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: Jill Radow and Elaine Spies 
  • Purple Room: Merja Duke and Lea Hayes
  • Green Room:  Mary Shepard and Joy Ruppert
  • Pink Room: Ronni Keena and Ida Beltran
  • Orange Room: Rhiannon Pulley and Niki Ruybal
  • Brown Room: Dana Thieman and Wendy Abalos
  • Gold Room: Nadia Boyd and Bonnie Stephenson
  • Yellow Room: Jodi Ruybal and Tabby Boyd
  • White Room: Emily Marchetti and Debriana Beltran
  • Silver Room: Francisca Beltran and Tatum Torres
  • Floater: April Stones

Special Education Team

  • Kim Bryant - Coordinator of Special Programs
  • Jodi Lee, Secretary
  • Tara Manto, ECSE
  • Kendra Hatler, ECSE
  • Marcy Foster, Counselor
  • Ruth Barnes, Psychologist
  • 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
  • Deborah Bauer, PT
  • Barbara Frey, Misako Mimori, Julianne Fiedler, Amber Taylor, Michele Thompson, Gelina Mock, Monique Galindo - Special Education Paraprofessionals