Erin is the Lead Early Childhood Developmental Technician in our infant classroom. She is working toward a degree in Elementary Education at Northeastern State University and expects to graduate in May, 2020. She sought a job at KULA because she believed it would be a great way to get experience working with children while pursuing her degree. In Erin’s spare time, she enjoys drawing, playing with her son and going to the park. When asked what super-human power she would possess, if possible, she said she would love to have the ability to fly.
Chelsey is a Lead Early Childhood Developmental Technician in a preschool room. She has a really fun attitude and is always making learning fun. She teaches the children functional tasks and teaches them strategies that helps them be more independent, all while making them feel comfortable and loved. She enjoys music and uses it to get kids involved in group activities, so don’t be surprised if you walk in her room and see a dance party! Chelsey has received training in Handwriting Without Tears, transitioning, autism and interacting with children. When asked what super-human power she would possess, if possible, she said it would be mind reading.
Renee is an Early Childhood Developmental Specialist. She graduated from University of Arkansas at Fort Smith with a Bachelor’s degree in Preschool Education and English in December of 2017. She has always had a passion and desire to work with children with special needs. She is always looking for new ways to expand her students’ education and keep them engaged. Renee is Social Emotional certified. In her free time, Renee enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking and creating new recipes, and reading. If she could possess one super-human power, it would be the ability to read minds in the classroom so that she could address her students needs better.
Jodi is a Lead Early Childhood Developmental Technician. She received her Bachelors degree in Psychology and is currently double majoring in Human Services & Addictions to receive her Masters degree from Columbia Southern. Jodi has a knack for working with children and has training in Human Development, Handle with Care, Child Psychology and Autism Acts. She enjoys supporting nonprofits like Make a Wish and the Special Olympics. One way that she shows her support is by creating hand stamped jewelry and donating the proceeds. In her free time, Jodi also enjoys raising cattle and is a member of the Arkansas Cattlemans Association. If Jodi could possess one super power, it would be the ability to cure terminal illness.
Christina is an Early Childhood Developmental Specialist who has a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from the University of Arkansas Fort Smith. She enjoys working with children and is constantly inspired by them. In her free time, Christina enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, volunteering at church, crafting, and traveling. If she could possess one super-human power, she would be as quick as Flash.
Kristin is a Lead Early Childhood Developmental Technician. She graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith with her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and has spent the past 10 years teaching second grade. She enjoys helping children to reach their goals and seeing them grow academically. Kristin has two children of her own, Waylon and Emmy. If she could possess one super-human power, it would be the ability to fly.
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