The Staff at Las Colinas Children's Academy is trained to provide your child with a unique, educational and fun learning experience. All of our teachers are required to have a minimum amount of training hours and continued education every year. They must also be CPR/First Aid Certified and must pass a criminal background check. Our teachers have degrees or are working toward them.
Hello, my name is Miss Colleen. I have worked in childcare since 2000. I love watching children grow and develop. The excitement they feel when mastering a new skill shows in their faces and makes my career very rewarding! I have a son who is 20 years old and attends Northlake College. I am from Texas and I have lived here my whole life. Some of my hobbies include: reading, writing, spending time with my family and horse back riding. I am a graduate of Irving High School and I am currently attending to obtain my CDA.
Hello my name is Miss Farah! I have been working in childcare since 2009. I completed a four year Bachelor degree and also have a one year diploma in Montessori training. I believe that children are our asset, that they need a lot of care and affection to become successful adults. I love children, they are my source of happiness and pleasure. I feel blessed to be able to work with children.
Hello, my name is Miss Kalynn. I have been working in childcare since 2018. I am currently pursuing a degree in physical therapy to work with babies in the NICU. My teaching philosophy includes focusing on a child's first year of life as they develop so rapidly. I love working in a child development center because I feel like this is my calling. Ever since I have had my daughter, I knew this was what I wanted to do. Kids hold a special place in my heart, I love working with infants!
Hi, I'm Miss Alice. I have been working in childcare since 1996. I have learned so much from children! They are the best teachers! I am very talented when it comes to working with children of all ages. I enjoy watching them grow. My teaching philosophy is that each child learns by being hands-on. Through out my many years of experience, I have grown to love to help and watch children gain these experiences.
Hi, my name is Miss Sandrah. I love working in child care because I like to play and talk with children! I have been a child educator since 2014. I am from the Congo, in the center of Africa and I have a daughter named Maria-Tiphaine. I love reading the Bible, writing and watching Disney movies, and spending time with my daughter. For me, the work of childcare is based on three principles: love, patience and understanding!
Hello, my name is Miss Sharron. I have worked in childcare since 2010. I am currently attending college classes and am working on obtaining my CDA. I believe that children learn all the time no matter the time or the place. They are great observers and learn from what they see. I am also a mother of two boys, Kardell and Brycein. Although it's a busy field to work in, I enjoy that there is never a dull moment!
Hi, my name is Miss Beatriz, but you can call me Bety! The meaning of my name is "what makes you happy". I have a sensitive and patient heart for all children. I have worked in childcare since 2016 and have spent most of my time raising my own children, Sebastian, 13 and Damien, 6. I am originally from Mexico City, a beautiful place with a large important economy and many people who are culture rich! There is delicious food, museums, pyramids, and churches. Mexico City is the contrast of Spain, another beautiful place. My hobbies include music, reading and photography. I have a cat Ozzy and a dog Tyni. I finished school with an HR career, which led me to further my career in childcare!
Hi, I am Miss Ana and I have been working in child care since 1985. I have always loved children, love watching them grow, play and learn new things. I was born in Mexico and raised in Irving Texas. I have been married for 24 years, and I have two sons Michael, 24 and Daniel 21. I have lots of patience and my greatest blessing is being a mother of two amazing, handsome sons.
Hi, my name is Miss Mitra and I have been working in childcare since 2005. I believe that children can move mountains with their confidence and brave nature! I have a degree in Psychology from the University of Tehran. I believe that children are the most important things in the world , because they will be the next generation. I have one son and I enjoy studying and watching movies during my free time.
Hello, my name is Miss Teres. It gives me great satisfaction to work with children, and I love all ages! I believe that children keep us young and keep the hope alive in us. I have a wide variety in my educational background. I have pursued a degree in business and education all with the intention of working with children. I have been working in childcare since 2004. I love knowing that I am contributing to the community when I spot children out and about that I cared for.
Hi, I'm Miss Hannah. I have been working in childcare since 2017. I was in a program called "Ready Set Teach" which provided me with skills and knowledge in becoming a teacher. Watching children discover who they are makes me feel really special knowing that I can make a difference in a child's life makes me feel good. I love working with children but my favorite age group would have to be the preschoolers.
Hello, my name is Miss Shari. I believe working with children because in my heart I know it is my calling. I have been working in childcare since 2016. I am currently pursuing an Associates Degree in Teaching. I love working with children and am especially interested in creating a structured, safe and fun learning environment for my classroom. I am also a Military Veteran and was honorably discharged in 2009.
Hi, my name is Miss Josefina. I believe that children, if given attention, support, and patience are able to show what makes them unique. My teaching philosophy is that each child is a unique individual who needs the opportunity to discover their true potential. I love working with children because they are always so curious to learn new ideas. From them, I'm able to become a better teacher each and every day.
Hello, my name is Miss Jenell! I love working with children of all ages, from infant to elementary. I have a passion for creating kid-friendly menus and meals! I have many years of experience working in childcare. I love being able to provide meals for the children. My school philosophy includes that children receive a great balanced meal here at LCCA. I believe that all children are different but require the same love as others.
Front Desk Staff:
Hello, I'm Miss Lizette! I have been working in childcare since 2015 and I enjoy working in the front office. I have had many training hours based on Infant and Toddler Growth and Development. No day is ever the same and I love knowing that I am making a difference in the lives of the children all around me. I am very excited to welcome you to our center and hope that I can make an impact on your child's life as well.
Hi I'm Miss Tralesa! I have worked in childcare since 1998 and have always enjoyed working with children. I currently hold a Director's License, have many training hours in various leadership courses, and early childhood education courses. My teaching philosophy includes that children only have about fifteen minutes of attention, so its important to teach in small increments and to do so consistently. I believe that children are amazing and I can't wait to spend time with them.
Hi I’m Miss. Lindsey! I am from California and grew up in a small town called Pinon Hills. I have lived in Texas since 2015. I enjoy being outside, camping and exploring new places. Although I don’t have any children of my own, I consider every child that attends LCCA my own. I attended the University of Central Oklahoma and have a Bachelors Degree in Education/Child Development. During my time in Oklahoma, I also became a member of the CECPD Oklahoma Registry. In the future I would like to study the science of Sonography. Most of my background in teaching has been as an infant room teacher, I learned so much! As the Center Director of Las Colinas Children’s Academy, I am so lucky to get the privilege of making a difference in so many children’s lives. It’s one of the best feelings!