOUR FAMILY.
THE LAW OFFICE OF LISA PIERSON WEINBERGER DRAFTS WONDERFUL AGREEMENTS
Lisa’s down-to-earth approach and practical expertise is a reassuring complement to any head of household. Helping families understand the laws and regulations that apply to in-home help and offering assistance with preparing any policies or agreements that may be required is her team’s mission. They advise employees on their legal rights and obligations, explaining relevant issues and supporting clients with drafting or completing any documentation or correspondence. On the employer side, we provide legal counsel on how to comply with applicable laws while reducing legal exposure and avoiding legal problems. The practice is exclusively focused on California and federal employment law.
TOM BREEDLOVE OF HOMEPAY MAKES PAYROLL, TAXES, & LABOR LAW COMPLIANCE EASY
Tom Breedlove offers Homepay, the leading payroll and tax firm solution for household employers. You can ensure your nanny is paid accurately and on time, every time! Homepay company will also prepare all the paperwork, including federal and state tax returns, and your employees’ W-2.
With Homepay, you are given an online account so you can make changes to payroll, modify personal information, view paystubs for past pay periods, access tax returns and more. Homepay promises to free up about 55 hours of time you would need to spend on this work yourself, and ensures your employee gets the benefits he or she deserves.
Additionally, your family will have access to tax breaks that can offset the majority, if not all of your employer taxes. HomePay is happy to walk you through these processes. Families are welcome to call for a free, no-hassle consultation. They’re here to help families and provide a solution that keeps them focused on the needs of their loved ones instead of figuring out how to be a tax expert.
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, DR. LINDSAY HELLER, AKA THE NANNY DOCTOR, SUPPORTS YOU!
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