Elementary and Preschool
Our School Staff
Evelia "YaYa" Salcido
"YaYa" has been an educator for 15 years and has spent 11 of those years on staff at our school. She loves the A Beka curriculum and the ability to teach Bible stories to the students here at GracePointe. She enjoys travel with her 3 children.
School Administrative Secretary
Kimberly started on our staff in 2014. She was a volunteer at GracePointe before joining our team and feels blessed to be part of such a loving staff. Kimberly is a native Tucsonan, is married to her wonderful husband, and they have 2 beautiful children who attend GracePointe Christian Academy.
Church and School Administrative Assistant
Heather joined the GracePointe staff in 2013, and has been a part of our church since 2010. She loves helping the office to run smoothly. As the devoted mom of 2 great kids, Heather doesn't have much time for hobbies...but she enjoys taking lots of photos, reading, and cooking tacos! (We've also heard she loves rainbows and puppies)
Teacher - 3 Year Olds ("Bumblebees")
Robin rejoined our school staff in 2013 after a bit of a hiatus...we're so excited that she is working with our "Bumblebees" this year!
Teacher Assistant - 3 Year Olds ("Bumblebees")
Angie join our GracePointe staff in 2016.
Teacher - 4 Year Olds ("Monkeys")
Geralyn has worked at the school since 2011and loves how our curriculum integrates God's word. She is married and has a wonderful son.
Teacher - 4 Year Olds ("Cubbies")
Debbie has been teaching 4 and 5 year olds at our school since 1992! She loves the way the staff blends together and seeing her former students after they've graduated from the school. Debbie has been married 35 years and has 3 grown children that all attended school here. She enjoys the desert and especially likes hiking.
Teacher Assistant - 4 Year Olds
Anna joined our GracePointe staff in 2016.
Teacher - Kindergarten ("Frogs")
Lydia has been with our school since 2004 and has attended our church for over 30 years! She loves the relationships she has developed with other staff members and helping children learn about God. She is married with 3 children and 6 grandchildren.
Teacher Assistant - Kindergarten ("Frogs")
Yvonne first joined our school staff in 2012 and loves working with the students. She is married with 3 wonderful children.
Teacher - 1st Grade ("Eagles")
CarolAnn has been a staff member with our school since 1993. She loves seeing students and their families grow in faith and enjoys showing God's love in the classroom. She likes to travel with her husband.
Teacher - 2nd Grade ("Explorers")
Mindy joined our staff in 2016.
Teacher - 3rd Grade ("Light Keepers")
Madalyn joined our staff here at GracePointe Chrisitan Academy in 2013. She loves spending time with her students and seeing them grow in love for Jesus and academically. Madalyn was married in 2013 to the love of her life!
Teacher - 4th & 5th Grade ("Owls")
Jill has been a teacher since 2010 in both the public school setting and here at our school. She joined our staff in 2012 and loves being able to share the gospel with students and their families. She also likes the staff prayer time. Jill is single and one of her hobbies is "Creative Memories" scrapbooking.
Lisa joined our staff in 2013. She feels blessed to teach in a Christian School because of her love for the Lord and her belief in a Christ-centered curriculum. Lisa and her husband have 3 children.
Marie taught in the public school system for 33 years and has been working with students in our school since 2001. She loves to help the students worship God through Christian music. Marie is an avid reader, quilter, and grandmother of 5 and mother of 2 sons.