Johanna Perez Hierro:
Johanna Hierro, B.Ed., AA, CDA is an Early Childhood Educator and licensed Director of the Tree of Life Preschool Program since 2008. She believes that children are “our future present”, and understands that the first five years are a critical time to nourish a child’s brain and help him/her to grow into a successful and empowered individual.
Her passion to prepare children for their academic, social and emotional success is the cornerstone of Tree of Life Preschool’s mission and values. In addition to earning her degrees and certification in Education, Early Childhood and Business Management, Johanna has mentored other licensed programs directors across Arizona via the Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Program at Rio Salado Community College.
Sara Stahmer has a passion for children and has over 14 years experience in child development and communication fields with 10 years experience as a preschool/daycare director. Sara has owned and operated a state certified Christian Daycare out of her home for 6 years. She enjoys not only working creatively with children watching them progress in knowledge and discipline, but also the partnership of the parents in effective interaction for growth and development. Sara’s extensive educational background includes a BA in Education, a Business Administration degree.