Staff Directory

School and Classroom Staff

The Village staff are qualified, highly trained, caring individuals who enjoy children and are dedicated early childhood professionals. Each class is taught by a qualified lead teacher and a paraprofessional. Class size is limited to a maximum of 16 students. All of our teachers and paraprofessionals meet school district and state requirements for working with young children. Staff meet regularly to plan, problem solve, and communicate ideas regarding the program. Staff development and training is on-going. Staff meet regularly with parents and welcome suggestions and comments. Confidentiality is respected and practiced.

Administration and Support Staff

  • Marnie Yanacheak, Director/Principal
  • Susan Calhoun, Education Manager
  • Debi Reid, Family Partnerships Manager
  • Chris Krutsche, Office Manager/Principal's Secretary
  • Bev Carey, Secretary/Registrar 
  • Lyn Powell, Health Assistant
  • Hortensia Edwards, Translator and Classroom Support
  • Arlene Carlson, Family Partnerships Assistant Manager
  • Maria Castillo, ESL/ELA Title1-  Parent Outreach Coordinator
  • Carlos Vargas and Alfonso Pacheco, Custodians

Classroom Teachers

  • Rainbow Room: Kitti Mayne and Jenny Makis
  • Red Room: Brenda Smith and Myreya Beltran
  • Blue Room: Alessandria Amescua and Elaine Spies 
  • Purple Room: Kelly Collins and Merja Duke
  • Green Room:  Mary Shepard and Joy Ruppert
  • Pink Room: Karen Harper and Ida Beltran
  • Orange Room: Rhiannon Pulley and Francisca Beltran
  • Brown Room: Dana Thieman and Wendy Abalos
  • Gold Room: Nadia Boyd and Bonnie Stephenson
  • Yellow Room: Jodi Ruybal and Debriana Beltran
  • White Room: Emily Marchetti and Melissa Alcala

Special Education Team

  • Barb Ritchie - Coordinator of Special Programs
  • Jodi Lee, Secretary
  • Tara Manto, ECSE
  • Kendra Hatler, ECSE
  • Marcy Foster, Mental Health Professional
  • Margot Lombardi, Psychologist (Child Find)
  • Cassidy Bell, OTR(Child FInd)
  • Amy Prins, OTR
  • Juan Mendoza, COTA
  • Sussy Aguilera, ECSE
  • Nan Butler, SLP
  • Amanda Dreyer, SLP
  • Sharie Jaeger, SLP (Child Find)
  • Kim Scavuzzo, SLP
  • Barbara Frey, Misako Mimori, Tammy Roberts, Amber Taylor, Michele Thompson - Special Education Paraprofessionals