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Form One: Kindergarten and First Grade

Julie Lubbe (Kindergarten)

Julie Lubbe joined Lorien Wood faculty in 2015-2016 as a Form Two teacher, and shifted to Kindergarten in 2017. She studied Elementary Education at Marymount University and has been teaching since 1996. Over her long career, Julie has taught at each elementary grade level, in both the public and Christian school settings (including Living Faith Christian Academy).

Julie has also attended Living Faith Ministry Training Center and received a Biblical Studies Diploma. She is a certified Christian Life Coach and ADD/ADHD Coach for adolescents and adults. Julie is a certified DISC consultant; otherwise known as a Certified Human Behavior Consultant. She is also an ordained pastor along with her husband Sean and has been actively involved in children’s ministry since 1996, becoming a children’s pastor in 2006.

Julie brings a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. She enjoys watching children learn and thrives on making learn fun! In her free time, Julie loves spending time with her husband and two children. Sean and Julie love ministering together in their church.

Kristen Tamulonis (First Grade)

Kristen Tamulonis joined the Lorien Wood faculty in 2013. She received her B.A. in Elementary Education from Notre Dame of Maryland. Prior to joining our faculty as the First Grade Teacher, Kristen taught kindergarten for several years in Baltimore, Maryland. She avidly pursues introducing children to drama and music, both in the classroom and in her many years as the director of a summer musical production group that she founded for students in the city of Baltimore.

Kristen finds joy in helping the Lord's young children to know and respond to His love and in introducing them to the great delight of reading. When not in the classroom, Kristen loves to fill her time with books, tea, family, friends, writing, and enjoying God's Creation.