Trusted Educators Who Truly Care.

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. 

Kellyb Kelly Braugh - Academy Director
(940) 584-0025  |  kbraugh@cccatx.com

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

Tammyf Tammy Fitzgerald - Assistant Director
(940) 584-0025  |  tfitzgerald@cccatx.com

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 Paula Braugh - Office Manager
940-584-0025  |  tfitzgerald@cccatx.com

 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 Angela Denis - Program Director and Art Teacher
(940)584-0025  |  

 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 Tammy Holloway - Castle Creek Chef
(940) 584-0025  |  

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

Screen shot 2017-03-18 at 9 Estela Guajardo - Caregiver of Infants
(940)584-0025  |  

 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.

Screen shot 2017-03-18 at 9 Christina Mohair - Caregiver of Infants
(940)584-0025  |  

 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.

Jaimy2 Jaimy Gonzalez - Caregiver of Infants
940-584-0025  |  

 Bio will be posted soon!

Screen shot 2017-03-18 at 9 Hailey Duncan - Lead Teacher in Toddlers/Currently on Maternity Leave
(940)584-0025  |  

 Hailey grew up in Plano, and attended Plano East Senior High School. She was an active member in the Early Childhood Development program where she student taught preschool, kindergarten and special needs children at various elementary schools in Plano ISD.  After graduating high school, Hailey received a Biology degree in Pre-Nursing.  During college, Hailey spent her time between classes as a nanny. After college, Hailey ventured into cosmetology and got her license in Aesthetics from Paul Mitchell Dallas.  She then went on to obtain her Instructors license and taught at Paul Mitchell Dallas for 3 years.  Hailey is also a certified Med-Tech and has worked closely with Dementia and Alzheimer's patients. Hailey is happily married to her husband, Paul.  They have one son and a baby on the way!  Hailey feels blessed to have the opportunity to work at CCCA and share the love of God with all the children.

Serena Serena Coffren - Toddler Teacher
940-584-0025  |  

 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!

Isabel Isabel Guerrero - Toddler Teacher
940-584-0025  |  

Bio will be posted soon

Screen shot 2017-03-18 at 9 Jennifer Bridges - Assistant Early Preschool Teacher
(940)584-0025  |  JenniferN.Bridges@hotmail.com

 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.

Briannewalker Brianne Walker - Assistant Early Preschool Teacher
(940) 584-0025  |  

 Brianne is currently a student at TWU pursuing a bachelor degree in math education. She is involved in a campus ministry where she volunteers. She has 5 years of experience working with children from toddlers to 6th graders, and has a heart for worship as she travels the area playing for children’s camps, and volunteering her time to work directly with children stuck in poverty. Brianne is excited to assist CCCA in providing good education as well as sharing the love of Christ to the students in a stable and positive environment.

Screen shot 2017-03-18 at 9 Breann Ward - Lead Teacher in Early Preschool
(940) 584-0025  |  breb0253@yahoo.com

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.

3466n9v Gladys Cuanchiohong - Assistant Early Preschool Teacher
(940)584-0025  |  

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 Tracy Gunther - Lead Teacher in Young Preschool
(940) 584-0025  |  

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).

Judy lopez (1) Judy Lopez - Assistant Teacher in Young Preschool
(940)584-0025  |  jgl4701@yahoo.com

Judy has been married for 35 years to her husband Chris. Together they have two grown children and one grandson. Judy has many years experience working with children in a Christian environment. She loves working with children, watching them learn and grow. Judy hopes to impact the lives of her children each year and plans to show the love of God as well as lead an example of Christ. Judy is very excited and blessed to be with CCCA and is looking forward building relationships with all her children and their families!

Screen shot 2017-03-18 at 9 Dee White - Co-Lead Teacher in Preschool One
(940)584-0025  |  

Dee is returning to CCCA after her maternity leave earlier this year. Dee has over 13 years experience with children, youth and parents. She is married to her husband of 9 years, and together they have three wonderful children who also attend CCCA. Dee enjoys spending time with her family creating memories that last forever. They are a musical family and love playing music, singing, the outdoors, and serving their community. Dee is beyond blessed to be back at CCCA and can not wait to build long lasting relationships with everyone.

Jill 2 Jill Paullin - Co-Lead Teacher in Preschool One
940-584-0025  |  

 Bio will be posted soon!

01 Sydney Sullivan - Co-Lead Teacher in Preschool Two
(940)584-0025  |  

 Sydney has worked in private preschools for over 6 years. She earned her Associate of Arts degree last year and is currently working on her Bachelor's in Psychology. She would like to own a preschool herself one day. Sydney's favorite things to do are spending time with her family and friends, painting, do-it-yourself projects, and cooking. She has a strong passion for teaching and couldn't imagine doing anything else!

Brenda victorson Brenda Victorson - Lead Teacher in Junior Kindergarten
(940)584-0025  |  

 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.

Ryand Ryann Balentine - Lead Junior Kindergarten Two Teacher
(940) 584-0025  |  

 Ryann came to us with over six years experience working in early childcare. Her mother was a preschool teacher, so she drew a lot of what she knows from her. Ryann hopes to make those amazing connections with each child and share in their growth and development. Ryann feels so blessed to be a part of the CCCA family, and can not wait to start teaching her junior kindergarten kids this fall.

Nicole Nicole Martinez - Afterschool Teacher
940-584-0025  |  nicoledani.martinez@gmail.com

 NIcole is a born and raised Texas girl. She is currently finishing her Bachelor's of Science in Elementary and Special Education . She has experience teaching elementary Sunday School, Preschool, and Pre-Kindergarten. Nicole has experience with private special needs care and PPCD. Nicole is passionate about working with children of all abilities. Even though she has not picked out a specific destination, Nicole would like to pursue teaching in another country as part of a church plant in the future. 

Cherri shipp Cherri Shipp - Bible Instructor
(940)584-0025  |  

 Ms. Cherri comes from a background of ministry, mentoring and childcare. She visits our campus and shares with all our students Bible stories and valuable children's books to reinforce and encourage their burgeoning faith and appreciation for the Word of God. She has two teenage children of her own, and is happily married to her husband Scott. Her favorite verse is Philippians 4:13 - "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

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If you are interested in a career opportunity with Castle Creek Christian Academy contact tfitzgerald@cccatx.com with your resume and contact information.