AmeriMont Academy Administration

Joana Afuang

Yorba Linda Preschool Assistant Director

Ms. Joana started working in the Early Childhood education field in 2008. She has experience with infants, toddlers, preschool, and pre-kindergarten. Joana joined AmeriMont Academy in 2016. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from California State University, Fullerton. In addition, her education includes Early Childhood Education and Administration units. She holds a Child Development Site Supervisor Permit. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, trying new food, reading, volunteering, and spending time with family and friends.

Victoria DeBellis

Central Office Manager

Mrs. DeBellis has been dedicated to the field of education since 2000. During her time as an educator, she has been a preschool teacher, a credentialed classroom teacher in TK, 4th, 5th, 7th, and 8th grade, and an elementary school principal. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Child and Adolescent Studies, as well as a Master of Arts degree in Teaching with an emphasis in Elementary Education.

Kimberly Ford

Elementary School Principal

Ms. Ford has been working in the field of education since 1995, and as a principal since 2002. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood from Cal State University Fullerton and Master’s degree in Special Education/Elementary Education from University Nevada Las Vegas. Ms. Ford is also completing her Ed. Doctorate degree in K-12 Educational Leadership.

Jamee Genisauski

Yorba Linda Preschool Director

Jamee received her certificate in Administration from Vanguard University and has been an AmeriMont director since 2015. She has over 30 completed units in Administration. She has been a Preschool Director since 2008 and has worked with Infants to pre-kindergarten since 1998. She loves building positive relationships with the children, families and staff. and two young boys, both of which attend AmeriMont Academy!

Emilene Jule

Anaheim Hills Preschool Assistant Director

Ms. Emiliene has worked for AmeriMont Acadmy since September 2014. She has worked with children since 2008 and loves it! Ms. Emiliene earned her Bachelors degree in History and a minor in Italian. She has completed 21 units in Child Development as well. When she is not working, her hobbies include swimming, kayaking, and motorcycle riding.

Samantha Madrigal

Samantha Madrigal- Infant Manager

Mrs. Madrigal has been working with AmeriMont Academy over the last 7 years in different capacities. As a high school student, she started by first volunteering her time to help with field trips and later went to college to obtain her units to become a qualified preschool teacher as well as a fully qualified chef from The Culinary Lab. Over the years, Mrs. Samantha has helped wherever needed, gotten married, and now has a child of her own. We are happy to announce that she has returned to us as our Infant Manager at the Yorba Linda Campus. Ms. Samantha believed that with a loving environment, the best quality care possible, and a well rounded program, we can insure that today's children will make tomorrow AMA-zing.

Chelsea Maltas

Director of Facilities and Events

Miss Maltas is skilled in school administration and creating professional environments. She served as Campus Director for the past five years and joined Amerimont Academy in 2016. She truly values creating positive parent relationships whereas we serve the common goal of providing a happy and healthy environment for each child.

Michelle Oh

Anaheim Hills Preschool Director

Ms. Michelle has been been working with children since 2009. She has her Bachelors degree from UCLA in History and BA equivalent in Child Development from Santa Monica College. She also has her Masters in Communication Management. She holds a Site Supervisor Permit and has more than 35 units in Child Development. She believes in the importance of individualizing care and setting developmentally appropriate goals to build confidence, encourage curiosity, and foster independence. In her free time, she spends a lot of time with family.

Kelly Spiker

Elementary School Front Office Manager

Miss Spiker graduated with honors from Cal State University Northridge in 2011, with a major in Media and Communications. While in college, she worked at the Grammy Museum in downtown LA, providing music related educational programs to local schools. This inspired her to receive her Multiple Subject Teaching credential from Redlands University in 2014. She joined the AmeriMont team in March, 2016. Her passion is teaching and leading, but most of all, inspiring students to be the best they can be!

Dede Stewart

Director of Curriculum

Mrs. Stewart has been in education since 2003. She holds a Master's degree in Educational Leadership and is a Nationally Board Certified Teacher with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education. She taught grades 1st, 2nd and 3rd and coached teachers in grades K-6th. She partners with Amerimont to provide an exceptional educational curriculum for all students and her own who also attend.

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What Sets AmeriMont Academy Apart?

  • Exciting and Academic Summer Programs Available
  • Credentialed Teacher in Every Elementary Classroom
  • Safe and Secure Campuses
  • Integration of Technology into the Classroom
  • 21st Century Learning
  • Spanish/Chinese Instruction 4 times a week
  • Family Friendly Environment
  • Small Class Sizes