OUR SCHOOL STAFF


  • EVELIA "YAYA" SALCIDO  school director    

    "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.

  • tONYA LIZARRAGA  school administrative ASSISTANT

    Bio coming soon!

  • HEATHER HERR   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)

  • ROBIN SMITH   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!


  • ANGIE HOEFFNER   teacher assistant - 3 year olds ("bumblebees")

    Angie join our GracePointe staff in 2016.  She has been teaching for 19 years.  She has been married for 25 years and have 3 wonderful kids (2 boys & 1 girl) and 2 beautiful grandkids.  Spending time with her grandkids keeps her busy in her spare time.  She loves the staff and students here at GracePointe.

  • GERALYN COMOLLI   teacher - 4 year olds ("monkeys") 

    Geralyn has worked at the school since 2011 and loves how our curriculum integrates God's word. She is married and has a wonderful son.

  • Serina corral-Jaime  teacher assistant (monkeys)

    Bio coming soon!

  • DEBBIE SILVA   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. 

  • ANNA DRAKE   teacher assistant - 4 year olds

    Anna has worked in public education for 8 years mainly with Special Education.  She joined our staff in 2016.  She loves working with the advanced curriculum and hopes to jump start a love for learning in the kids.  She is married to the love of her life and the Lord blessed them with a daughter who attends GracePointe.


  • LYDIA MARTINEZ   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.

  • YVONNE NEVAREZ   teacher assistant - kindergarten ("frogs")

    Yvonne first joined our school staff in 2012 and has enjoined working with students since 2002. She is married with 3 wonderful children.

  • CAROLANN OSOLLO   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.

  • dalia Valencia teacher assistant  1st & 2nd grade

    Dalia joined us this year at GracePointe.  She has been working with kids and families for the past 3 years. Both of her boys are attending GracePointe.  She is a UofA graduate.  She loves to dance, art and food!

  • Melinda FUENTES   teacher - 2nd grade ("explorers")

    Melinda joined our staff in 2016. She has been working in the education field for numerous years. She loves working with the staff and students here at GracePointe and especially loves the small Christian environment.

  • KIMBERLY DEYO   TEACHER -3RD GRACE (LIGHTKEEPERS)

    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.

  • JILL GRAY   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" scrap booking. 

  • Michelle Martinez  teacher assistant 4th & 5th grade

    Bio coming soon!

  • MARIE MORRIS   music teacher

    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.