Meet our administration team:
Nancy Durkovic - Director
Nancy Durkovic began as the director of Circle of Love in July 2006. Nancy earned her A.A. at Concordia College, Broxville,New York and her B.A. at Concordia University, River Forest, Illinois. She was an administrator at Concordia College, Bronxville for five years. Prior to coming to COL, Nancy was a Principal/Teacher at St. Mark's Preschool & Academy in Anaheim for 4 years. She has been involved in Lutheran Ministry as an an administrator and teacher for almost 40 years. Nancy resides in Santa Ana with her husband, Reverend John Durkovic, and two cats, Toby and Halo. Nancy and John have five children and eight grandchildren.
Carmen Ferradas - Accounting/Billing
Carmen Ferradas has been working part-time in the school office since October 2005. She graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Literature. Her detailed nature and years of experience in accounting and bookkeeping are an asset to Circle of Love. Carmen has two boys who attended Circle of Love.
Jane Low - Office Assistant
Jane Low joined Circle of Love as a substitute teacher in March 2008. She worked with Miss Mollgaard in the Beginners Room for a few weeks and then in the Blue Room from September to November until a permanent replacement was found for a teacher who had left. Jane works in the COL office doing various office administrative tasks. Jane loves to travel and has lived with her family in many different countries. She has a wonderful husband and two very bright boys.
Jean Janes - School Chef
Jean Janes has been our school chef for several years. She originally came to COL as a volunteer for Vacation Bible School (VBS) many years ago. Subsequently, Jean became one of our teachers and taught here for 3 years. Then she had an opportunity to pursue one of her passions, which is cooking. She loves coming up with creative ways to introduce healthy eating to our menu. Both of her children attended Circle of Love.