TLC Preschool Staff
TLC Preschool Director - Vacant
TLC Preschool Interim Director - Charlie Walsworth
Mr. Charlie was born and raised in Olympia, WA. After receiving his BA in Education, he moved to Alaska to drive tour buses, then began a career as a teacher and stayed in Alaska for almost 30 years, where he taught Resource Room, Physical Education and Special Education and coached lots of sports. He received his Masters Degree in School Administration, and then became an elementary school principal. After working in schools for more than 20 years, he retired to try something new, working for Court Services with the Alaska State Troopers. After retiring again, he and his wife moved to Arizona. Since living here, he's tested out several careers, most recently working for Alaska Airlines. Now he's back to what he loves--serving children and families and sharing his love for education. In his spare time, he loves music, tennis, and all sorts of sports, and keeps busy with church activities. He has four sons and just had his first granddaughter.
TLC Preschool Lead & 2s Teacher - Desiree Enriquez
Miss Desiree is a native to Casa Grande. She has two brothers and one sister, she enjoys spending time with her family. Desiree was baptized into the Christian faith in April 2017. She has always enjoyed working with children and holds an AA degree in Early Childhood Education.
TLC Preschool 3s Teacher - Maria Estrella
Mrs. Maria has been blessed to be involved with TLC Preschool on and off for several years, working as an assistant or a lead teacher. She has 9+ years of experience and an A.A. in Elementary Education. Ms. Maria is fluent in Spanish, has lived in Casa Grande almost her entire life, and enjoys being outdoors hiking, rock climbing, and just being in nature.
TLC Preschool 4s Teacher - Felicity Gabaldon
Miss Felicity was born and raised in Casa Grande. She has a younger brother and older sister. Miss Felicity is taking classes at Central Arizona College to receive her Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education, and eventually aiming for her Master's Degree. She loves spending time with children. She loves to spend her free time with her family.
TLC Preschool Afternoon Teacher - Rahberta Estrada
Miss Rahberta has lived in Casa Grande her whole life and has been part of the TLC family for the last three years with five years experience before joining us. Miss Rahberta is continuing her education at Central Arizona College to receive A.A. in Early Childhood Education. In December of 2015, she was blessed with a beautiful baby girl; they were both baptized in the Christian Faith at Trinity Lutheran Church. She spends her free time outside with her family going to the park or playing ball.
TLC Preschool Teaching Assistant - Krystle Lopez
Mrs. Krystle has been blessed with the opportunity to work with TLC preschool on and off for the last 6 years, with 8 years of childcare experience . She has been a member of Trinity Lutheran Church for almost 10 years now and enjoys her journey of continued growing faith. Krystle was born and raised in Manhattan, Illinois and has spent time living in North Carolina, Iowa and Mazatlan, Mexico. She has three children and is about to celebrate her 10-year anniversary with her husband. In her spare time she enjoys going on adventures with her family like camping, hiking and anything outdoors. She also enjoys cooking and writing.
TLC Preschool Teaching Assistant - Paizlie Salinas
Miss Paizlie was born and raised in Casa Grande. She has one older brother. Miss Paizlie is a senior in high school and is heading over to Central Arizona College after graduation to start her Early Childhood Education program. With her free time she loves to spend time with friends and family.
TLC Preschool Teaching Assistant - Mika Krause
Miss Mika's passion is helping young kids grow! She was born in California, but spent most of her life here in Casa Grande. In the fall she will be starting her journey to earn her bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education. She was in band for eight years, and loves anything involving music. She has two older brothers and one younger sister who she loves spending her free time with.
TLC Preschool Teaching Assistant - Carolyne Garcia
Mrs. Carolyne was born and raised in Casa Grande. She is the oldest of 4 children. She has two amazing little ones. She enjoys spending time doing arts & crafts and outdoor activities. She loves to spend her free time with her family.
TLC Preschool Teaching Assistant - Emily Meyer
Miss Emily was born in North Pole, Alaska but moved to Arizona when she was seven. She loves working with all kids and teaching them new things every day. Miss Emily serves in her home church by playing the piano, singing with the worship team, and helping in Sunday School classes. She earned her Associate of Arts degree from Central Arizona College, and can not wait to see what the future has for her.
TLC Preschool Teaching Assistant - Destiny Reynaud
Mrs. Destiny was born in California and relocated to Arizona. She has a passion for helping children grow. She has 5 siblings and 2 amazing children. She enjoys cooking, crafting and outdoor activities, in her free time she loves to spend it with family.
TLC Preschool Teaching Assistant - Shelby Casillas
Miss Shelby loves to be around her family. She wants to become a neonatal nurse in the future. Miss Shelby has three siblings and a few step siblings. She loves to listen to music and have a good time! Miss Shelby has worked with different age groups of children for three years. She enjoys playing with all the kids!