Rio Rancho Child Care and Preschool

Meet our Teachers

Ms. Joy — Director

Ms. Joy has worked with Covenant Schools for the past 14 years and has spent the past 12 years as the director of the Rio Rancho child care center. She uses her background in Elementary Education/ Special Education and her current pursuit of a Early Childhood Education and Program Administration degree from UNM to make Covenant Schools one of the best childcare centers in the state of New Mexico. For Ms. Joy, working at Covenant Schools is so much more than a job—it’s a passion and a calling. She works hard to keep a positive and friendly environment where staff and students are happy and excited to come to school every day. Ms. Joy does all that she can to make sure that Covenant Schools is always giving 110% to the care of your child so that your expectations are always met and exceeded. She is a certified instructor for Mind in the Making: The Science of Child Development course and is the President of the New Mexico Child Care Association. Click here for a more detailed bio.

Ms. Mary — Infants

Ms. Mary has been with Covenant Schools‘ Rio Rancho child care center for the past 3 years. Raising a son of her own and volunteering at St. John’s church, Ms. Mary has extensive experience caring for young children. A typical day in Ms. Mary’s care varies according to each infant’s individual schedule, and is gentle and heartfelt. Ms. Mary is patient with each infant and gives them the love and nurturing they need.

Ms. Lisa — Toddlers A

Ms. Lisa has been working at Covenant Schools for 4 years and with a CDA in Early childhood brings an experienced and loving environment. When children come to Ms. Lisa’s classroom, they will find it to be structured around a lot of love and a variety of activities that enable toddlers to progress developmentally.

Ms. Denise — Toddlers B

Ms. Denise brings to Covenant Schools’ Rio Rancho child care center over 23 years of experience. Ms. Denise finds each child touches her heart with their own special personality. When children come to Ms. Denise’s classroom, they can expect a day of fun-filled activities that stimulate their desire to learn.

Ms. Jessica — Twos A

Ms. Jessica has been an educator for Covenant Schools since 2011. Ms. Jessica’s quiet and gentle demeanor sets a calming and understanding environment in her two year old classroom. Throughout the day, children will participate in individual and group activities to learn their shapes, colors, letters and numbers.

Ms. Tracy — Two B

Ms. Tracy has found her experience of 7 years at Covenant Schools’ Rio Rancho child care center greatly rewarding. Ms. Tracy is currently pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education and enjoys teaching the children the foundational academics they need as a stepping stone for their education. Ms. Tracy’s lessons have a balance of play and structure. She believes that the children should always find learning fun!

Mr. Eli — Preschool Beginner A

Mr. Eli has been working with Covenant Schools’ for the past 2 years and enjoys the challenge of meeting each child’s unique educational needs. A typical day in Mr. Eli’s class is adaptable to the unique personalities of each child. He makes it a priority to teach in each developmental area; cognitive, physical, social and emotional. Mr. Eli stresses the spiritual aspect of the curriculum and makes sure the children know that God loves them.

Ms. Sandra — Preschool Beginner B

Ms. Sandra brings to Covenant Schools over 30 years of experience; she has been with Covenant Schools from the beginning. Ms. Sandra teaches language development, phonics, Spanish and sign language with a passion to help the children develop a strong spiritual foundation. She is very dedicated to providing the children with a well rounded education and has created a dynamic and interactive classroom firmly rooted in the power of God’s Word.

Ms. Kira — Advanced

Ms. Kira has been an educator for Covenant Schools since the beginning of 2010. Ms. Kira is currently studying at UNM and double majoring with a Business and Early Childhood Degree. To provide students with a firm foundation for elementary school, Ms. Kira teaches language development, phonics, math, science, Spanish and Bible. Ms. Kira’s students are excited about learning and are given a solid foundation for future educational advancement.

Ms. Lily — Advanced A

For 29 years Ms. Lily has been an educator and inspired a passion for learning. Covenant School is honored to be a part of this educational experience. Ms. Lily gives the children a solid foundation for Kindergarten readiness by incorporating academics along with songs, poems and finger plays to encourage memorization and ensure success for each student on an individual basis. Ms. Lily inspires variety and creativity in her classroom and makes sure that her students know that God loves them.

Ms. Felicia — Advanced B

Ms. Felicia has been involved in professional child care for over 15 years. Having spent the last 10 years of her career at Covenant Schools’ Rio Rancho child care center, Ms. Felicia has been able to form lasting bonds with children and parents. Ms. Felicia is pursuing a degree in Early Childhood. She believes routine and structure are of utmost importance for children of this age as it creates a sense of trust and security. Ms. Felicia thoroughly teaches the A Beka curriculum and has had great testimony of success with each student in her classroom.

Mr. Josh — P.E. Teacher

Mr. Josh has been a part of Covenant Schools’ of Rio Rancho child care center’s team for 3 years. As a coach for 8 years, Mr. Josh founded a P.E. program for Covenant School in 2013. Mr. Josh inspires the children to be active by teaching them basic techniques, improves hand eye coordination and instill fine and gross motor skills. Most of all, Mr. Josh teaches the children how to have fun!

Ms. Debbie — Art Teacher

Ms. Debbie has been teaching at Covenant Schools’ of Rio Rancho child care development center for 5 years. Ms. Debbie brings life and joy to each room that she works in. As the art teacher, Ms. Debbie teaches the children general fine motor skill techniques and inspires creativity. Child Directed Art is a foundational necessity to education and Ms. Debbie gives all the students the opportunity to participate in Art daily.

At Covenant Schools, space is limited and demand is high
for our Rio Rancho and Albuquerque infant day care

Call 505-856-5493 for Albuquerque and 505-994-4600 for Rio Rancho today
to receive information on rates and openings

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Covenant Schools partners with parents in the developmental, spiritual, intellectual and emotional growth of their children.


We are dedicated to the total well-being of your children and provide a safe, secure and clean environment for infants and children between the ages of 6 weeks old and 5 years old.