Our Staff

Leatha Peats, Director and 3-Year-Olds Teacher

Leatha has been at RRCP since it began in 2007. She taught elementary school for 25 years before coming to RRCP and she loves to teach the kids about the Bible and also the letters and sounds and words. Her favorite part of the day is hearing the kids sing their songs. Leatha grew up on a farm with 3 brothers and now enjoys spending time with her adult children.

Anna Kreft, 4-Year-Olds Teacher

Anna has been teaching at RRCP since 2014 and loves to see the light bulbs click on in the children when they learn. One of the most rewarding parts of teaching for her is to hear the children sing and recite their verses. Anna has lived in Colorado since she was 2 and she and her husband Matthew have one son, Landon.

Danielle Peterson, 3-Year-Olds Teacher

Danielle has been at RRCP for a year and has a degree in education. She loves to talk with each child each day and watch their excitement when a concept clicks for them. She is originally from Illinois and she and her husband Ryan have 3 young children, Brinley, Brooke, and Lucas. Danielle loves watching all kinds of sports and traveling and going on Disney vacations with her family.

Zach Sparkman, Preschool Pastor

Pastor Zach joined the staff of Red Rocks Baptist Church in August of 2016 as an assistant pastor and loves teaching the preschool children in the weekly chapel time. Zach, his wife Kate and their son Zane moved from Greenville, South Carolina after Zach finished his Master of Divinity degree in May of 2016. Zach is originally from New Hampshire and enjoys spending time with his family, including hiking, sports, traveling and coffee dates.

Bernadine Anderson, Preschool Aide

Bernadine has been in the early childhood field for 25 years and has been at RRCP since 2011. She loves every part of working with the children because they are so much fun. She loves when they learn what they’re being taught and when she can see their growth in learning to color neatly. Bernadine is a Colorado native and is married to Sven. She loves to cook and try new recipes, write children's stories, and spend time with her husband and other family and friends.

Lilli Villalobos, Preschool Aide

Lilli began working at Red Rocks Christian Preschool in 2012 and she has worked in education for 18 years. She was born in Mexico and moved to Colorado as a young woman. She loves to read and spend time with her husband, Sabino, and her 3 adult children, Erick, Omar, and Edith. Her favorite parts about teaching are seeing students understand something that they’ve been trying to learn and watching the children's enthusiasm in chapel as they learn to love God.

 

Support Staff:

Trisha Amaroso, Afternoon Helper

Sherry Godby, Afternoon Helper