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W E L C O M E 


Joni Jen is a mother, childhood educator and entrepreneur. Living and working in the Bay Area for over 30 years, she is the founder and President of Olive Children Foundation -- a non-profit organization that strives to prepare the children of today to be the leaders of tomorrow; the founder and CEO of Berkeley Academy, one of Fremont's most prominent Afterschool & Tutoring centers, we are proud to uphold our values of excellent education, leadership and service to our students and community. Joni's vision is centered around early access to quality education, irrespective of socioeconomic background. She hopes to realize this vision by applying a hands-on, experiment driven curriculum where children can learn by doing. Joni is nothing if not tenacious, persistently pursuing this dream for many years. When she isn’t working, Joni is kept busy by her golden retriever Lulu, who demands constant walks and belly rubs.

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COVID-19 Prevention Protocol

What's Happening at Berkeley Academy?

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At Berkeley Academy, we want to ensure the health and safety of all children and staffs during these unprecedented times. Please note the following Protocol that we follow.


If a child/staff is exhibiting any COVID symptoms, or with a fever of 100 degree or higher, he/she will not be allowed to return until symptom-free for 72 hours. A doctor’s clearance is required upon return.

​Disinfection of Our Facility:

  • Clorox wipes, Alcohol Spray, and UVC (UltraViolet C) disinfection, and EPA registered Hypochlonous Acid spray to disinfect our facility in each classroom and common areas daily to cover all surface areas. (Information can be provided upon request)

Our Staff:

  • Entire staff are fully vaccinated. 

  • Staff will monitor symptoms regularly  when reporting to work.

  • Staff are required to wear masks at all times, except eating and drinking.

  • Staff will be taken temperatures upon arrival and sanitize/wash hands throughout the day. 

Our  Students:

  • All the students will be taken COVID-19 Antigen Test every other week (with parents' consent) by our CDPH (California Department Public Health) trained staff.

  • Temperature checks will be taken upon arrival along with a verbal questionnaire regarding symptoms and possible exposure.

  • Students are required to sanitize/wash hands throughout the day.

  • Outside shoes and backpack will be placed at the porch (shoe storage will be assigned).  A pair of indoor shoes are required to wear in the facility and outdoor play area.

  • Students to wear masks at all time except eating and drinking.

Our Parents:

  • Parents/drivers will wear masks and drop off students at the door, at all time, and will not be permitted to enter the facility.

  • If a family travels out of the country, please follow CDC travel guideline.  

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