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Meet the Team.

A dedicated group of professional excited to invest and encourage students.

Work Ready, College Prepared, and Faith Powered.


Todd Moritz is the Founding Director of LuTEC. He has a diverse background spending 18 years in corporate America and the last 24 years in ministry. He has an MBA, CPA and is a Commissioned Minister (Teacher) in the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. He has served as the Executive Director of a large congregation in St. Louis, was the CEO of an association of three high schools in Milwaukee, and most recently was the CEO of Orange Lutheran High School. His mission is to share Jesus, develop leaders and simplify the administrative burden of ministry (Romans 12:11). He loves high school kids and helping them learn to "adult".


Todd is married to Sarah, also a Commissioned Minister (Teacher). They have three boys at home, two that are out of the nest and two granddaughters.

We are thrilled to announce that Darlene Puente will be joining the inaugural team of LuTEC as the Academic Learning Guide. In her position, she will be responsible for student learning, relationship development, coordination of chapel and Christian living / theology and our career and technology education (CTE).


Darlene has an amazing educational background and skill set that makes her perfect for this role. She has a master’s degree in education with an emphasis in CTE and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Concordia University Portland. She is a California credentialed teacher coming to us from Anaheim High School where she taught career, finance and technology, and digital animation. She has developed a curriculum in multicultural marketing. Y también es bilingüe, habla español. Before going into teaching, Darlene enjoyed a successful 25-year career in multicultural marketing and advertising.


Darlene and her husband of 30 years, Mike, have two children and live in Anaheim. They worship and fellowship at City Church of Anaheim.

Check out Darlene's video introduction!

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Jedi Ces is thrilled to be joining the ministry of LuTEC! As the School Assistant, she will be actively involved with all the details of the school including parent / student communications, marketing, infrastructure support and much more!

Jedi has a great background that makes her perfect for this position. She currently is the part-time Youth Director for New Life Foursquare Church in Norwalk. Prior to taking on the ministry role at New Life, she worked for Kiewit Infrastructure West, Inc as an Engineer II. She holds her bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Cal State Fullerton where she graduated Magna Cum Laude (Go Titans!). While at college, she held a position as a leasing agent and receptionist at Casa Madrid Apartments in Lakewood. She is also a gifted musician and plays the drums on a regular basis at New Life.

Jedi will be in the office from 10am to 2pm most days. Stop in and say hello!

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