Who We Are!

At St. Paul, we have been offering quality, Christian preschool programming in Kodiak for over 30 years. We are very proud of this and we hope it gives you peace of mind. Our director and teachers are experienced, and they teach and love your children as if they are their own!


Asia Davis Torrejas



Asia Torrejas grew up in a military family, that brought her to Kodiak nine years ago. She enjoys exploring Kodiak with her two adventurous kids. Asia has received her Associates Degree and is working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work.  And, she has received her Associate’s Degree in Child Care. Asia strives to build a relationship with each St. Paul Family in order to provide the best care for the children that attend St. Paul.


Juli Hernandez

Associate Director


 Juli Hernandez is a Coast Guard spouse from Sacramento, CA. This is her families second tour in Kodiak, AK. Juli has worked in childcare from 10 years, Juli has taken several early childhood education courses and has received her Child Care Associates certificate. Juli is a charismatic, fun-loving person who always has a smile on her face. She enjoys watching children grow with each new adventure and discovery. 


St. Paul Teachers

We are blessed to work with such wonderful teachers who truly care about the work they do.  We are so proud to introduce you to our staff.

Julie Brown – Discoverers Teacher (4 and 5 year-olds)

Julie is an energetic and kind mother, runner and Coast Guard spouse, enjoys coffee and peanut butter. Julie loves being a part of the St. Paul Preschool family. She has so much energy, even the children have a hard time keeping up with Ms. Julie!

Sarah Daughtery – Busy Bees Teacher (2 and 3 year-olds)

Sarah Daugherty is a nurturing, steadfast teacher who enjoys adventure, reading, and nature.  She loves teaching,, but when she’s not working you will find her doing something outdoors.

Sarah Finley – Little Explorers Teacher  (3 and 4 year-olds)

Sarah Finley is a proud Coast Guard spouse and loving mother who enjoys art, the outdoors, and a good cup of coffee.  She brings creativity and a super fun personality to work each day.

Lydia Flerchinger – Afternoon Floater

Lydia is a kind, sweet and tender-hearted person.  We love having her on our staff because of her giving spirit and the fact that she is always looking for ways to lend a helping hand! Lydia is a recent graduate of Kodiak High School.  

Mariana Gordon – Discoverers Teacher (4 and 5 year-olds)

Mariana is a kind-hearted, empathetic person, who loves helping others, and is an outstanding teacher.  Her students love her and we do, too!

Jessie Irwin – Afternoon Adventures Teacher

Jessie is a thoughtful, caring, and motherly person. She has strong motivational skills and loves being creative at home and in her work. Jessie is a nurturing mentor to little minds and seeks to find ways to be a part of the Kodiak community.

Madison Loveland – Busy Bees Teacher (2 and 3 year-olds)

Madison is a thoughtful, creative, motivated, and caring person who enjoys adventure, the outdoors, and is passionate about children.  She was made for this and we are fortunate to have her on staff.

 Michaela Maloney – Toddler Time Teacher

Michaela is a devoted mother, mentor to small beautiful minds, and a very patient loving human.  These qualities make her a perfect teacher of toddlers.