Meet the Staff


Tiffany McHugh –

Site Director

Tiffany started Foothills Christian Preschool in 2015 and has worked with children for the past 16 years. She has her degree in Education from San Diego State University. Tiffany’s family includes her husband James and her two daughters, Berkeley (6) and Holliday (1). In her free time Tiffany loves reading, traveling with her family and cliff jumping.


Rachel Shook –

Teacher (3 year olds) 

Pretty stinking awesome






Stephanie Sick- Assistant Director and Teacher (4 year olds)

Stephanie feels privileged to be a part of the amazing team at FCP, where she’s served since August 2017. She has been teaching since 1993 and considers everyday an adventure as she discovers the wonderful uniqueness of each child God has placed in her path. Her husband, Dan, and her have three grown children and one very special granddaughter, Cecilia, that they adopted in May 2015. In her free time, she enjoys silversmithing, fishing, baking with Cecilia and serving God alongside her family.

Monica Trosper – Teacher (5 year olds)

Monica has served as a teacher at Foothills Christian Preschool since June 2016, when she first started working with preschoolers. She has worked with elementary aged children since 2008. In her free time, Monica enjoys traveling, trips to Disneyland, being outside exploring and expressing herself creatively through watercolor and acrylic painting.

Elizabeth Decunzo- Afternoon Teacher

Elizabeth has worked with children, infant to school age, for the past 12+ years in various capacities. She is blessed to be a part of FCP. In her free time she enjoys reading, star gazing and spending time with friends and family. She also enjoys baking and researching new and fun activities for your little ones.


Rachel Bennett –

Administrative Assistant









Jordan Kelley-

Teacher (3 year olds)

Jordan has worked at Foothills Christian Preschool since September of 2016. She is in college working on her bachelors in Psychologist to become a therapist for children and teens. When she isn’t working, she is with friends and family.




Mikaela Lyjokki – Teacher’s Aide (4 year olds)







Amanda Sullivan – Teacher’s Aide (5 year olds)

Amanda has served as a classroom aide at Foothills Christian Preschool since our first fall enrollment in 2016 and has worked with preschool aged children since 2007 in various forms. Outside of work, Amanda donates her time to teaching Sunday School and assisting in after-school Bible Club. In her down time, Amanda enjoys nature documentaries, artisan ice cream, weekly trivia and the sporadic hike.

Juanita Quiroz (AKA Ms. Peanut)- Afternoon Aide

Juanita has been working at FCP since the summer of 2017. Beyond that, she has been working with children since she was one! She currently attends University of San Diego and is majoring in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Math. In her free time, she likes working in ministry at Foothills Christian Church and spends time at the beach.



Cindy Petretta –

Resource Teacher

Cindy has worked with children at Foothills Christian Church since 2011 and at FCP since 2016. She has a degree in Psychology from SDSU, with an emphasis in Child Development. Cindy has two children, Jordan is age 18 and Evan is age 7. She enjoys being a Girl Scout leader, home-maker, volunteer and friend… but most especially, she loves being a mom.


Madison McCormick –

Teacher’s Aide (3 year olds)

best person ever.