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
  • Kitti Mayne, Village at North Director
  • 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 
  • Alfonso Pacheco, Custodian

Preschool Classrooms

Orange Room  Kathy Mess and Lynda Callor

Yellow Room  Niki Ruybal and Melody Nelson

Gold Room  Jaqui Villalobos and Sarah Johnson

Green Room  Maddie Warner and Analisa Bessette

Purple Room Merja Duke and Kim Hall

Pink Room  Becky Barton and Jaime Channin

Blue Room  Tracey Meara and Gabi Rodriquez

Rainbow Room  Dianna Vavrik and Wendy Abalos

Red Room  Katie Billinger and Sara Shaw

Floater  Francisca Beltran

Before/After Care and PEP Fridays

Dianna Vavrik, Julie Gourgeon, Pat Egeberg, Karla Ibarra and Maddie Warner



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
  • Amy Prins, OTR
  • Sussy Aguilera, ECSE
  • Amanda Kanaber, SLP
  • Kim Hounshell, SLP
  • Michelle Butler, CCC-SLP
  • Tammy Prince, COTA
  • Katie Jenkins, PT
  • Special Education Paraprofessionals - Barbara Frey, Misako Mimori,  Michele Thompson, Gelina Mock, Julie Gourgeon