Staff Directory

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

  • Kim Bryant, ECE Principal of the Village at North and Village at Highland
  • Chris Krutsche, Administrative Assistant to the Principal and Director
  • Jodi Lee, Administrative Assistant/Registrar
  • Michelle Wheeler, Education Manager 
  • Lyn Powell, Health Assistant/Attendence
  • Elizabeth Rios, Family Parterships Parent Liaison
  • Marcy Foster, Family Partnerships Counselor
  • Carlos Vargas, Building Facilitator 
  • Reina Cuellar, Custodian

Preschool Classrooms

Orange Room  Kathy Mess and Karla Ibarrra Cerventes

Yellow Room Cindy Trujillo and Analisa Bessette

White Room AM Jaqui Villalobos and Alexandra Barella

White Room PM Francisca Beltran

Gold Room  Jessica Gallegos and Catalina Ramirez

Green Room  Lakyn Leleux and Francisca Beltran

Purple Room Merja Duke and Natalie Schaffer

Blue Room  Gabi Rodriquez and Wendy Abalos

Rainbow Room  Dianna Vavrik and Michelle Abalos

Red Room  Katie Billinger 


Before Care: Dianna Vavrik and Gabi Rodriguez

After Care: Pat Egeberg and Karla Ibarra Cerventes

PEP Fridays: Karla Ibarra Cerventes, Francisca Beltran and Catalina Ramirez


Student Support Services

Child Find

  • Jodi Lee, Administrative Assistant
  • Alicia Steen, Psychologist 
  • Cassidy Bell, OTR
  • Sharie Jaeger, SLP
  • Sussy Aguilera, ECSE

Special Education Team

  • Jodi Lee, Administrative Assistant
  • Tara Manto, ECSE
  • Kendra Hatler, ECSE
  • Marcy Foster, Counselor
  • Ruth Barnes, Psychologist
  • Tammy Prince, COTA/L
  • Sussy Aguilera, ECSE
  • Amanda Kanaber, SLP
  • Kim Hounshell, SLP
  • Charlotte Loughran, SLP
  • Tammy Prince, COTA
  • Katie Jenkins, PT
  • Special Education Paraprofessionals - Loyda Deldago, Barbara Frey, Misako Mimori, Gelina Mock, , Sara Shaw, Michele Thompson and Ashley Vaughn