La Escuelita San Marcos Staff

Julie Estrada


Julie has served as a substitute Spanish teacher, childcare worker and room parent for several schools and organizations over the years. She received her Associate's Degree from Colegio Ciencias Comerciales, a  college in Guatemala. Her true passion is working with children!


Ana Belzabal


Ms. Ana has taught in various positions for many years, including preschool! She is from Mexico City and has three children.

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Leasette holds a BA from the College of Charleston in Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Spanish. She grew up in Columbia, South Carolina and her family is from Jalisco, Mexico. Having visited many Latin American countries, she enjoys reading and learning about Latin American politics, society and culture. Leasette is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others through her work. She is excited to begin her career within a school that caters to the needs of Spanish-speaking students! 

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Board of Directors

These are the dedicated men and women who oversee the vision, direction and organizational strategies of La Escuelita San Marcos:

Peter Macon

Lacy Hamilton


Mike Tinsley

Courtney Hammock

Suzanne Davis

Kathy Joan

Maria Gandy

Jama Fleming

Ex Oficio: 

Rev. Father Garry Edwards

Rev. Lynn Thompson Bryant