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Erin Littlechief


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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 Morris


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.
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Barbara Leonard


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Barbara is an Early Childhood Developmental Specialist. She earned an associate’s degree from Westark Community College in 1998 and a bachelor’s degree from Arkansas Tech University in 2000. She is certified in Early Childhood Pre-K through 4th grade and in Special Education Pre-K through 12th grade. She enjoys working with children with autism and behavior challenges. In her personal life, she is passionate about Special Olympics. She is on the Oklahoma Special Olympics Area 10 management team and she is a certificed coach for the Poteau Special Olympic Team. She coaches football, basketball and soccer. She has training with the Autism Waiver program and she is a member of Autism Speaks. If she could possess one super-human power, it would be to have everyone with unique abilities equal.

Jodi Brown


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.
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