Meet Our Team

Mercy Ishida

Mercy Ishida

Executive Director

Mercy Ishida is the Executive Director of multiple Building Kidz locations and the Franchise Owner of the Building Kidz School located in Daly City.

She holds an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and Bachelors Degree in Business Management. She has had the privilege to work with children of different ages since 2007.  Mercy has a genuine love for children and finds much joy knowing that her passion helps to mold and shape the children of tomorrow.  She is grateful that her involvement in each child’s life can help shape their personal development and confidence.

Mercy is focused on providing a safe, nurturing, hygienic, and age-appropriate environment for children to develop socially, emotionally, cognitively, and physically.

Raeli Aguirre

Raeli Aguirre

School Director

Raeli Aguirre is the Director of Building Kidz Daly City DBA Imagination Station.

She has devoted her life since 2002 to early childhood education. Raeli has had the opportunity to work with children from birth to five years old.

Prior to working with Building Kidz, she had the privilege to manage Imagination Station for 7 years under its previous ownership.

Raeli’s educational background is in Early Childhood Education. She believes each child is unique and needs a secure, caring, and stimulating environment in which to thrive.
Raeli prides on running a program that cultivates in each child a genuine love for learning.