Meet our staff
Jonathan & Aura pappa
Jonathan- Pastor and Fourth Level Teacher
Aura- Second Level Teacher
Jonathan and Aura are the directors of the school. They are both deaf. Aura teaches a beginning level class in the mornings during the week and leads a Bible study for deaf women twice a week in the afternoons. Jonathan teaches the fourth-level class during the mornings and works in our video production department in the afternoons. They have three hearing children.
National Director, Teacher, and Pastor
Elvis (hearing) is a seminary graduate with a heart to reach the Deaf in his country. He teaches in the school and is considered Greg's right-hand man, making sure all our t's are crossed and i's are dotted. He and is wife Yulissa have two boys, José Arturo and Samuel.
School Coordinator, Clinical Psychologist, and Teacher
Febe (hearing) is also a seminary graduate and Clinical Psychologist. She believes God has called her to work with deaf people, especially children and their parents. She is slowly working her way out of the classroom to devote more time to counseling and teaching parents. Febe also heads up the community classes alongside Aura.
Edwin and Heidy Pérez
Maintenance and Cleaning
Edwin and Heidy are both deaf. They live in the ministry center with their three hearing children, two little girls and a baby boy. They work as a team cleaning the facilities and preparing for visitors. Edwin is a good cook and helps Greg with construction on the property.
First Level Teacher
Ruth is our first-level teacher and is deaf. She stays quite busy teaching children who come to us but don't know a language. Ruth helps in the afternoons with the girl's vocational class. She loves teaching. She and her husband Jorge have two hearing children. As a family, they go the extra mile and are always a great help.
José & Yolima Sánchez
José- Maintenance Technician
Yolima- Vocational Teacher
José and Yolima (both hearing) are Yulissa's parents and came to us from Venezuela in a miraculous way. Yolima teaches the girl’s afternoon vocational class where they learn sewing and home economics. José is the "fixit man" and keeps everything running smoothly, which frees up Greg to do his work. José also helps in the shop when needed.
Juliet Sánchez de Contreras
Fifth Level Teacher
Juliet is ’s sister and José and Yolima’s daughter. She is married to Miguel and they have two children. She teaches the fifth-level class. Juliet is organized and has transitioned well into teaching a deaf class. She worked for us as a cook several years ago.