Faculty & Staff

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Head of School

Jerri began serving as the Head of School for St. George's in May 2014. With over 40 years of experience and a Masters in Early Childhood Education, she serves as a leader in our field. She is a Past President of the Austin Chapter of Texas Association for the Education of Young Children, a Master Registered Trainer for the state of Texas, and owner of her business ECEToday. She also wrote a Scope and Sequence for ages 3 months-Kindergarten and Assessment Tools that accompany the Scope and Sequence. Through her years as an early childhood teacher, adjunct instructor, trainer, consultant,...

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Assistant Head of School

Ms. Gabi is an Austin native. She studied studio art at the University of Texas at Austin. She began her journey at St. George’s as a parent and fell in love with the school. She joined the staff in March of 2019. She has a background in non-profit operations and is fortunate be able to use her skills in a school she loves. She lives for the interactions with students and their families. Ms. Gabi believes that early childhood education is the foundation for creating life long learners.

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Educational Director of Infant/Toddlers

Ms. Carla began her career at St. George’s in 2015 as an Assistant Teacher for the Red Room. Her passion for infants and toddlers led her to pursue a Child Care & Development certificate from ACC. As the lead of several classrooms, Ms. Carla refined her skills in room setup, classroom management and developmentally appropriate lesson plans. As a mother of a 10-year-old graduate of St. George’s, Ms. Carla possesses a deep sense of compassion, vital to leading both children and educators. Paired with almost a decade’s worth of experience in ECD, Ms. Carla’s numerous strengths only...

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Educational Director of Preschool

Ms. Mari has 20+ years of early childhood experience and a Child Development Associates Degree. Her strengths include keeping a calm demeanor when times get stressful, developing deep and loving relationships with the children across the school and her colorful and creative classroom designs, implementation of curriculum, and creation of activities! Mari is a native Austinite and has a lot of love for this community, especially it's sport teams!

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Administrative Assistant

Ms. Cindy is the Administrative Assistant at St. George's. She is a native of Seguin, TX and came to Austin in 1986 to attend the University of Texas at Austin. She has spent close to 19 years of her professional career at St. George's and has taught in almost every classroom. Both of Cindy's daughters attended St. George's for preschool and she has a true passion for our community.

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Red Room - Lead Teacher

Ms. Mary Jane was born and raised in Austin, TX and has been working in childcare for 13 years now. Her focus is on infant and toddler care. During that time she attended ACC for her certificate in Early childhood education and hopes to continue her education and receive a degree. Mary Jane was a teacher here at St. George's for 6 years before taking a year and a half break to stay home with her triplets. There is no other school she would take her children too or work at, so she is super excited to be back at St. G's caring for the infants in Red.

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Red Room- Assistant Teacher

Ms. Michelle has been working in childcare for 2 years and has found a passion for working with infants. She is originally from the Philippines and lived there for 8 years before moving back to Texas with her family in 2018. She moved back to pursue her degree in English. She is completing her bachelors at Texas State. Michelle hopes to put her degree to use in teaching or working in publishing.

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Rose Room  - Lead Teacher

Arriving back to Austin from the DFW Area, Ms. Gabby is delighted to join the St. George's Team. Gabby has over 5 years of childcare experience with ages ranging from infants to 6+. Gabby is happily married and has a 2 year old of her own. In her downtime she loves watching tv and eating sweets like cupcakes and chocolate.

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Rose Room - Assistant Teacher

Ms. Cheryl is originally from Crawford and Waco, Tx. She started her Early Childhood journey 34 years ago. She has an Associate in Arts Degree from McLennan Community College obtained in 1985. As well as a Child Development Certificate obtained in 2007 and An Associate in Applied Science Degree with honors in Child Development obtained in 2009.

Ms. CheryI has always loved working with children. Watching them grow and learn gives her such a great joy especially knowing that she gave them a helping hand in their growth and developmental process.

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Green Room - Lead Teacher

Ms. Angie has over 12 years of experience and a Bachelor degree in Human Development and Family Sciences from The University of Texas at Austin. She's been part of the St. George's community since the Summer of 2014 and has flourished as one of our infant/toddler teachers.

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Green Room - Assistant Teacher

Ms. Jenna has worked in childcare for 4 years now! She has worked with children of all ages from 6 weeks to age 10, but has developed a passion for infants. She enjoys being able to help the infants grow and help them learn new things!

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Green Room -Assitant Teacher

Ms. Laura was born in Laredo, TX, but raised in Austin. She has 3 children of her own. She is so excited to be part of St. George’s School. For the past 2 and half years, she has been working as an assistant teacher, for babies up to 4 year olds. She has a huge passion for working with kids, watching them grown and learn new things. She will be furthering her career in child development and plan to obtain my degree. Ms. Laura is thankful for the opportunity to work and teach your child!

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Purple Room - Lead Teacher

Ms. Kat was born and raised in San Antonio, TX but has lived in Austin for over 20 years. She has been in childcare for 20+ years and a teacher at St. George's for 7. Ms. Kat has her CDA from Austin Community College. She has taught all age groups but specializes in infants and toddlers. In addition to teaching, she has is certified to be a personal trainer with Camp Gladiator. She spends her free time with her husband Paul and two pets; Bandido(dog) and Nico (cat).

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Purple Room - Assistant Teacher

Ms. Cathryn is a San Antonio native, who moved to Austin to attend the University of Texas. She has a Bachelor's degree in Applied Learning and Development and has been working with young children for 5 years. She comes from a lineage of teachers and knew at an early age that teaching was her passion. Ms. Cathryn is dedicated, loving, and excited to join the community at St. George’s!

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Orange Room - Lead Teacher

Ms. Christina is originally from Dallas, Texas. She moved to Austin to pursue her bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Sciences with a focus on Early Childhood at the University of Texas at Austin. Her passion for working with children has led to a deeper connection when she started interning at the UT child development lab school. She has over 4 years of experience in early childhood working as a toddler and infant teacher, after school program instructor, babysitter, and as a sports coach. She is so excited to be a part of St. George’s community and cannot wait to apply her...

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Orange Room- Assistant Teacher

Ms. Rina is originally from Oklahoma, and moved to Texas a little over a year ago. She attended OSU for Early Childhood Education, and is excited for the opportunity to finish her degree here. She has a strong passion for working with children and has worked in this field for over five years. Rina loves encouraging many opportunities for learning and watching children strive while forming strong relationships with her students and their families. She is excited for the opportunity of utilizing her passion here at St. George’s.

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Yellow Room - Lead Teacher

Ms. Cristina was raised in Alexandria, Virginia. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Media Studies in Lugano, Switzerland, and has worked in several roles in the corporate environment. Four years ago, she decided to switch gears and started her career in early childhood education working with 2 and 3-year-olds. During this time, she fell in love with teaching as she found it rewarding to see her students grow and develop new skills. She is pursuing her Masters in Early Childhood Education online at Arizona State University. She is excited to join St. George’s community...

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Yellow Room - Assistant Teacher

Ms. Rhea was born in Corpus Christi where she lived until she left for college in 2011. She attended Texas State University where she earned a Bachelors in Family and Consumer Science with a Major in Child Development and a Minor in Psychology. Rhea has experience as a Registered Behavioral therapist working with children on the Autism Spectrum and an Early Intervention Specialist, where she taught parents strategies to help their children reach developmental milestones. Rhea is very happy to have joined our team, and can’t wait to gain more experience and create relationships with...

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Pink Room - Lead Teacher

Ms. Carmel is the Co-Lead Teacher in the Pink Room and has a degree in Child Development. Ms. Carmel has a true love for St. George's, with over 12 years of teaching here and two boys of her own who graduated Pre-K from St. G's!

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Pink Room - Assistant Teacher

LaShalle Harris has been working in the Early Childhood Profession for 21 years and has a passion for working with children of all ages.She has worked with children 0-5. She currently holds a CDA in Preschool. She is a proud recipient of the TXAEYC Sallie Beth More and Jacquie Porter Educator of the Year Award 2022,local and state level. She is best known for her attributes that she calls the sweet P"s. She is personable, passionate, and patient. She has a love for fostering the development of young children.

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Blue Room- Lead Teacher

Ms. Andrea grew up in Massachusetts and recently moved to Austin, TX. She has extensive experience working with children, and worked in after-school programs, as a behavioral therapist and as a preschool teacher. She is currently enrolled in a Master's Program for Early Childhood Education as well and will be able to use the knowledge she learns at St. George's. She enjoys forming a strong bond with her students and their families and Andrea has a passion for watching children learn and grow.

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Blue Room - Assistant Teacher

Ms. Gail is originally from Pennsylvania . She has over 25 years of experience in childcare and has her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Psychology. Ms. Gail joined the St. George's community in the fall of 2016. Her favorite thing about working with children is seeing their excitement when they discover something new.

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Rainbow Room - Lead Teacher

Ms. Melissa has 22 years of early childhood experience and have a CDA in Early Childhood Development. She started as a volunteer at a Sunday school when she was in High School and fell in love with the idea of having a career where you get to teach and have fun with children. What she loves most is the excitement children experience when they learn or achieve an understanding of something new. Ms. Melissa is a Texan all the way, born and raised. Outside of teaching, she loves reading novel after novel, watching sci-fi and horror movies, and hanging out with her wife Dena and...

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Rainbow Room - Assistant Teacher

Ms. Iram moved to this beautiful city of Austin this year from Dubai and loves it here! She has a Bachelors in Sociology/Psychology and a CACHE 3 diploma in Early Childhood Development from the UK. Iram has 12+ years of experience in early years. It has always given her extreme satisfaction being with children because their playful energy is just contagious. Their unprecedented curiosity towards exploration and learning is undoubtedly a beautiful sight, and she loves being there to witness it. In her free time, Iram loves to explore new techniques for art and to travel.

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Ancillary - Motor Skills/Music

Ms. Morgan has been working in childcare for 3 years. She has worked with children ranging from 2- 10. She is so excited to be a part of St. George and get to know everyone!

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Resource Coordinator

Ms. Rita has over 20 years of teaching experience. She's from Yorktown, TX and has been in Austin for over 10 years. Her passion is in early childhood and her strengths and skills include understanding & connecting with children of all ages & developing wonderful relationships with our families and teachers.

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Team Support

Ms. Jasmyn has been working with children for almost 8 years. She is currently pursuing her Bachelors in Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. She is excited to be a part of the family at St. George's.

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Team Support

Ms. Katelynne was born and raised in Southern California and moved to Austin, Texas in 2022. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Child and Adolescent Development from California State University Fullerton and is a Certified Life Coach. She has been working with children for over 5 years and has experience working with children as young as 6 weeks to 10 years old. She enjoys working with all ages and stages of development and really enjoys teaching social and emotional skills based on their age. In her free time she enjoys exploring nature and being active.

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