Children's Discovery Center Central Staff Nature-based Austin Preschool Reggio Emilia

Children's Discovery Center Central Staff!

Ros Schneider
Ros Schneider

Director

Brittany Overton
Brittany Overton

Assistant Director

Catherine Lindsey
Catherine Lindsey

Dew Drops Teacher

Katie Siddiqui
Katie Siddiqui

Dew Drops Teacher

Astacia Cole
Astacia Cole

Dew Drops

Keiko Hayner
Keiko Hayner

Keiko has been working at CDC since 2012. She was born and raised in Japan. She obtained her first bachelor's degree in Graphic Design at Osaka University of Arts. After moving to San Francisco to study English, she started volunteering at a preschool and her interest in studying child development grew. She moved to Austin and obtained her second bachelor's degree in Child & Family Development at Texas State University in 2011. She loves cooking, creating artwork, sewing as her hobbies.

Jessie Crawford
Jessie Crawford

Jessie began her career in early childhood education teaching English as a Second Language at Joy English School in Taipei, Taiwan. There, she became lead teacher and was responsible for overseeing the operations of the school. After moving to Austin, she began teaching at the Asian American Cultural Center, where she spent 6 years as the lead teacher at the Magic Dragon Preschool. Jessie holds a CDA Credential and has completed The Children’s Learning Institute’s teacher training program.

Monica Shea
Monica Shea

Hummingbirds Teacher

David Israel
David Israel

Dancing Bears Teacher

Danielle Kelsey
Danielle Kelsey

Dancing Bears Teacher

Rocky Melesio
Rocky Melesio

Dragonflies Teacher

Anneke Wardlaw
Anneke Wardlaw

Dragonflies Teacher

Billy Canino
Billy Canino

Dragonflies Teacher

Glory Reichelt
Glory Reichelt

Starburst Teacher

Jaya Lindsey
Jaya Lindsey

Starburst Teacher

Eva Musoke
Eva Musoke

Starburst Teacher

Vikki Hutto
Vikki Hutto