Meet the Staff
OUR LOVING TEACHERS ARE TRAINED TO PROVIDE YOUR CHILD WITH NURTURING ATTENTION, WHILE EXHIBITING PATIENCE AND PROFESSIONALISM.
We believe that instilling a love for learning and an enthusiasm for the exploration of their environment, both in the classroom and in the world that surrounds them, is paramount in establishing a foundation for a positive life-long academic experience.
TODDLER LEAD (18 MONTHS – 28 MONTHS)
Ms. Emily: Ms. Emily was born and raised in Austin! She graduated from Texas State in 2010 and has her degree in Early childhood-4th grade education. She worked at the YMCA in childcare for 2 years and was a 2nd grade teacher for 7 years. Ms. Emily has a daughter named Riley and a son, Dylan on the way due in October!
TODDLER ASSISTANT (18 MONTHS – 28 MONTHS)
Ms. Amber:Mrs. Amber has spent the last ten years in Austin. Her passion has always been working with children and fostering animals. Mrs. Amber home schooled her daughter and has volunteered with several different age groups over the past twenty years. After her daughter went to school, she wanted to continue her journey working with children and joined the toddler room at Wee Wisdom in January 2018. Mrs Amber has a beautiful daughter, Arabella, and eight fur babies. She also enjoys Scrabble and spending time with her husband, John.
PRE-PRIMARY LEAD TEACHER (29 MONTHS – 3 YEARS)
Ms. Mindy: Mrs. Mindy was born and raised in Round Rock, Tx. She has worked with children of all ages for over 10 years and joined Wee Wisdom in April, 2014. Mindy became a teacher because educating and caring for children is her passion and it shows every day!!! Mrs. Mindy says “I’ve loved kids all my life! Getting to know their individual personalities make every day unique and special. I truly feel honored to be an educator in these early years of growth and development.” In her spare time Mrs. Mindy treasures every moment with with her husband, daughter, Kinsley, and son, Landon. She enjoys being active, cooking, watching sports, and going on adventures.
PRE-PRIMARY ASSISTANT (29 MONTHS – 3 YEARS)
Ms. Rachel: Ms. Rachel joined our family in August 2015! She was born and raised in Austin, TX, and has her degree in Real Estate. Child care has always been her passion though. She has worked with children of all ages for over 13 years. Ms. Rachel enjoys doing photography, and has a part time personal business. She also enjoys spending time with her husband Will, and her two children, Keira and Rhett.
PRIMARY ( 3 YEARS – 5 YEARS)
Miss Kelly: Mrs. Kelly has been working with children of all ages since July of 2004. She originally started with a more traditional approach until she was informed about the Montessori philosophy and all the wonderful benefits it has for children. In October of 2008 she began working as an assistant in a Montessori school in Round Rock, within a year she obtained her Montessori credentials through NAMC . Since joining the Wee Wisdom team in January of 2013, she works as both the Lead Guide in the Primary Class and serves as the Acting Director when needed. Kelly takes learning to another level. From curriculum to parent /teacher communication, you will find her style to be a step above the rest! She grew up in the Cedar Park area until the age of 14 where she moved to Mojave, California for almost 10 years. She enjoys reading, drawing, painting, spending time with her husband Moses and their three dogs including a very spoiled basset hound named Darla. She is continuing her education and hopes to finish her CDA credentials by next year.
PRIMARY ASSISTANT ( 3 YEARS – 5 YEARS)
Miss Cheri: Ms. Cheri joined Wee Wisdom School in May of 2014. She has previously worked in a Learning Academy with infants and toddlers and currently you can find her in our Primary classroom! Do not let her always changing hair color confuse you, she is very down to earth and is all about Love! She enjoys using the Montessori way to guide her students and in turn learns from “her kids”. everyday! She has sent four graduating classes on to kindergarten with great confidence, she believes that all the kids are the best they can be for great success. Cheri is a single mom to her 19 year old daughter, Miranda who is also a part of the Wee Wisdom Team.
Miss. Miranda:Miranda started with Wee Wisdom School as a volunteer in Summer of 2015, she then found a passion working with children of all ages and officially joined the Wee Wisdom team! Miranda has spent most of her time working with the toddlers, but is floating now between all classrooms. She enjoys spending time with her dogs, cats and bearded dragon. Miranda was also apart in helping to start APA!, the largest No Kill Organization.
Tours and Observation
PLEASE CALL TODAY TO ARRANGE A TOUR OF OUR FACILITY.
We will be happy to show you around our lovely campus and we hope you will choose to make Wee Wisdom Preschool your child’s new environment for fun, friends and learning.
DIRECTOR CARRIE MONK-RICHARDSON
Being a Preschool Director is not just a job for me; It is truly my passion. I am an advocate of early education and feel so lucky to be able to offer such a warm, loving, supportive environment for children and their families to learn and grow! I have been with Wee Wisdom for 5 amazing years but officially began my career in early childhood education over 18 years ago. After obtaining my degree and Director credentialing, I began my work with The Children’s Center of Austin, over a ten year period I served as a teacher, curriculum coordinator , Asst Director and Director giving me a well rounded background in both development and leadership.
I am newly married and enjoy family time with my daughter ,who is a recent Wee Wisdom graduate now in kindergarten and my step son and step daughter that are in elementary and middle school.