Tender Shepherd Staff

Jessame Cruz
Jessame Cruz has been working at Tender Shepherd since 2006. She was born and raised on Guam. Jessame has an associate degree in Early Childhood Education and is pursuing her bachelor’s in the same field. She loves to dance and offers hula classes at LCG.



Assistant Director
April Angoco
April Angoco started with Tender Shepherd in 2009 as a K3 teacher. She was born and raised on Guam and married her husband, Tony, in 2000. The couple has three beautiful children. April and her husband have been saved by our Lord Jesus since the year 2000 and have been faithfully serving since. She and her family attend Christ Bible Fellowship. She holds an associate degree in Early Childhood Education.



Jasmine Cruz 
Pre-K Teacher

Devonna “Dee” Palomo
K2 Teacher

April Angoco
K3 Teacher

April “Apple” Tyquiengco
K3/4 Teacher








Teacher Aides

Junior Barcinas 

Regina King

Chrissy Taimanglo

Joleen Materne

Emelianne Guerrero


On-call staff

Karen Phillips

Christopher Manglona

Susan Ledesma