My name is Mrs. Katrina and I have been working in the childcare industry since 1989. I wasawarded my Child Development Associate credential in September 2003 and I have over 700 hours in continuing Early Childhood Education (ECE) and Business Management. I have previously worked
for another Kids R Kids location for 20 years and started as a preschool teacher in 1999. In 2000, I was promoted to Assistant Director and in 2003, I became CenteDirector. I oversee the daily operation, classrooms, teaching staff and parent concerns.
It is my distinct honor to have the opportunity to serve you and your child. As AN educator, it is MY responsibility to provide each of them with an equal
opportunity to succeed in the classroom and to fully prepare them for kindergarten and beyond. Our success is based on your child’s success. I am fully committed to quality education and will work collaboratively with my staff to ensure each family and child has a positive early educational experience.
I am looking forward to working with you, the parent(s), and developing a positive relationship. Trust is of the utmost importance to me and I have full confidence that we will develop this relationship together with an open door to communication.
Hello! My name is Mrs. Zelda and I have worked in the childcare industry since 2000. I am thoroughly committed to providing excellent care to children and parents. I work closely with new families ensuring a smooth transition into our school.
I am responsible for keeping children files updated and in compliance & Quality Assurance. I have a strong passion and desire to provide a welcoming environment for you and your family.
I spend time answering parent questions, working with each child, and making sure families are 100% satisfied with Kids R Kids.
I believe that play is a child's most important work, and we strive to create and maintain an environment where your child can grow and thrive while exploring the world around them.
I am incredibly honored to be part of the Kids R Kids Little Elm Management Team. Coming from a family that fostered children, the passion for being a child advocate started at a really young age. I am the oldest of 5 siblings, all of which were adopted. I strongly believe that my experience with the foster/adoption program ignited my desire to work with children.
I have extensive experience in childcare and as an infant teacher. With 18+ years of experience, I have acquired a multitude of skills and have become a childcare professional. I am an energetic and positive individual who has a passion for enriching the lives of children and I can be relied upon to turn them into lifelong learners. Education is essential!
Along with my extensive childcare experience, I have earned my CDA which has provided me the resources to enhance and improve the quality of care I provide to the children. On a more personal note, I am all about family. I am a wife & a proud mother of 3 children. I have 2 cats and we have lived in Aubrey for 10 years now. I enjoy music and art, good movies (dramas are my fav!), shopping and spending time with my family. I am super excited to serve your family.
My name is Ateao Ingram and I am the chef here at Kids R Kids Little Elm. I am a native Texan and a father of a beautiful little girl. I started my journey with KRK at the young age of 3 as a student. Before, I graduated High School, I became a junior employee where I assisted the teachers in lesson planning, field trips and cutting material out for student’s art activities and in the afterschool classroom.
After I graduated high school, I became the after-school teacher and eventually made my way to the kitchen where I seem to have found my home and passion for cooking. I enjoy preparing the menu & nutritious meals for the children at Kids R Kids.
My name is Brianne Barnes, and I live in Little Elm, TX with my family. I decided to start teaching because I love how much children love learning at this age. The little light that sparks in their eyes when they learn something new gives me so much joy. I am glad to be part of the Kids R Kids Family.
Hello, my name is Michelle Segura, I am the young toddler’s teacher at Kids R Kids. I have over 6 years of experience in early childhood where I specialize in the toddler age group. I earned my Infant/ Toddler Child Development Associate in 2019.
Working with children is my passion & I absolutely love the toddler age group; they give me so much joy. Walking into the classroom every day and seeing how much my students have grown and learned gives me joy in knowing I am making a difference and impacting their lives in the classroom.
Hi! My name is Alejandra Sanchez and I have been in the early childcare field over four years. I begin my journey with KRK in 2019 and I am glad to be a part of Kids R Kids Team.
I have worked with variety of age groups, but my heart is with the Two’s. Working with children has always been a passion and I enjoy helping create a caring and loving environment in which children can flourish and learn to become independent little people. I take pride in helping my student prepare and meet their developmental milestones in the classroom that help prepare them for the next step as they transition to the next class.
I live in the surrounding area and a proud mother of a handsome son who attends Kids 'R' Kids where I get to see him expand and grow. I look forward to working with your child and family.
Hi, my name is Ms. Melissa, I have been teaching nearly 5 years in the early childcare field. I enjoy working with every age group but my most experience is in infant/toddlers. l enjoy teaching because I can impact children’s lives and watch them grow and learn.
I live in Anna, TX with my fiancé and I have 3 handsome sons. My sons are the love of my life and keeps me on my toes. I am a native of California.
I have a passion for what I do and have dedicated my time to teach and care for every child as if they were my own. I am a very hands-on & visual teacher; therefore, I love to express what your children are learning through creativity within the classroom. I strive to give it my all each day to be the best teacher I can be in safe, caring and learning environment.
I am so excited to be a Pre-K teacher here at Kids R Kids Little Elm! Teaching is an absolute passion of mine. I have been teaching in early childhood education for 20 years and I enjoy it. I love getting to know each child as a unique individual and finding out what intrigues them and then using this knowledge to help them learn and grow.
In my free time I hang out with my husband of 23 years and our 3 amazing children. We love playing basketball, going on road trips, and watching movies. I look forward to meeting each of you.
Bus Driver / Substitute Teacher
Mrs. Debbie is a Texas native. She is a resident of The Colony, Texas for over 25 plus years. She attended Texas Women University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Early Childcare Education. She has passionate about educating you children and been in the field for over 25 years.
She has been married for over 30 years & a proud mother and grandmother. She loves to meet new people and spend time with her friends and family. She looks forward to meeting and working with your children and watching them grow.
Hi! My name is Sushma Nair and I enjoy being the infant teacher at Kids 'R' Kids Little Elm. I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in finance. I have earned a "Montessori Trained" certification and have over 20 years of experience with children.
Children holds a special place in my heart as there is never a dull moment around them. The smiles and hugs of my babies rejuvenates me at work and gives me immense joy.
I am a proud mother to my daughter and a wife to my loving husband. One fun fact about me is that I am a trained classical dancer. Outside of school, I love traveling, cooking, reading, and shopping!!
My name is Gwendolyn Else and I am an assistant teacher in the two's classroom. In addition, I am currently a full-time student at the University of North Texas, majoring in Human Development and Family Sciences and a minor in Applied Behavioral Analysis.
I enjoy teaching and learning with children and have been in the childcare profession for 3+ years. I always look forward to a brand-new day with the children I teach because of all the fun and teaching moments that each day brings through constant exploration of the world around us.
My name is Cristina Brooks and I assist in the older Preschool Class and float from time to time at Kids R Kids of Little Elm. I live in Crossroads with my husband, my son Dylan and daughter Sofia.
My previous professional experiences were in the healthcare field, and after taking some time off to raise my children. I decided it was time to return to the workforce with a different career path, so I started teaching in January of 2020.
Being the best mom that I can be is my number one priority and I bring that same passion into caring for my children at school. I believe that children learn the best when they feel loved and safe, which is why I take that approach in teaching my students here at Kids R Kids.
My name is Kirstyn I assist in the Infant Room. I live in Little Elm with my son Ricardo. I have been in the childcare field for over 4 years. I am passionate about young children and their growth. I enjoy watching their minds absorb things like a sponge.
I am fortunate and blessed to be teaching in an amazing school that has a nurturing, loving environment where children can learn and experience new challenges that will help build their confidence while they play. I look forward to providing a positive impact on the children's growth and to new discoveries with an amazing team of teachers. I look forward to working with your family.
Salam & Hello, my name is Shahnaz Kamani and I am a preschool teacher at Kids R Kids of Little Elm. I live in Little Elm with my husband and daughter Melika. I am bilingual in Persian and English.
Working with children has always been a passion and I enjoy helping create a caring and loving environment in which children can flourish. Children are a blessing to the world and my goal is to become a better person and teacher to shine like a diamond for our better future.
My name is Ms. Sabrina and I teach in the GYM (growing young minds) age group, yet I also work in the infant classroom. I live in Prosper, TX with my family and my fur child (kitten) Nebula. I also have 4 sisters and 2 crazy nephews who keep me busy. I currently attend University of Texas in Dallas and plan on changing my major to education.
I have been in childcare since I was 18 years old which leads me to believe that working with children is truly a gift. I am an inner child myself which helps us to constantly teach each other new things every day.
Jessie Ann Gonzales
My name is Jessie Ann Gonzales. I am originally from West Texas, but I have called North Texas my home for the past 10 years. I Have 3 grown children, 2 handsome grandsons and 1 beautiful granddaughter.
I have over 30 years of early childcare experience ranging from teaching infants thru pre-k. Working with children has always been a passion and I enjoy helping create a caring and loving environment in which children can flourish.
I am excited to be a part of the Kids R Kids family and look forward to getting to know the families here.
Hi, my name is Jordan Krueger. I am a Texas native and graduated from Ray Braswell High School in 2018. Kid's R Kid's is my first early childhood education experience,
but I find it rewarding to be able to be a part of your child's education and development within the classroom.
I am excited to take on this new journey in my professional life. I look forward to watching every child progress and grow in my class. having a positive impact on the children’s growth and new discoveries within my classroom. I look forward to working with your child and family.
Hello, My Name is Katrina, I am a native of Oklahoma. I have been in Texas for over 10 years. Working with children has always been a passion and I enjoy helping to create a caring and loving environment in which children can flourish.
I have been in the retail business as a manager for over 12 years. I feel that customer service is the upmost important when working with children and families. I have a passion for children, and it fills my heart with joy to watch them grow.
I am married and have 3 beautiful children who is the joy of my life. My goal is to run my own early childcare center in near future where I would like to continue to impact the lives of young children and families. I am excited to be apart of the Kids R Kids family. I look forward to meeting all of you.
“Play is the highest form of research.” Albert Einstein
We are extremely proud of our excellent staff of teachers and administrators. Our staff is part of the consistent care and early childhood education provided by Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academy of Flower Mound.
All Kids ‘R’ Kids faculty and personnel are required to follow state regulations that apply to professional development. Our staff is educated and skilled in First Aid/CPR, Infectious Disease Control, Injury Prevention, and Child Abuse Awareness. Additional training for implementation of our exclusive Curriculum, child development, classroom management and arrangement, age-appropriate activities, nutrition, field trip planning and OSHA regulations provide our staff with the information they need to create a high quality learning environment.
We encourage our staff to continue their education through receiving their Child Development Associate Degree (CDA), as well as well as a bachelor degree in early childhood education.
We are privileged to be provided with certified on-line training for our staff through Kids ‘R’ Kids International, Inc., and the Corporate Education Department implements Texas certified year-round training through webcasts, live stream video, and on-site training.