Staff & Faculty

Faculty

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Rector of St. George's Episcopal Church and School Chaplain

Father Kevin joined the St. George's community in May of 2010 and he received his Master's Degree in Divinity at the Seminary of the Southwest. Father Kevin leads us in chapel on Thursday mornings and he is always available for visits by students and parents alike!

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Head of School

Jerri began serving as the Head of School for St. George's in May 2014. With over 33 years of experience and a Masters in Early Childhood Education, she serves as a leader in our field. She is the Vice President of Professional Development for the Austin 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, and administrator, Jerri strives to leave a positive impact on the lives of children and their families.

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Director of Education

Brandy joined St. George’s as the Director of Education in Summer 2018. She has a B.S. in Family and Child Development and a Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in Occupational, Workforce and Leadership Studies, as well as a Certificate of Ethics, from Texas State University. During her undergrad, Brandy had the opportunity to be an Exchange Student at Stockholm University, where she was an intern at an international preschool. During her time at the international school, she admired the independence and self-regulation of a young child. Her passion grew for serving the early childhood community as a graduate student and joined the Austin Chapter of Texas Association for the Education of Young Children Professional Development Team. She enjoys bringing her pup, Waffles, everywhere she goes! We're excited to have Brandy (and Waffles) as part of our St. George's community.

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Director of Operations

Mrs. Jenn came to St. George’s from Arizona where she lived for 15 years with her husband. Recently, her husband got a new job that landed her here in Austin. She is excited to be here! Jenn graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in Business Management and from the University of Phoenix with a degree in Elementary Education. She spent the last 15 years in Arizona teaching young children from pre-school all the way through 4th grade. She helped to launch a successful preschool in Arizona which is where she found her true passion for young children. She enjoys seeing their faces light up when they learn something new. We are lucky to have her join the St. George’s community!

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Red Room - Lead Teacher

Ms. Mary Jane is an Austin native with two boys of her own. She has over 10 years of experience in childcare and has her CDA from Austin Community College. She is a mentor with the Girl Scouts and loves being with children. Mary Jane joined the St. George's community in the fall of 2015.

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Red Room - Assistant Teacher

Ms. Carla comes to Austin from Hattiesburg, MS. She joined St. George's in the fall of 2015 as the Red Room Assistant Teacher. Carla quickly found her love for infants and immediately began attending school at Austin Community College earning credits towards her CDA.

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Red Room - Assistant Teacher

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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Green Room - Lead Teacher

Ms. Cindy is the Lead Teacher in the Green Room. 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 15 years of her professional career at St. George's and has taught in almost every classroom as well as assisting in administration. Both of Cindy's daughters attended St. George's for preschool and she has a true passion for our community.

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Green Room - Assistant Teacher

Min was born in South Korea & raised in Austin. She graduated with a degree in Human Development & Family Sciences from The University of Texas at Austin. Min has worked with young children for ten years and loves learning, continuing her knowledge base & expertise in the field.

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Purple Room - Lead Teacher

Ms. Kat has 20+ years of experience working with young children and also has an Associates in Child Development from Austin Community College. Ms. Kat has experience working with all pre-school and toddler age groups and is continuously learning and broadening her knowledge base.

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Purple Room - Assistant Teacher

Angelina began teaching at St. George's in the fall of 2014 during the afternoons as a Fun Zone Teacher and was hired full time in the fall of 2016. She's currently in school working towards her business degree at Austin Community College.

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Orange Room - Co-Lead Teacher

Ms. Angie has over 10 years of experience and a 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 toddler teachers.

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Orange Room - Co-Lead Teacher

Originally from California, Terrie moved to Austin in 2006. She has an Associates Degree in Behavioral Science and over 30 years of experience in teaching. Her true passion in life is working with young children.

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Yellow Room - Lead Teacher

Ms. Carmel is the Lead Teacher in the Yellow Room and has a degree in Child Development. Carmel has a true love for St. George's, with over 10 years of teaching here and two boys of her own who graduated Pre-K from St. G's!

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Yellow Room - Assistant Teacher

Ms. Jeanne has her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and is currently working on a Bachelors Degree in Child & Family Studies. With close to 10 years of teaching experience she has spent time as both a lead and an assistant teacher. Being a teacher is Jeanne's life passion and is dedicated to the education of our little ones.

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Pink Room - Lead Teacher

Cindy C. moved to Austin from Georgia in 2014 and is loving life in Texas! She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education and holds a certification to teach Pre-K - 6th grade. She brings 10 years of teaching experience working with infants, Pre-school and Pre-K age groups. Cindy has two grown daughters who now have children of their own, making her a grandmother of four!

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Pink Room - Assistant Teacher

Austin has been Laura’s home for the last 6 years. She has a variety of experience with young children, including teaching piano, Pre-k, Sunday school, and homeschooling her own 3 children (all grown and living in TX with one grandson!). Laura has studied Montessori and Kindermusick and is soon to begin her studies in Child Development at Austin Community College.

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Blue Room - Lead Teacher

Kim is a born and raised Texan with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas State University. She holds her Texas Teacher Certification in early childhood-4th grade. Kim and her husband are the proud parents of two young boys-Ryan and Luke. She brings over 8 years of experience working with young children to St. George's.

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Blue Room - Assistant Teacher

Carissa joined St. George's in the Summer of 2016. She has a B.A. in Psychology with a Child Emphasis and has 15+ years of experience in early childhood education including time as an Early Intervention Specialist at Early Childhood Intervention.

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Rainbow Room - Lead Teacher

Ms. Hilary is the lead teacher in the Rainbow Room. She has her degree in Early Childhood Education and has over 10 years of experience in the field. Hilary joined St. George's in the fall of 2014 and loves being part of this community.

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Rainbow Room - Assistant Teacher

Ms. Gail comes to St. George's with over 20 years of experience in early childhood education. She has her Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education and Psychology from Wilkes University in Pennsylvania. Ms. Gail never stops learning herself and is committed to the emotional growth and education of children.

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Double Rainbow Room - Lead Teacher

Ms. Mari has 15+ 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 classrooms! Mari is a native Austinite and has a lot of love for this community, especially it's sport teams!

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Double Rainbow Room - Assistant Teacher

Melissa has been teaching for over 16 years in early childhood education. Melissa always wanted to teach, She enjoys helping children learn and grow. She loves exploring science experiments with children and watching their minds expand.

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Double Rainbow - Assistant Teacher

Ms. Gay has been at St. George's for close to 10 years and has been a Pre-School Teacher on and off for more than 40 years. Ms. Gay is also St. George's 'Master Gardener'. She has a wealth of knowledge that she loves to share with the children and teachers are often coming to her with questions about their own gardens!

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On-Site Sub

Mr. David is a native Michigander, but has thoroughly enjoyed living in Austin for the past 10 years. He has been working with young children for 10+ years, and enjoyed working in roles such as full-time nanny and camp counselor. He also teaches Sunday school to preschoolers at his church, and has spent the last 3.5 years teaching at another fantastic preschool here in Austin.

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On-Site Sub

Tarik has lived in Austin for over 15 years, on and off, but originally graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in upper level history (WWII) and composition. He has always had an affinity for education and has worked with children from several age groups; from middle school to high school and college. He has previously mentored students and is currently studying to fulfill a 2nd bachelors in the Science of Nursing. He loves all things musical.