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.


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Carmen Ferradas  -  Office Assistant

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.


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Meet our Support Staff:
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.