Our Teachers

 

Sandra Bejar-Maroto
Teacher
Sandra was born in Mexico city and graduated from Anglo Mexicano. She worked in Mexico at a Bilingual school for 5 years before moving to Michigan. After 5 years in Michigan she and her family moved to Switzerland where she worked as a preschool teacher for 2 years. She and her family came to Dallas in 2013 and she has been working since then as a pre-k teacher for 4 years and is now at St. Timothy in a toddler classroom and as a Spanish teacher. She has 3 children, 2 boys and 1 girl 24,16,13 and her little baby a Yorkie. She lives in Southlake with her husband and her two youngest children and her little Yorkie. Her oldest lives in London.
</br. "As you can see teaching is my life I enjoyed every moment I spent with kids they are creative, fun and they are always full of surprises and love to make my day happy!"
Debbie Bullard
Teacher
Debbie graduated from West Texas State University with a degree in Education with a concentration on K-12 Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. She is a product of Lubbock, Texas and attended graduate school at Texas Tech University. She taught K-12 Physical Education and coached for 40 years, 27 of those years were spent in Coppell ISD . After retirement , she substituted for three years in the elementary that she retired from in Coppell. She has lived in Euless for 6 years. She has a daughter who plays volleyball for Stephen F Austin in Nacogdoches, Texas, who will be a junior this year. Debbie played tennis through high school and college and went on to coach tennis at the high school level , but golf is her first love. <br.
"I am excited to begin this new journey at St Timothy Preschool. I look forward to teaching and working with a group of dedicated teachers. I believe that the education of our youth is the future of our world. It doesn't just start when our children go into Kindergarten, children begin learning at birth and as parents, teachers, or care givers we must dedicate ourselves to shaping our children for the future."
Jennifer Carlson
Chef
Jennifer graduated from Michigan State University with degrees in History and Anthropology specializing in Archaeology. She began at St. Timothy as a substitute when her youngest was 2 years old. She’s in fourth grade now. She has been everything from full time, to part-time, to a substitute and now works in the kitchen two days a week. She lives in Bedford with her husband Todd, 2 girls, 2 fish and a dog our neighbor lets us borrow on occasion.

"It’s great seeing ALL of the kids in the dining room. I love watching the kids grow year to year!"
Claudette Cooper
Teacher
Claudette graduated from L.D. Bell High School. She began at St. Timothy in 1997! She had taught at another area school for a couple years prior to coming to St. Timothy. She lives in North Richland Hills with her husband, Robert, and dog. She has 3 grown children and 2 grandsons.

“I love teaching the kids and seeing their faces light up when they get a concept!”
Mitra DePalma
Teacher
Mitra graduated from Texas Women’s University in Interdisciplenary Studies (Early Childhood-4 degree). She began at St. Timothy in December 2010. She lives in Hurst with her husband, Kenny and daughter.

“I love getting to know all the kids and their families.”
Karen Diedrich
Teacher
Karen graduated from Blurton High School, England. She began at St. Timothy in 2013. She lives in Bedford with her husband, Dale, daughter and 2 dogs.

“My favorite part about teaching is the children I am blessed to share my day with! “
Haley Fergen
Teacher
Haley graduated from Trinity High School and Stephen F. Austin State University. She began at St. Timothy in 2016. She worked as an executive assistant for several years prior to taking time off to spend with her children. She lives in Bedford with her husband, Terry, their 2 children, 2 cats and a dog.

“I have a lot of friends who work here, and their children attend school here, so I knew it was a wonderful place to be a part of. It’s like one big family!”
Michele Garcia
Teacher
Michele graduated from Blurton High School, Stoke-on-Trent, England. She began at St. Timothy in 2015. She lives in Bedford with her husband, Arnold, and 2 pets.

“I love working with these precious children and my twin!”
Teresa Goff
Teacher
Teresa graduated from Western Illinois University with a BS degree in Elementary Education and an emphasis in Early Childhood. She began at St. Timothy in 2016. She has worked directly with children for 9 years, ages ranging from one-year-olds to Private Kindergarten. I also have 6 years of experience working in a preschool office. She lives in Bedford with her husband, Ben, 2 boys, 1 cat, and 1 dog.

“I love working with preschoolers! What other job can you get hugs every day!”
Arika Hardy
Teacher
Arika graduated from Texas Virtual Academy. She began at St. Timothy in 2015. She lives in Hurst with 2 dogs and 3 cats. She will be getting married in summer 2016!

“I love little kids and it gives me a chance to get experience for the future. I am going to be either a sonographer or Kindergarten teacher.”
Barbara Hautanen
Teacher
Barbara graduated from Trinity University. She began at St. Timothy in 2016. She taught elementary for 6 years and also taught Spanish immersion. She lives in Euless with her husband, Dom, and their son.

“My favorite part of teaching is seeing how much the students grow and learn in the year they spend in class.”
Maria Hicks
Teacher
Maria graduated from University of Texas at Arlington with a teaching degree and from University of North Texas with a B.S. in Biology. She began at St. Timothy in 2012. She has taught for 4 years in another area preschool. She is an Army veteran. She lives in North Richland Hills with her husband, David, their 4 children, 2 dogs and a bird.

“I love to see the children grow and develop throughout the year!”
Erin Holley
Teacher
Erin graduated from L. D. Bell where she took a teaching internship and discovered her love for teaching. Before that, she helped babysit and care for her little cousins. Erin lives in Hurst with her husband, three daughters, and 2 dogs.

"My favorite part about teaching is getting to experience things with them for the first time - groundbreaking moments, and of course, getting to tap into my inner child daily!"
Linda Hunter
Teacher
Linda graduated from Boswell High School. She began at St. Timothy in 2013. She taught for 11 years at other area preschools prior to coming to St. Timothy. She lives in Euless with her husband, Russell, 2 sons and a dog.

“I love working here because it feels like family. I love teaching Spanish! I love the children and being a part of their learning that helps them for their future.”
Davi Martin
Teacher
Davi graduated from L.D. Bell High School. She began at St. Timothy in 2006. She worked and managed in the restaurant business for 18 years. She lives is Haltom City with her husband, Joel, 2 children, and 3 dogs.

“My favorite part of teaching is the kids, of course!”
Hope Molina
Teacher
Hope graduated from Tarrant County College with Associate of Arts. She began at St. Timothy in 2014. She has taught dance to preschool and elementary ages at a local studio. She lives in Bedford with her husband, Mark, and 2 children.

“I enjoy learning about children as individuals.”
Jolie Mozingo
Teacher
Jolie graduated from L. D. Bell High School. She worked in the dental field for 18 years, leaving to stay home with her son. She lives in Saginaw with her husband Jason, son and dog.

"I love watching the kiddos learn through play, and all the sweet snuggles we get!"
Angelia Owens
Teacher
Angie graduated from Texas Tech University majoring in Merchandising and minoring in Marketing She began at St. Timothy as a substitute in 2013 and as a teacher in summer 2015. She has taught for 3 years at area preschools. She lives in Bedford with her husband, Jeremy, daughter and a dog.

“My daughter loves it and I have always felt a warm inviting feeling when entering the school. Most of all, I love the kiddos, great teachers and office that support each other. Love the morning alarm going off on school days.”
Emily Pue
Teacher
Emily is a graduate from Grapevine High School and The University of North Texas. She has a Bachelor's of Arts in Dance and teaching certifications in both dance and physical education. She has taught high school dance/drill team for 14 years in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD and Lancaster ISD. She lives in Bedford with her husband, two children and two dogs.

"My favorite part of teaching is the smiles on the student's faces as they say hello to me every day!"
Candy Rogers
Teacher
Candy graduated from Trinity High School. She began at St. Timothy in 2016. She worked in healthcare for 3 years and was ready for a change. She lives in Euless with her husband, Ben.

“I love this new experience and especially love working with children!”
Emily Stanfield
Teacher
Emily graduated from People's Christian Academy in Missouri and studied Psychology at Southwestern Assemblies of God University. She began at St. Timothy in 2016. She lives in Bedford with her 2 children.

“I am really enjoying getting to know the kiddos in my classes and my fellow teachers are pretty great too!”
Yvonne Stewart
Teacher
Yvonne graduated from University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a degree in modern languages and teaching certificate. She began at St. Timothy in 2016. She taught elementary for 6 years and also taught Spanish immersion. She lives in Euless with her husband, Dom, and their son.

“My favorite part of teaching is seeing how much the students grow and learn in the year they spend in class.”
Jennifer Stovall
Chef
Jennifer graduated with a BAAS from University of North Texas. She began at St. Timothy in 2011. Both of her daughters have attended the preschool. She lives in Euless with her husband, Sean, and their 2 daughters.

“My favorite part of teaching is watching the children’s face when they accomplish a task.”
Deenah Tompkins
Teacher
Deenah graduated from Richland High School. She began at St. Timothy in 1997! She taught for 1 year at another area preschool prior to coming to St. Timothy. She lives in North Richland Hills with her husband, Scotty, daughter, 3 dogs, 2 cats, and 1 biodome shrimp. 

“St. Timothy is a very laid back and homey atmosphere. I really enjoy kids- they're funny and honest.”
Stephanie Trappler
Teacher
Stephanie graduated in Strasbourg, France with an associate degree in psychology and a nursing degree. She began at St. Timothy in 2007. She has volunteered at the Bear Creek Elementary library for several years. She lives in Euless with her husband and childhood sweetheart, Laurent, 3 children, and 2 cats.

“I love working at St. Timothy because everybody is extremely nice and friendly. I’m very thankful to be able to work in my community. Teaching is a lot of fun, and brings a lot of joy to my days.”
Pam Whitlock
Teacher
Pam graduated from L.D. Bell High School and Tarrant County College. She began at St. Timothy in 1999! She taught for 4 years at another preschool prior to St. Timothy. She worked as an export clerk for a major corporation. She lives in North Richland Hills with her husband, Scott, 2 cats, 1 dog, and 25 pond fish. She has 2 grown children.

“I enjoy watching how the students "grow" from the first day of K-Prep until the last day of school.  Seeing the joy and pride in themselves as they learn throughout the year is very rewarding!”
Lori Wright
Teacher
Lori began at St. Timothy during the summers while in high school and then “full-time” after graduation in 1989! She has also worked at a law firm for a couple of years prior to having kids. She lives in Bedford with her husband, True, and 3 children.

“My favorite part about working here is I was able to have all 3 of my kids attend here while I worked. And I enjoy seeing the kids I teach learning new things and seeing how much they change and grow from fall to spring.”