Our Staff

Meet our Above & Beyond staff! Our excellent and licensed educators take great pride and joy in our work and we are able to meet to your child's individual needs.

Dina Araujo, Executive Director

Dina Araujo, Executive Director

My name is Joanna Holder. This is my seventh year working at ELP. I lived a military life for 24 years. I enjoy traveling. I really enjoy coming to school and teaching the children!

My name is Joanna Holder. This is my seventh year working at ELP. I lived a military life for 24 years. I enjoy traveling. I really enjoy coming to school and teaching the children!

My name is Ellen Carter and I am happily married. I currently hold my Bachelor of Science in Commerce . I have been in the business industry for more than 10 years. I am currently enrolled at CNM to further my education.

My name is Ellen Carter and I am happily married. I currently hold my Bachelor of Science in Commerce . I have been in the business industry for more than 10 years. I am currently enrolled at CNM to further my education.

My name is Samantha Saunier. This will be my fifth year at Early Learning Preschool. I am working to further my education. I am excited to be working with your children and you this year.

My name is Samantha Saunier. This will be my fifth year at Early Learning Preschool. I am working to further my education. I am excited to be working with your children and you this year.

My name is Jasmine Araujo and this is my third year teaching at ELP. I received my BA in both Speech and Hearing Sciences and Psychology from UNM. I am looking forward to teaching your kids and getting them ready for kindergarten

My name is Jasmine Araujo and this is my third year teaching at ELP. I received my BA in both Speech and Hearing Sciences and Psychology from UNM. I am looking forward to teaching your kids and getting them ready for kindergarten

My name is Susan Fullinwider. I have a BA in Elementary Education. This school year will be my 14th year teaching and my 1st year at ELP. I love teaching because I love making learning fun for others!

My name is Susan Fullinwider. I have a BA in Elementary Education. This school year will be my 14th year teaching and my 1st year at ELP. I love teaching because I love making learning fun for others!

My name is Mackenzie Watkins. This is my first year at ELP, but have been teaching for 4yrs, ages newborn-4th grade. I am pursuing my degree in Elementary Education. I have 2 sons. My family is my pride and joy!

My name is Mackenzie Watkins. This is my first year at ELP, but have been teaching for 4yrs, ages newborn-4th grade. I am pursuing my degree in Elementary Education. I have 2 sons. My family is my pride and joy!