Catrina Sheen studied Special Education at the University of Hamburg and Dance Education at the Lola-Rogge-School in Hamburg. She studied Early Childhood Education at Merritt College in Oakland. Since immigrating to the US in 2002, she has worked in several preschools, dance schools, and German language schools in the Bay Area (including Shan Yee Poon Ballet School, the Bay Area Kinderstube and the German School of San Francisco). In October 2012 (when her daughter, Maryam, was three), she opened Kita on Kains daycare together with her husband. Catrina plays the ukulele and the guitar and loves to sing and dance with the children in her care.

Jason Sheen received his BA in English Literature and Comparative Religion at Oberlin College. He has studied Early Childhood education at Merritt College and has Preschool teaching experience as an assistant teacher at Grand Lake Montessori. Much to the delight of his now nine year old daughter, he and his wife opened Kita on Kains Daycare and have been running it as a family business since late 2012. Jason enjoys playing guitar and singing with the children in his care.