Meet the Team
Linda Pauley has been the Director of Risen Savior Early Learning Center since it opened in 2002. She holds a BA degree from Arizona State University's College of Business and an MA Ed. degree from Concordia St. Paul in Early Childhood Education. She has been a Fellow in both the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Legacy Leaders and the Harris Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Training Institute. Linda also is advocate for early childhood issues in Arizona for both the workforce and the children, who deserve quality early care and education.
Julie Capistran is the Assistant Director - Operations and has been working at Risen Savior for over 20 years! She manages HR, the federal food program subsidy, and purchasing for the center.
Jill Lopez is the Assistant Director - Staff and Family Development and has been part of the Risen Savior team for over 15 years. She teaches religion (Jesus Time!), assists with weekly Chapel, and provides technical assistance in the classrooms.
Jeanne Hernandez is the Admissions Counselor for our center. She has been at Risen Savior for 20 years as well! Jeanne provides tours for potential families and assists with the transition from home to school. Jeanne also provides professional development and technical assistance to staff.