Joan has over 20 years of early childhood experience as a preschool teacher and director, and children’s ministry director. Presently, she’s the director of the Robert H. Lange Christian Preschool, an NAEYC accredited school. Joan is also the Special Events Coordinator for Children’s Ministry at Mount of Olives Lutheran Church and serves on the Child Development Board at Saddleback College, both of which are in Mission Viejo. She is a Director Mentor/CA and serves on the Selection Committee. Just recently Jan joined the CIBC (California Inclusion and Behavior Consultation Network) as a consultant.
Joan and her husband, Eric, have been married since 1981. They have two children who are now on their own, and a Bichon Frisé named Regis who is currently the center of attention in their home.
In her spare time Joan likes to visit her children is San Francisco and San Diego, take long walks, garden, and read.