Administrative team


Sarah Reid - Academy Director

Sarah Reid is a born-and-raised Southern California wife and mother of two children. Her daughter and son were both homeschooled and have graduated and moved on to college and their future careers in Teaching English and flying Drones for the Air Force and eventually, the private sector. She and her husband, Captain Awesome, currently own three successful small businesses with over 49 years combined experience.

Sarah received her Bachelor's degree in Organizational Management from Ashford University and graduated  Sigma Beta Delta, Alpha Sigma Lambda and a member of the prestigious Golden Key Society for business. She has a passion for organizational leadership and a mind for collaborative marketing.

Sarah brings this innovative concept to Eden Learning Academy and forges strong relationships and collaborative programs with other top-performing businesses such as Engineering for Kids, So Cal STEM, Film School 4 Teens, So Cal Krav Maga and more. 


Liane Gililland - Academy Administrator

Liane has been with Eden since it's very inception and had a hand in developing all the procedures and campus policies that we have today. She and her husband have three boys and a girl. Together they go to concerts and musicals, hiking, scuba diving, backpacking, camping, and love going on road trips. Liane says she can’t live without coffee, music, photography, yoga, and nature. As a certified Dive Master, she has traveled all over the United States as well as parts of Mexico, Honduras and Greece.

Liane has spent the past few years as a volunteer for WAVES, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans through scuba training. Her background in administration with previous employment in addition to her homeschooling her own son has made Liane a perfect match for Eden. Liane has been here since the beginning, when Eden was just a dream. 

She helped build it.


Dana Alvarado - Academy Coordinator

Dana Alvarado is a born-and-raised California girl. She is a devoted wife and mother to her four children, whom she homeschools. Her two eldest have almost completed college and two youngest have just a few short years of homeschool left. Dana and her husband moved to the Murrieta community a few years ago and have truly found a home there.Dana is currently attending college to become a credentialed teacher. That is no surprise considering her love of learning and of homeschooling. Her academic interests are Geography and Environmental Science.

With her energy and enthusiasm for community, leadership, and event planning, Dana makes the perfect addition this summer to our team as the Academy Coordinator. She has embraced our philosophy, ideals, and challenges to bring a new level to Eden Learning Academy.


Natalie Riddle - Operations Director

Natalie Riddle was born in Long Beach Ca. and raised right here in our Temecula Valley. She is happily married to her husband Daniel for twenty years, and a devoted mother to her two children. Natalie has homeschooled her children for the last nine years, her oldest will begin her second year of college pursuing a degree in Mathematics and her youngest will begin his senior year of high school this fall.

Combining her love for children, education and management experience she is looking forward to being Eden Learning Academy’s Operations Manager


Mary Lyn Capperauld: Lead Instructor - Secondary

Natalie Riddle: Instructor - Secondary

Jill Grell : Instructor - Secondary

Holly Cranny: Instructor - Secondary

Hannah Wigent: Instructor - Secondary

Trinity Riddle : Instructor - Primary

Simona Dlouha: Instructor - Primary

Lauren Ignacz: Instructor - Primary

Anne Mollman: Instructor - Primary

Reshma Solbech - Vendor: Art

So Cal Krav Maga - Vendor: PE

So Cal STEM - Vendor: STEM Courses

Engineering 4 Kids - Vendor: STEM Courses

Film School 4 Teens - Vendor: Film/Videography