Eagles Crest Staff Members


    Debra King

    Debra King, Director

    Debra King started as the toddler teacher in 2004 and for the last 15 years has been working as the Director for the Eagles Crest program. Debra has an AS Degree in Early Childhood Education and an AS Degree in Early Childhood Administrative.  She has worked for 24 years as an early childhood professional. She has a diploma from Brooks College and Bryman Medical School.  Debra has 1800 hours of continuing education in early childhood development.


    Mary Marino

    Mary Marino, Site-Manager

    Mary has lived in Flagstaff for twenty-seven years.  She has five grown children, a nine-year-old granddaughter and twin three-year-old grandsons. She worked at Little Ropers for three years as an infant teacher and a site-manager and we are blessed to have her come and work with our infants.  Mary loves crafting, reading, and traveling, but most importantly, she loves being with her family. 




    Jordyn Brady

    Jordyn Brady, AM Preschool Teacher

    Jordyn was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona.  She moved to Flagstaff in 2022 to attend Northern Arizona University and is working on her BS in Early Childhood and Special Education.  Jordyn started working at Eagles Crest in the fall of 2022 as a sub-caregiver.  She loved working with the children so much that she is now our AM Preschool teacher.  In her spare time she loves hiking with her dog Maisy and visiting her nephews in Tucson.


    Noemi Arenas

    Noemi "Abby" Arenas, PM Preschool Teacher

    Noemi grew up in Mexico.  She started working with children by volunteering most of her time in her children's classrooms.  Noemi enjoys nurturing children to aid in their growth and development.  She likes helping them to learn and has found that she learns from them as well.  Noemi also goes by her middle name Abby.



    Justine Harvey

    Justine Harvey, AM Dynamic Dino's Teacher

    Justine was born in Phoenix, Arizona, but has lived in Flagstaff for the majority of her life.  She graduated from Flagstaff High School where she completed the Child Development courses.  Justine loves working with children and plans to get a college education in early childhood development.



    Destiny Mendez

    Destiny Mendez, PM Dynamic Dino's Teacher

    Destiny has been teaching in a preschool setting for two years.  She is currently attending Northern Arizona working on her degree in Psychology with a minor in Spanish.  Destiny was born and raised in Flagstaff and is the oldest of 9 children.  In her free time she loves reading, doing puzzles, and spending time with family and friends.



     Aaliyah Ulibarri

    Aaliyah Ulibarri, AM Busy Bee's Teacher

    Aaliyah is attending Coconino Community College where she plans to transfer to Northern Arizona University to earn her degree in Early Childhood Education.  She graduated from Flagstaff High School and took early childhood development for three years.  While she attended high school, Aaliyah worked in Eagles Crest as a lab class for her early child development class.  Aaliyah is passionate about teaching and working with children of all ages.



    Nancy Davis

    Nancy Davis, PM Busy Bee's Teacher

    Nancy Davis is originally from Pennsylvania. She has lived in Arizona for 22 years, 8 in Flagstaff.  She spent 7 years as a Para educator for the Scottsdale Unified School District before moving to Flagstaff in 2012.  She has been part of the Flagstaff Unified School District for seven years, working with children birth to five-year-olds in a classroom setting.  In Nancy’s spare time she enjoys hiking and traveling.   

    Delaney Konen

    Delaney Konen, AM Infant Teacher

    Delaney Konen is originally from Surprise, Arizona.  She really enjoys working with children 6 weeks old up to 10 years old.  When Delaney is not working she enjoys making candles, rock climbing, hiking, snowboarding, painting and playing piano.




    Emily Stoneman

    Emily Stoneman, PM Infant Teacher

    Emily is originally from Northern California, and is a junior at NAU.  She loves working with the infants helping them reach their developmental milestones.  Emily loves hiking, practicing yoga and doing various craft projects.


    Samantha Hancock

    Samanth Hancock, Breaker Teacher

    Samantha is from California and has lived in Flagstaff for almost 16 years.  She has a BA in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood.  She has worked as a preschool teacher for the last 7 years.  She is passionate about working with children in the Early Childhood setting.  Samantha loves spending time with her friends and family.  She also enjoys hiking in her free time, especially in the Sedona area.  
    Hailee Ponce De Leon

    Hailee Ponce De Leon, Sub-Caregiver

    Hailee was raised in Mesa, Arizona. She is currently dual majoring in Elementary and Special Education. Haille loves working with children of all ages and enjoys doing anything that involves being outside- camping and hiking. She also has a real passion for learning about anything that is astronomy related- planets, constellation stories, and stars.