Administrative and Academic Program Development Personnel

Sister Liliana Franco, ODN

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Provincial Superior
Province of the Pacific
Sisters of the Company of Mary Our Lady

  • Honorary Doctorate in Education, Colombia
  • School Principal, La Enseñanza, (Pre-School – High School) Medellin, Colombia

Sister Ernestine Velarde, ODN

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President
Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac School

  • Sisters of the Company of Mary international leadership team. Rome, Italy – 12 years
  • Master degrees from Loyola Marymount University and University of San Francisco
  • Served in various levels of education as teacher and administrator
  • English professor, Sophia Junior College, Japan
  • Director of Mission Office, Diocese of Orange

Annette Zaleski, M.A.Ed

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Principal
Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac Catholic High School

  • Masters in Catholic Educational Leadership.
  • Vast experience in school administration, elementary and high school
  • Served as Associate Superintendent of Schools in the Diocese of San Bernardino
  • Member of the Sisters of the Company of Mary international Education Committee

Sister Kathy Schneider, ODN

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Curriculum Committee Coordinator

  • Doctorate in Modern European History
  • Lecturer at the University of California Riverside
  • Lectures internationally on Catholic School Identity and related educational topics
  • Taught at Mater Dei High school.
  • Past president of Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac School in Temecula.

Dr. Anthony Sabatino, Ed.D.

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Curriculum Committee

  • Doctor in Education
  • Presently Director of the Catholic School Leadership Program, Loyola Marymount University
  • Spent most of his life in Catholic education
  • Served in school administration at various Catholic schools in Illinois and California

Joseph Balleweg

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Curriculum Committee

  • Bachelor’s degree in English
  • Further studies in administration and curriculum development.
  • Presently Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment for K-12 schools for the Temecula Valley Unified School District.
  • Taught at Chaparral
  • Served in administration at Great Oak High School

Kristen Mora, M.A.Ed.

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Curriculum Committee

  • Masters degree in curriculum development
  • Involved in Catholic education for close to 30 years
  • 8years on the administrative team of Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac School; became principal in 2011.
  • Serves on the steering committee for the high school.

Rob Linsalato, M.A.

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Curriculum Committee

  • Masters in psychology
  • Presently Assistant Professor and Program Director of the undergraduate program in psychology at Azusa Pacific University.
  • Experience in developing online and traditional subject coursework
  • Works with committees charged with curriculum development at APU.

Terry Gonzalez, M.A.Ed.

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Curriculum Committee

  • Masters in Educational Administration
  • Assistant Principal of Academic Achievement at Saint Anthony High School in Long Beach
  • Over 30 years in Catholic education serving both as a history teacher and administrator at Mater Dei High School
  • Past principal of Rosary High School, Diocese of Orange, CA

FINANCE COMMITTEE

SISTER GLORIA LONDOÑO, ODN

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  •   Masters in Religious Studies
  • Past principal, Company of Mary School La   Enseñanza,   Medellin, Colombia

SISTER LETICIA SALAZAR, ODN

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  • Member of the Province leadership team, Province of the Pacific
  • Masters in Bioethics from Loyola Marymount University

MARCOS RAMIREZ

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  • MBA Business Administration and MBA Strategy and Leadership
  • Adjunct faculty at Loyola Marymount

PHIL RIES, CPA

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  • Served as Director of Finance in the Diocese of Nevada and Orange for 37 years