About Us


John R. Breitfeller

Executive Director

Samantha Moya

Senior Director of Early Learning Programs

Judy Berg Schecter

Senior Development Director

Elizabeth Nelson

Development Director (Tarrant County)

Linda Bardales

Director of Home-Based Quality Programs

Kym Shaw Day

Director of Community Partnerships

Nancy Ferguson, CPA

Director of Finance and Human Resources

Finance Team

Nancy Ferguson, Director of Finance and Human Resources

Nasia Smith, Office Manager

Development Team

Coral Bell, Development Manager

Enrollment Team

Sheri Wilson, Senior Manager Accredited Partner Services

Kristen Haigh, Marketing and Bridge Fund Manger

Melissa Anderson, Enrollment Specialist

Saceria Goss, Enrollment Specialist

Tera Haggerty, Bridge Fund Coordinator

Brandy Tsegai, Bridge Fund Program Assistant

Professional Development Team

Maria Banda, Quality Assurance Assessor

Nikkia Brandon, Early Learning Specialist

Kathy Calderon, Professional Development Manager of Mentoring

WaKeisha Chase, Early Learning Specialist

Donna Denece, Early Learning Specialist

Shalaina Harlan-Yuya, Organizational Development Manager

Stephanie Higgins, Accredited Partner Specialist

Chere Johnson, Early Learning Specialist

Sheila Matlock, Accredited Partner Specialist

Kimberly McPherson, Early Learning Specialist

Crystal Mitchell, Early Learning Specialist

Valeria Price, Professional Development Manager of Mentoring

Toneisha Qualls, Professional Development Specialist

LaWanda Rather, Early Learning Specialist

Shanta Roberson, Early Learning Specialist

Julie Rosales, Early Learning Specialist

Audrey Rowland, Academy Curriculum Coordinator

Angela Swindell, Early Learning Specialist

Sandra Thomas, Accredited Partner Specialist

Nikkeda Tyrone, Early Learning Specialist                                                                

Loretta Watson, Professional Development Manager of Quality


Jessica Palacios, Administrative Assistant to Director of Early Learning Programs