Preschool Staff

Kendall Compos

Kendall Compos

Preschool Teacher - 2 year olds

Associates Degree in Science | Orange Coast College

Miss Kendall absolutely loves working with our youngest group of students and her specialty is hand print art for every season! In addition to teaching in our Preschool for the last two school years and coaching our volleyball teams since 2013, Miss Kendall attended ICS herself starting in First Grade.She is currently finishing up her Bachelor’s Degree with Western Governors University after which she longs to be an Elementary School Teacher in a Christian school setting such as ICS.

Christine Cotto

Christine Cotto

3 year old Teacher

Coming Soon!

Melanie Amantiad

Melanie Amantiad

2 Year Old Preschool Teacher

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Global Studies | Marymount California University

Recently joining the ICS staff in 2018, Miss Mela received her Bachelor of Arts from Marymount California University in Psychology and Global Studies. Throughout her college years, she volunteered her time and talents of teaching to kids, in addition to serving in her church faithfully as a Sunday School teacher. She loves that she can teach kids their ABCs, all while watching them grow in Christ. Originally from Hawaii (yes, she knows how to Hula!), Miss Mela loves to spend time with her family and friends. Did we mention she’s a true “foodie” and loves going on food adventures?!

Jaime Fambrough

Jaime Fambrough

3 Year Old Preschool Teacher

Mrs. James, as she is affectionately known to our students, has been a part of the ICS family since 1999 and is proud that her children were students at ICS. Mrs. James studied education at Fullerton College and has been teaching Sunday School for over 20 years. She has been married for 33 years and has four children and four grandchildren. Mrs. James loves the Lord and loves serving His people. She is proud to share that her kids are answering the call to serve the Lord. Her daughter and son-in-law moved to Utah to plant a new church. In addition, her son leads worship at Vision City Church in Tustin, CA.

Yasbel Ortuno

Yasbel Ortuno

T-K Teacher

Mrs. Yasbel has been teaching at ICS since 2015 and is proud to have been teaching children for over a decade. With a background in Early Childhood Education, she has spent time teaching each age group and watching the children grow academically and spiritually. Married for over eleven years, she has two children and loves camping with her family and a good cup of Joe. She and her daughter are often found in the kitchen baking together.

Claudia Johnston

Claudia Johnston

Preschool Teacher & Daycare Staff

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education

Ms. Claudia has her Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and has been a part of the ICS staff since 2012. With over 30 years of teaching experience, she feels blessed to be on staff at ICS. Additionally, Ms. Claudia is a parking control officer for Los Angeles Sherriff’s Department. She is also a proud “Mema” of five grandchildren.

Vanessa Cobb

Vanessa Cobb

Toddler Preschool Teacher

Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education | Long Beach City College

Miss Vanessa received her Associates degree in Early Childhood Education from Long Beach City College and is proud that the first ten years of her career she spent teaching children from toddlers to sixth grade! Recently joining the ICS staff in 2018, Miss Vanessa has a passion for the Lord, art and children. She looks forward to creating her own children’s books and novels one day!

Ryan Schemmer

Ryan Schemmer

Summer Day Camp Coordinator

Coming Soon!

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