Meet the Staff

Alicia Peiffer

Alicia Peiffer

Alicia is excited to be joining St. John’s Christian Preschool as their new Director for the 2019-2020 school year. She has an educational background in Children’s Ministries and Early Childhood Education. Before becoming a mom, Alicia was an Assistant Director of a daycare and taught Pre-Kindergarten for several years. She’s worked from home for the past decade running a parenting website and supporting businesses in their marketing efforts.

Alicia and her husband have three children, two sons (ages 10 and 11) and an infant daughter. She spends most of her non-working hours supporting her children in their many extracurricular activities and volunteering on their school’s PTA board. Alicia enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, going to the beach, wandering the aisles of Target, and watching football. She also loves connecting with other moms, especially those with young kids and those raising children who have special needs.

Chris Maluta

Chris Maluta

Chris and her family moved to Mokena in 1988. She grew up in New England and loves to go back for visits. She is married to John and has one adult son. Chris started teaching at St John’s Christian Preschool in 1989. In addition to teaching she enjoys gardening, reading, genealogy, traveling and spending time with her family and her hound dog Maggie.