KNOW GOD. GROW IN GOD. GO WITH GOD.
Emilu has been the CLC Director since 1996. She understands the mission and the important role CLC plays in the community. As a childcare director, Emilu is proud to be a part of the school and the support that Central Presbyterian Church has shown the CLC children, families, and staff. She believes herself to be a lifelong learner, enjoying reading, webinars, and her volunteer work with Florida Association for the Education of Young Children an affiliate of NAEYC. Emilu has an amazing family, being married to her husband for 45 years, and enjoying her daughters, son-in-laws, and grandchildren.
Beverly Coulter has been the Minister of Music at Central Presbyterian Church since 2010. She is dedicated to providing a meaningful musical landscape for our worship experience through her work with the choir, instrumentalists, and soloists. A native of Dallas, Texas, she holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. In addition to her extensive work as a conductor and director, she maintains an active schedule as a singer, solo pianist, coach/accompanist and clinician. Dr. Coulter’s love of teaching began when she taught music and English to orphaned children in Mexico City as a seventeen-year-old United States representative to the Salvation Army’s Mexico Youth Corps ministry. Her work in sacred music has been a lifelong endeavor and continues to be a vital part of her artistic life. Dr. Coulter is a Professor of Music and Director of Opera at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida.
Janelly Perez has been singing at Central Presbyterian Church since 2008. She is a dedicated Vocalist and loves to sing to God. Janelly is the administrative assistant at our church, performing a double duty as she also sings in the choir and performs as a soloist. Janelly is currently a student at Barry University, majoring in vocal performance. She also teaches Pilates, and she has two rottweilers.
Jean has been working at Central Presbyterian Church and The Creative Learning Center since 2004. She regards her work environment as a "piece of heaven", since it has provided her with the invaluable opportunity of being a working mom with flexible hours. Jean values the caring and nurturing environment, that is "exceptional in their professionalism, dedication, teamwork and vision." She is grateful for being entrusted to serve the church and preschool as their Business Manager. Jean is a graduate of Florida State University, and began a career in non-profit financial administration in 1995. She also enjoys traveling with her children, spending time at the beach, working out, cooking, baking, reading, and biking.