The Growing Room at Live Oak


Competitive tuition rates, great teachers and a unique curriculum can be part of your child's day where learning is fun! Join us before and after school in a safe and nurturing environment. Childcare is personal at The Growing Room. Come experience the difference! Special needs children are welcome.



  • Families are able to choose the tuition option that best suits their needs.
  • The Growing Room admits all elementary school-age children regardless of race, color, nationality, or religious background.

Live Oak Staff


Teacher Spotlight

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Mr Shui, 3rd Grade Teacher

Q: When is your birthday?

A: November 12

Q: Where were you raised?

A: Hong Kong and Los Angeles near Disneyland

Q: What college did you attend?

A: UC San Diego

Q: What is your favorite book?

A: "The Little Engine that Could" because it has a good lesson. No matter how hard things get I think..."I can!"

Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: The Goonies

Q: What is your favorite TV show?

A: The Simpsons

Q: What is your favorite sport?

A: Basketball

Q: Who is your favorite Lakers' player?

A: Magic Johnson

Q: Do you have any pets?

A: I have a dog named Gizmo and 2 turtles

Q: Do you have any children?

A: Yes, I have 2 daughters their names are Victoria and Allison

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: I like to spend time with my family and friends. And, I also like to play basketball

Q: Do you have a dream car?

A: Yes, an RV camper so I can go on vacation and not have to use public bathrooms.

Q: Where did you work before being a teacher?

A: I was the Assistant Manager at City Bank

Q: Why did you become a teacher?

A: I originally wanted to be a pediatrician and work with kids. Then I visited a friend's classroom and decided to go back to school to become a teacher.

Q: How long have you been a teacher?

A: 10 years

Q: What is your favorite subject to teach?

A: My favorite subject to teach is citizenship. I like children to learn how to be a good citizen.

Q: Why did you choose to teach 3rd grade?

A: The principal offered me 3rd grade and I took it!

Q: Have you taught another grade?

A: I have taught 5th grade and substituted in Kindergarten. I have also taught 7th and 8th grades.

Q: Is Live Oak the only school you have worked at?

A: No it's the 3rd school I have worked at. I taught at Anaheim Elementary School, which is the school I attended, and I 've taught at Rio Vista which is in the Mt. Diablo School District.

Q: If you weren't a teacher, what job wold you be doing?

A: I'm already doing it, I'm a DAD! Also, if I had the skills I'd love to play basketball or maybe be a chef!