Sunshine and Rainbows Early Learning Center Staff

The group of people who work here have been carefully selected for their educational background, training in early childhood education, and experiences working with young children. They have exhibited a great sensitivity to the needs of young children. Sunshine and Rainbows Early Learning Center has a wonderful staff of thirty one loving, caring individuals.

Julie-BuchananJulie Buchanan is the Director of Sunshine & Rainbows ELC and the Director of Children and Youth Faith Formation at St. Jude.  Julie has a Masters Degree in Education from University of Texas at Dallas with certification in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, and Special Education and is a Master Catechist. She brings over 31 years experience to the programs.  Julie’s vision for the children is to allow them numerous opportunities to grow in understanding, knowledge, and a deep desire to learn more.  She loves to see the children being creative and filled with wonder in their experiences with the world.

Liz Moore is the Assistant Director of Sunshine & Rainbows ELC. She has been involved with the preschool program for over 25 years. Liz has a degree from Texas Women’s University in Elementary Education with a Kindergarten Endorsement and many years of training in child development. Liz likes seeing children develop in their many different ways and says at Sunshine and Rainbows ELC the teachers work with and help each child at their specific level of development. Also, Liz likes the children’s spontaneous language, hugs, and trust in their teacher. She enjoys meeting all the parents, too!