Children & Preschool
Bee Loved Pre-K Teachers
Bee Loved Preschool Teachers
The teachers at Bee Loved Preschool are dedicated to providing a safe, warm and loving educational experience for all of their students. All of the teachers go through extensive training on courses relevant to providing the best education and care for the children at Bee Loved Preschool. We are a community that transforms lives!!!
Amity has spent her life in the Austin area. She spent many years in the private sector successfully working in finance and sales, yet never gave up her life's dream. Today, she and husband, Tim, have 3 beautiful children and she gives of herself to make that dream a reality everyday as she raises their children. Between chasing kids, supporting a husband, and volunteering at school and church, Amity is busy counting her blessings.
Lead Teacher - 2's T/Th
Andrea was born and raised in Southern California. She received her Bachelor's degree from California State University San Marcus in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Literature and Writing. She then went on to complete her secondary teaching credential and Masters in Education. Andrea moved to Spicewood almost 3 years ago with her husband Brad and their two sweet boys, Brooks who is 3 (student at Bee Loved) and Walker who is 11 months old! She has worked as a teacher in both middle school and high school and has spent several years working in early childhood education. She loves watching littles ones grow and learn each and every day.
Lead Teacher - 2's M/W
Darcy has lived in the Austin area since the 1990's. She has a Master's degree in Child Development and Family Science from North Dakota State University. She's also the mother of three wonderful children. She enjoys working with children because she loves to watch them grow and learn.
Assistant Teacher - 2's M/W
Stephanie grew up in Round Rock, Texas. Upon graduating from high school she worked for the YMCA after school program. Stephanie went on to run the Child Learning Center at Westwood Country Club for four years. Later she became a professional nanny in San Diego. After a few years she missed Texas too much and decided to move back to Austin. Now Stephanie is married with two children. She has a seven year old daughter, Peyton and a three year old son, Foster (who attends Bee Loved).
Lead Teacher - 3's T,W,Th / MusikGarten Teacher
Kim moved to Spicewood four years ago. She's a certified music teacher with many years experience teaching children. She has two children, a boy in 11th grade and a girl in 7th grade. She leads the BCUMC adult and children's choir and is the FIne Arts Director for Bee Creek UMC.
Assistant Teacher 3's T,W,Th
Katie was raised in the Dallas/ Fort Worth area where she attended the University of North Texas and graduated with her Bachelors in Education. Katie and her husband, Marc, moved to the Austin area 4 years ago with their two sons and since completed their family when they welcomed their daughter in 2013. She has spent the past 8 years raising thier three children and is very excited to begin teaching in the classroom again! In her free time, she most enjoys exploring the great outdoors with her family, organic gardening, photography, and volunteering at their children's school.
Lead Teacher - 4's: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Kayla has lived in Spicewood for the past 8 years. She has two children: Daylen who is 7 this year, and Irelan who is 5 years old. Both Kayla and her husband Anthony love living in Spicewood. Kayla has her Master's degree in Psychology from Texas State University. She has taught preschool for the past 15 years, predominently in a Montessori setting. She is looking forward to getting to know all the new children in her classroom!
Assistant Teacher - 4's: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Candy and her husband moved to the area from West Texas . They have 2 children, Ethan (7) and Maci (3). She has been volunteering in Children's ministry with 3 and 4 year old children for almost 7 years. Candy loves teaching preschoolers and watching them grow in so many ways!
Lead Teacher - 4's 4-Day
Denise grew up in Austin, Texas. She has two wonderful children, is a Girl Scout Leader, and regularly volunteers at Lake Travis Middle School. Denise has taught at Bee Loved Preschool since 2010.
Assistant Teacher - 4's 4-Day
Kristy has lived in the Austin area her entire life. She graduated from Texas State University, then worked for a government agency for many years. After the birth of her second child she was fortunate enough to be a full time mom and wife for two amazing daughters and her husband. She is super excited about being part of the Bee Loved Family!
Lead Teacher - 3's M/W, T/ Th
Shelly was born and raised in California. She recieved her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Houston. Shelly also has her Associate degree in Early Childhood Development. Shelly recently moved to Austin from Houston where she was a Kindergarten/Pre-K teacher for over 20 years. Shelly is happy to bring her knowledge to the children at Bee Loved Preschool.
Assistant Teacher 3's T/TH
Polly Hopson grew up in Amarillo, Texas and graduated from UTDallas with a computer science degree. She spent 6 1/2 years as a computer programmer first in the space industry and then in artificial intelligence. She quit to be a stay at home mom shortly before her second son was born. She has 25 years teaching Sunday School as well as experience as a cub scout den leader and supervising game clubs for her sons. She loves children and enjoys helping them reach their full potential.
Assistant Teacher 2's T/Th, 3's M/W
Casie grew up in San Antonio and has lived in Texas most of her life. She went on to study Family and Child Development at Texas State University, where she met her wonderful husband of 20 years. She has been busy raising her three beautiful daughters, Charlsey (15), Carsen (12) and Chandlyr (5). Casie was a substitute teacher last year at Bee Loved and was able to get to know many of the wonderful children and their families. Now that her youngest is attending Kindergarten she is ready to start working at Bee Loved full time. She is thankful for the opportunity to work in a nuturing, loving environment and excited to get to know all the children and watch them develop throughout the year.
Felissa has a Master's degree in Education from Texas State University and a Bachelor degree in Arts from Stephen F. Austin. She has developed Spanish curriculum for Austin and Elgin ISD as well as founded the Dia De Los Ninos Program. She is excited to bring her Spanish curriculum to Bee Loved Preschool.