If you have other questions or need further information, please contact:

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Susan Rogers

Academic Director
(619) 849-2245

B.A. and M.A., Point Loma Nazarene University

Susan DeCristofaro Rogers feels fortunate to be serving the ECLC as academic director. When she was a college student, the ECLC became an extremely influential aspect of her training. Later, both her children attended the ECLC. As a parent, Rogers feels the ECLC played a vital part in her children’s development emotionally, socially, cognitively, and physically. PLNU is truly blessed to have a laboratory school on campus. It is a classroom within a classroom.

Rogers also teaches early childhood courses for the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences: Early Childhood Education, Administration in Early Childhood Education, and Development of Children with Special Needs. She has a B.A. in child development and a M.A. in teaching and learning and is currently working on her Ph.D. in early childhood education from Walden University. Rogers enjoys walking, cooking, and spending time with her family.

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Emma M. Ah Sing

Site Director/Laboratory Teacher, Four-year-old Class
(619) 849-2977

B.A., California State University, Chico
M.A., California State University, Fresno

Emma M. Ah Sing has enjoyed a teaching career working with preschool through 12th grade students in a variety of teaching roles for the past 25 years. She also speaks Spanish and knows some sign language, is a lifelong learner, and finds joy in knowledge and discovery. Ah Sing holds a cleared elementary California teaching credential as well as a cleared credential for Spanish as a single subject. She is a San Diego native, married to a retired Air Force technical sergeant, and mother of five grown children. She is excited to be working with children and families at the ECLC!


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Kayleigh Grace Giallombardo

Laboratory Teacher, Three-year-old Class
(619) 849-7091

B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University

Kayleigh Grace Giallombardo has a strong passion for teaching young children.  She received a bachelor’s degree in child and adolescent development and a master’s degree in teaching from PLNU. She also received credentials in special education and multiple subjects.  

Giallombardo feels absolutely blessed to teach at the ECLC and is excited to share the love of Christ with the children. She loves spending time with each individual child, helping them to grow spiritually, socially, emotionally, and cognitively. She is married to a fellow PLNU alum and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also loves to bake!

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T. Ka'i Kaneakua

Transition Teacher
(619) 849-2597

B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University

Ka'i Kaneakua is excited to be a part of the ECLC! She is passionate about working with children and empowering them toward self-discovery and learning. She looks forward to getting to know each child as she works with them this school year.

Kaneakua is originally from Waimanalo, Hawaii and has a wonderful family there, including three nieces and a nephew who she loves dearly. She has recently completed her undergraduate career at PLNU in psychology and is continuing on in the Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling program.


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Vonda Rodeheaver

Office Assistant
(619) 849-2223

B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University

Vonda Rodeheaver brings more than 25 years of administrative assistant experience to the ECLC. She thoroughly enjoys working with university students and the families of the center.

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(619) 849-2223