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Christ Lutheran preSchool Leadership

Our passionate and highly qualified, credentialed teachers, pastors, and staff are at the heart of inspiring and empowering students daily.

Christ Lutheran preSchool Leadership

Our passionate and highly qualified, credentialed teachers, pastors, and staff are at the heart of inspiring and empowering students daily.

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Lisa Holloway

Director of Preschool
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Lisa Holloway serves as Preschool Director at Christ Lutheran Preschool in Costa Mesa, California.  She has over 24 years of experience in Lutheran education and has taught ages ranging from 2-6 years old. She has a passion for all things preschool. Lisa’s undergraduate degree is from Concordia University, Seward and she has a Master of Education with an emphasis in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Phoenix and a Masters of Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood from Grand Canyon University. Additionally, Lisa serves on the Pacific Southwest Lutheran Educators Conference committee.  

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Lisa Holloway

Director of Preschool
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Lisa Holloway serves as Preschool Director at Christ Lutheran Preschool in Costa Mesa, California.  She has over 24 years of experience in Lutheran education and has taught ages ranging from 2-6 years old. She has a passion for all things preschool. Lisa’s undergraduate degree is from Concordia University, Seward and she has a Master of Education with an emphasis in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Phoenix and a Masters of Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood from Grand Canyon University. Additionally, Lisa serves on the Pacific Southwest Lutheran Educators Conference committee.  

OUR PRESCHOOL TEAM

OUR PRESCHOOL TEAM

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Doreen Graham

"Pink Stars" Lead Teacher
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Kim Christensen

"Pink Stars" Co-Lead
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Margie Ponce

"Pink Stars" Aide
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Elena Ramirez

"Purple Stars" Lead Teacher
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Emma Norton

"Purple Stars" Co-Lead
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Katie Warrick

"Blue Stars" Lead Teacher
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CeCe Paz

"Blue Stars" Co-Lead
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Staci Chapman

"Red Stars" Lead Teacher
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Kyara Elias

"Red Stars" Co-Lead
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Lupita Blancarte

"Green Stars" Lead Teacher
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Corinne Messaoudi

"Green Stars" Co-Lead
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Meg Schneider

"Orange Stars" Lead Teacher
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Irene Taylor

"Orange Stars" Co-Lead
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Michelle Rieke

"Yellow Stars" Lead Teacher
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Carlie Maldonado

"Yellow Stars" Co-Lead
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Julene Riechart

Outdoor Classroom Lead Teacher
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Karen Anderson

Outdoor Classroom Co-Lead
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Jennifer Messaoudi

Preschool Office Assistant
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Ana Mai

Preschool Sub
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Jennifer Messaoudi

Preschool Office Assistant
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TODDLER PROGRAM

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Kim Christensen

"Pink Stars" Teaching Lead
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2-YEAR-OLD PROGRAM

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Staci Chapman

"Purple Stars" Teaching Lead
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Irene Taylor

"Purple Stars" Co-Teacher
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PRESCHOOL PROGRAM

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Ana Mai

"Red Stars" Teaching Lead
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Kyara Elias

"Red Stars" Co-Teacher
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Katie Warrick

Ana Mai

"Blue Stars" Teaching Lead
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CeCe Paz

"Blue Stars" Co-Teacher
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Jennifer Burnett

"Orange Stars" Teaching Lead
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Lupita Blancarte

"Green Stars" Teaching Lead
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Emma Norton

"Green Stars" Co-Teacher
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TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN (TK) PROGRAM

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Michelle Rieke

"Yellow Stars" Teaching Lead
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Samantha Diaz

"Yellow Stars" Co-Teacher
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OUTDOOR CLASSROOM 

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Julene Richhart

Outdoor Classroom Specialist
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Mary Dahlia

Outdoor Classroom Specialist
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TEACHING SUPPORT 

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Karen Anderson

Assistant Teacher
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Kandice Pasquella

Assistant Teacher
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