Our Team

Anita Guerechit


Jenni Edralin

Lead Teacher

Elaine Milentis

Assistant Director/Teacher

Xiovana Moraida


Demetrius Fears


Esther Perez


Michelle Villasenor


Our Goal

The goal of the Lighthouse Center for Infants is to express the love, care and compassion of Jesus Christ to all as we endeavor to provide developmentally appropriate and excellent quality care for the infant and toddlers (ages 3 months to 24 months) assigned to our care. Employees of LCI strive to exemplify 1 Corinthians 16:14 “Do everything in Love” and Colossians 3:17 “and whatever you do whether in word or deed. Do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.”



Mission Statement

Our mission is to use Holy Scripture and Early Childhood Practices to promote and enhance each child’s individual development.  We want to demonstrate the Love of Christ while assuring the parents peace of mind in the care and services we render.

LCI provides a safe, nurturing and developmentally appropriate program which fosters active development supporting the whole child.  We strive to accommodate each child’s individual rate of development in a child friendly environment.




LCI sees each child as an individual maturing at his/her own rate, and it is our goal to value and encourage each child as he/she grows and develops physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.  There is much for children to learn and discover in the world around us and with God’s help, we work together to stimulate and challenge children’s interest and curiosity,  we accept the challenges and privileges of facilitating a child’s growth and in discovering God’s word as we partner with parents in every aspect of their child’s maturation and development



Our Staff Affiliation and Belief Statement


The LCI is affiliated with the Santa Monica Lighthouse Church located at 1220 20th Street


As members of The Lighthouse Church we believe:


WE BELIEVE the Bible to be the inspired the only infallible, authoritative word of God.


WE BELIEVE that there is one God eternally existent in three persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.


WE BELIEVE in the deity of Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood. In His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.


We believe that as parents, you are responsible for the training of your child. Our desire is to partner with you. Each staff member has a desire to participate in the physical, cognitive, emotional development of your child. All staff members have completed Early Childhood Education requirements as well as licensing requirements for their position and meet California state licensing requirements, Each are dedicated providing a safe, loving and nurturing environment for your child. All our staff have CPR certification and First Aid training. 

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