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Castle Creek Christian Academy is founded by experienced Christian educators who understand education, curriculum, teamwork, and administration. Most importantly, they’ve built a center that reflects the type of environment that they would want for their own children. Castle Creek and the children within are blessed to have a phenominal group of teachers who are proven to lead a team to much success. 

 

Kelly Braugh   Academy Director | (940) 584-0025 | [javascript protected email address]

With sixteen years of Early Childcare experience, Kelly has found this job field to be the most rewarding.  She has a passion for children, and has adopted two of her own.  This love for children, in addition to her background, education, and degree in Accounting, provide the ideal components for her role as Director.  Kelly has five beautiful children, and claims many more within these four walls.  Her past times include running in the outdoors, and spending time with her husband, family, and friends.  "Castle Creek is a wonderful opportunity to reach the children in the community with the love of God, and a chance to change lives.  I am blessed to be a part of it!  Thank you for this chance to build a relationship with your child, and with you!" -  Kelly

Tammy Fitzgerald   Assistant Director | (940) 584-0025 | [javascript protected email address]

Tammy has 29 years of experience in the Early Childcare field.  Along with her administrative experience, Tammy carries most of her experience working directly in the classroom.  She has worked with all ages, including newborns through 5th grade.  She has also worked with special needs children in many capacities.  She enjoys living in Flower Mound with her husband Ryan. Her daughter attends Castle Creek in the afterschool program.  She enjoys cooking, reading, music, and time with family and friends. 

Paula Braugh   Office Manager | 940-584-0025 | [javascript protected email address]

 Paula was born and raised in Texas. She is a widow who is semi -retired and the mother of 8 and a grandmother of 28. To say she loves kiddos is an understatement.  She has years of experience as an Adminisistrative Assistant in schools and churches. Most recently, she worked as a nanny for several families. She has a passion for children , loving and caring for them helping them learn that Jesus loves them, too. She is extremely excited to be able to serve the children and parents of the CCCA family. 

Angela Denis   Program Director and Art Teacher | (940)584-0025 | [javascript protected email address]

 Angela has many years of experience working with children, and has three beautiful girls of her own. She graduated from Jenkins High School in Florida, where she lived for many years.  She recently moved back to Texas, to be closer to her family. She is excited about working in Castle Creek, and wants to guide children's creativity, and hopes to help them find new ways to learn. She enjoys reading the Bible, spending time with her children outdoors, and cooking with her family.

Tammy Holloway   Castle Creek Chef | (940) 584-0025 | [javascript protected email address]

Tammy is originally from Amarillo, Texas.  She moved to the DFW area seven years ago.  She stayed at home with her two sons for their early childhood years.  She then started working in the childcare field.  Her two sons are now 14 and 16 years old.  Tammy and her husband have been married for 20 years.  She is excited about getting to know each of the children at Castle Creek as she prepares the meals and serves them each day.  "I love working with children because they constantly amaze me!  I love watching them laugh, learn and grow."  - Tammy

Estela Guajardo   Caregiver of Infants | (940)584-0025 | [javascript protected email address]

 Originally from Tamaulipas, Mexico, Estela has lived in the DFW area for more than half of her life. With 17 years of child care experience, she hopes to bring love and charismatic joy to all the children at CCCA. Her hobbies include listening to different genres of music, dancing, cooking and baking! Communication is important not only with the family at home, but with her close friends as well. Her two sons now 18 and 13, and her daughter who is 5, have been the blessings of her life. She loves to work with kids of all ages, but has a special place in her enormous heart for infants and toddlers. She believes setting a proper and jovial foundation at a young age brings the best for the future of the next generation. Estela is blessed to be a part of the team and hopes to bring a fun and enjoyable vibe to both children and staff at CCCA.

Christina Mohair   Caregiver of Infants | (940)584-0025 | [javascript protected email address]

 Christina has 22 years of experience in the early childcare field. Also, she has an Associates Degree in Child Development. She has worked with all ages, including newborns, throughout her 22 years. She has also worked with special needs children. Christina moved here from California, with her husband and three children. Christina is so excited to be a part of the Castle Creek family and can't wait to be a part of your child's life.

Jaimy Gonzalez   Caregiver of Infants | 940-584-0025 | [javascript protected email address]

 Bio will be posted soon!

Serena Stansbury   Toddler Teacher | 940-584-0025 | [javascript protected email address]

 Serena is originally from Wisconsin and moved to Texas 3 years ago (and she doesn't miss the snow AT ALL!). She has worked with children of all ages, both as a teacher in a private preschool , and as a nanny. She was also a certified nurse's assistant for a few years in an assisted living facility, where she enjoyed caring for people on the oppposite end of the age spectrum . She recently left the retail sales world to follow her passion for children's ministry , and is excited to teach and care for the little hearts and minds of Castle Creek! In her spare time, she loves being active in her church family , exploring God's word, reading a good mystery novel , making paper crafts, or spending tome with her family , including her boyfriend and his two beautiful daughters. Serena can't wait to get to know everyone in the Castle Creek family!

Jennifer Bridges   Assistant Early Preschool Teacher | (940)584-0025 | [javascript protected email address]

 Jennifer has over 10 years of experience as an Infant, Toddler, and Early Preschool Teacher. She feels that it is such a blessing to be able to help mold children while watching them learn and grow. Jennifer has earned a Child Development Associate from Tarrent County College. She enjoys crafting, singing, and interior design. Jennifer can't wait to build lasing relationhips with the students and families at Castle Creek Christian Academy.

Breann Ward    Lead Teacher in Early Preschool | (940) 584-0025 | [javascript protected email address]

Breann is originally from Florida, but has lived in Flower Mound since 1995. She graduated from Lewisville High School, and has been working in childcare for 15 years.  Breann enjoys spending time with her husband Chris, and her sons Caleb, Colton, and Cooper. Colton, her middle son is one of the cute preschoolers that attends Castle Creek, and Cooper is one of the adorable Infants! Her hobbies include Church, reading, scrapbooking, photography and running. Breann loves what she does and feels blessed to be a part of the Castle Creek team.

Gladys Cuanchiohong   Assistant Early Preschool Teacher | (940)584-0025 | [javascript protected email address]

Gadys has over 15 years of experience working with children of all ages. She has been blessed with the opportunity to watch many of these children grow up and become successful in life. It is one of her greatest joys. As a teacher, she plans to instill each child with the love of the Lord, as well as a confidence in themselves. Gladys believes her job as a teacher is to nuture the children as if they were her own. Gladys is over joyed to be here at CCCA, and looks forward to getting to know each child.

 

Tracy Gunther   Lead Teacher in Young Preschool | (940) 584-0025 | [javascript protected email address]

Tracy brings with her fourteen years of experience in early childhood teaching.  She attended Leary Technical Center and received her C.D.A. in Child Development. She  moved to Flower Mound from Georgia, 9 years ago, and loves it here. She has one son, and a handsome grandson. Tracy is a wonderful representative of Castle Creek and feels blessed to have the opportunity to work with your child(ren).

Jill Paullin   Co-Lead Teacher in Preschool One | 940-584-0025 | [javascript protected email address]

Jill has over fifteen years of childcare experience.  Five of those years were spent teaching pre-k.  She loves spending time with her huaband and daughter.  She likes to watch "Fixer Upper" for inspiration in repurposing furniture.  Jill also loves to travel.  She has been married for ten years and was blessed with her little miracle, Lorelai Grace, in 2011.  She and her husband would like to buy their first home here in Texas and she would also like to add a sibling for Lorelai, or at least get a puppy.  Jill quotes, "Love others as you want to be loved".  She wants to give children a safe space to come and learn, laugh and feel loved.  She enjoys teaching through music and play.  Jill is so honored to be teaching the pre-k children here at CCCA.  She looks forward to getting to know the kiddos and parents better.

Brenda Victorson   Lead Teacher in Junior Kindergarten | (940)584-0025 | [javascript protected email address]

 Brenda is originally from Georgia, and has over 20 years experience in teaching children. She has worked both in public and private schools, with the bulk of her experience gained in Texas. She holds a Bachelor's degree from Valdosta University. She has been happily married to her husband Dana for the last 17 years, and they have one child, who attends Castle Creek after school program.

Audrey White    Teacher in Young Preschool | | [javascript protected email address]

Audrey has worked as a nanny for three different families over the last two years, specifically with kids ages 2 - 5.  She is in college working on her Associates Degree.  She is certified in CPR/First Aid.  She is interested in arts and crafts, family events, reading and writing.  Audrey has one younger brother and her parents will celebrate their 28th wedding anniversary this year.  She loves watching the children learn and grow and feels as though God brought her to CCCA to gain experience and friends who love Him.  Audrey believes you teach the most through structure and by setting an example of the behavior you want the children to display.

Sarah Mack    | | [javascript protected email address]

Sarah has been in childcare for a while.  She first worked at a preschool in Little Elm for a year and a half.  Then she worked at Treehouse Academy for a year.  She has a high school diploma and has some college education.  She is going for her Associate of Arts Degree with a major in Social Work.  She is trained as an X-ray tech and in CPR.  Sarah is interested in photography, cooking, being active outdoors and traveling.  She is the only girl in her family with four brothers.  Learning, teaching and interacting with her students is important to her.  She wants to help them grow and to bring joy and love to her kids and to help them be who they want to be for the future.  Sarah believes a teacher has to have patience.  Every individual learns differently.  She would like to have a lot of hands-on activities.

Adriana Corona    | | [javascript protected email address]

Bio to come.

Sarah Parks    | | [javascript protected email address]

Breshai Reed    | | [javascript protected email address]

Breshai has worked for several years in a church daycare and nursery.  She was a youth leader in her church at the age of 17.  She is a Ranchview High School graduate and a graduate of Regency Beauty Institution of Cosmetology.  She is certified in CPR/First Aid and AED.  She is interested in traveling, cooking, learning new things and meeting new people.  Breshai has 12 nieces and nephews and 3 siblings.  She loves watching the children learn and grow.  She hopes to become a psychologist.  She understands that when children are at the age of development, things change.  She wants to form great bonds and educate your children and watch them grow.

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