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  • Meet Our Team

    All of our driving instructors have an Occupational Driving Instructor License, a license that is obtained throughout the Department of Motor Vehicles after meeting all California State requirements. The State of California requires driving instructors to complete an instructional program for a minimum of sixty (60) hours covering traffic laws and motor vehicle safety. Also, instructors need to pass physical and background tests, have a clean driving record and strong communication skills.
    All our Driving Instructors are employees supervised by the school driving operator, and they are not independent contractors.

    In addition to these driving instructors, our school has additional substitute instructors that are not listed on our website. This helps us to be able to accommodate your needs when is necessary.

  • Ailyn Mejia

    Ailyn is the office manager. She is in charge of answering your questions in regards to the Department of Motor Vehicles driver license applicant requirements. Ailyn is happy to answer your questions, plan your appointments, help resolve concerns and make your visits positive. It is important to her that each one of you enjoy a feeling of ease in our office. She holds a traffic violator instructor license as well.

    Spoken languages: English and Spanish

    • Contact me: contact@kanor.net
  • Daisy Peralta

    Daisy is the assistant manager. She answeres inquiries from parents, students, and staff. She schedules and coordinates meetings for students and instructors, as well as assisting with registrations, payments, and confirming appointments.  She holds a driving instructor license as well.

    Spoken Languages: English and Spanish

  • Frank Garcia

    Hi, my name is Frank Garcia, and I enjoy teaching driving skills to students of all ages and backgrounds.  I have 15 years of experience as a road test examiner as well as customer service.  I can help students that have no skills for students who just need to brush up on their defensive driving and rules of the road to pass the written and driving test with the Department of Motor Vehicles.
    I served in the United States Navy for four and a half years.  Half of those, attached to the Marines as their combat medic.  I did training in different medical emergency scenarios. I traveled to foreign countries such as Japan and Korea as part of my military training. I've also been to Canada, Puerto Rico, and different states of the U.S. 
    I am married and have two teenage boys.  My hobbies are cooking, gardening, and watching movies on Netflix.  I enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, and camping.  I take pleasure in basketball, racquetball, and tennis. 

               Spoken languages: English and Spanish

  • Pamela Barron

    Hi! My name is Pamela Barron. I am a fully qualified instructor and a certified CPR Responder. I know this is the most important time of your life learning to drive. So too is choosing the right driving instructor. I have worked with students of all ages and in all weather conditions. Your in-car instruction in automotive control, defensive driving, and risk management is my area of expertise. I will instruct you on the California Vehicle Code information and the fine motor skills necessary for earning your California driver's license. I look forward to learning with you. So hurry and book your appointment today.

    Spoken languages: English

  • Antonio Brito

    I have been working for Kanor Driving School for over twenty-six years now, I consider this is a very good company to work for in many ways; but more important than anything is that I love what I do, teaching a new driver to be a safe driver. My goal is to prepare students not only to pass the driving test but to prepare them for many unexpected driving situations; I may have to be very strict at times with my students like when I am teaching anything to my own two teens at home; but, when it comes to safety, I believe no one can ever be too careful. I am at your service, and I hope to see you soon behind the wheel! 

    Spoken languages: English and Spanish

  • Kendall Veith

    Hi! My name is Kendall Veith. I hold a bachelor's degree in linguistics from CSULB and lived in Canada for two years continuing my education. I know that learning to drive can be stressful, but being mindful and prepared will help you do your best on the road. I have been practicing driving for ten years and I believe that we are constantly improving. I am supportive and open and ready to help you reach your highest potential!

    Spoken Languages: English

     

  • Carrie Meek Rios

    Hi, My name is Carrie Meek Rios, and I have over ten years' experience as a driving instructor. I have a background in child development and education. Whether it is helping students become better drivers on the road or in a school setting, I am happy to offer my guidance and years of experience. In my free time, you can find me traveling and spending time with my friends and family. I have many hobbies that I enjoy, but the one that I enjoy the most is baking. A fun fact about me is that before being a driving instructor, I was a preschool teacher.