Miss Tricia has been on staff since 1998 in various capacities. She is currently our before- and after-school extended care director. She was a student here from K-8th grade. Miss Tricia leads Summer in the Son, our summer day camp program. She is currently in a teacher credential program and aspires to teach Kindergarten someday. She enjoys reading, movies, and spending time with friends and family.
Miss Ruth Valdez
Morning Care and After Care
Working at ECS since 2013, Miss Ruth feels it is such a privilege from God to be able to work in a place surrounded by his presence. At this moment, she works as a kindergarten aide and also works morning and afternoon daycare. It has always been her dream job to work with kids and teach them all about God. Her goal is to become a teacher and she is striving to obtain a bachelor's degree at CSUSM. Ruth also currently leads the children's ministry and youth group at the church where her father is the pastor. She feels it is such a blessing to be serving in a Christian school!
Mrs. Diane Pombert
Mrs. Pombert has been teaching at our school for 30 years! She has always taught Kindergarten in the same classroom. Her daughter Tricia attended ECS from Kindergarten through eighth grade, and is now the Daycare Director. Her son Rob lives in Escondido. His three daughters have attended ECS, and the youngest one is now in eighth grade here. Mrs. Pombert loves reading, knitting, quilting, and giraffes. Mostly, she loves teaching children about Jesus!
Mrs. Julie Mitchell
Miss Julie is our junior high math aide and works in after-school daycare. She has been at ECS since 2007. Her daughter is in 7th grade. Her hobbies include knitting, crochet and cross-stitch. Most of all she enjoys spending time with her family and has been a seven-time host for our Korean exchange students.