4th Grade Teacher
Julia Bernier has been married since 1988 and has two adult children who attended MHCS. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in social work from San Jose State University and has completed ECE units. Mrs. Bernier began teaching junior kindergarten at Mission Hills in 2001. The family relocated to the east coast where Mrs. Bernier home schooled their children and was a substitute teacher for elementary and junior high grades at the local Christian school. In returning to California with the family, Mrs. Bernier served as a substitute teacher at Mission Hills. Working with her own children’s learning challenges, she developed a passion to create and utilize learning strategies that enable students to be successful. Julia desires to glorify the Lord in teaching and mission work all over the world. She believes that investing in the lives of students and parents for Christ is a privilege.
Junior Kindergarten Teacher
Paola graduated in 2001 from Cerritos College. She majored in administration of justice with a minor in psychology. She currently is attending Saddleback College to receive her ECE units. She’s been married to her husband Mike since 2004, and they have two elementary age sons, Seth and Kyle. Paola has been serving in children’s ministries at The Bridge and the C&R program at MHCS for the past five years. She enjoys extreme sports and spending time with her three boys.