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.
Vyvy is the Lead Early Childhood Developmental Technician in the toddler classroom. She graduated from the University of Arkansas in the spring of 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in human development and family sciences. Vyvy is currently a graduate student at John Brown University, working towards a Master’s in clinical mental health counseling and a Master’s in marriage and family therapy, with an empasis in play therapy. She anticipates graduating in August, 2019. She has always been really interested in the developmental part of the brain so when the opportunity to work at KULA arose, she took it as a great learning experience. She tends to be a perfectionist, so she loves to stay organized and on schedule and keeps everything clean. She also has a lot of patience with children. She is passionate about helping children learn how to express themselves in healthy ways, as well as creating a safe and nurturing enviornment to facilitate a bright future for them. When asked what super-human power she would posses, if possible, she said she would have super speed! Vyvy volunteers with Paint the Park Pink and anything related to the Boys and Girls Shelter.
Ladawn graduated from Mississippi State University in May, 2015, with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies. In addition to working at KULA, she serves in the Mississippi Army National Guard. Ladawn is known for being patient and understanding. She has a knack for working with children and making a difference. When asked what super-human power she would possess, if possible, she said she would be able to fly.
Julie is the Lead Early Childhood Specialist in a pre-school room. She is married and has one son, Bentley. She attended the University of Arkansas in Fort Smith for education courses. Julie is good with kids and tries to make their days as fun as possible. In her personal life, she enjoys spending time with her family. She is very involved in her church and works with the pre-kindergarten children there as well. And, she loves to volunteer her time with the fire department in her home town. When asked what super-human power she would possess, if possible, she said she would love to clone herself so she could stay home with her son and still work with the children in her classroom at the same time!
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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