Danielle Dorman-Chapa, Corporate Director

Danielle has be involved with Mudpies & Lullabies since the pre-development stage early in 2006. She graduated from Texas Tech University in 1995 and has always had a passion for education. She has worked with students of all ages and abilities. Her experience includes everything from teaching high school, kindergarten students and working as a director for several well-known preschool franchises. Danielle and her husband J.J. have 4 children; Bailey, Kennedy, Ian & Liberty. During her free time, she enjoys staying active, watching her daughter play soccer and volunteering on the local P & Z board.

Leslie Hass/ Melissa Campus Director

Leslie has been a part of the Mudpie team since December 2008. She is a graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State with a Bachelors Degree in Business Management. She is also a past valedictorian of Melissa High School. Leslie is happily married and has one son born in 2013.

Elizabeth Villegas / Anna Campus Director

Elizabeth has been a part of the Mudpie Team since May of 2007. She began as a teacher in our Pre-K program. Currently, she continues to teach preschool and pre-k Spanish classes at our Anna location where she serves as our school director. Elizabeth has studied child development and program management and has a Childcare Administator Credential from ECMI (Early Childhood Management Institute). She is married and has 4 children, all whom have attended or currently attend Mudpies.

Alyssa Smith / Melissa Campus Assistant Director

Alyssa has been a part of the Mudpie Team since February 2007. She started her career as a teacher in the Lil' Explorer's Class. Later, she studied child development and was awarded a CDA in Pre-school and Pre-K learning. She currently serves as a part of our management team at Mudpies. She is happily married to Joe and welcomed their first son in 2013.

Alissa Hollin/ Anna Campus Office Manager

Alissa joined the Mudpies team in August 2015. Originally, she started as a toddler teacher at our Melissa campus before joining the management team in Anna. She has a CDA in preschool education and is pursuing additional early childhood management training. Mrs. Alissa is married with three amazing daughters.

Bethanie Green / Celina Campus Office Manager

Bethanie has lived in Celina since 2001 and is a graduate of Celina High School. She has two sons who attend Mudpies, Noah and Jaxson. She has worked for Mudpies & Lullabies since September of 2013 and is looking forward to serving the children and families of Celina through her work at the school. She is also looking forward to the opportunity to grow her opportunities at Mudpies & Lullabies.

Amanda Mceuen / Celina Campus Director

Amanda has worked at the Melissa Campus as a teacher and made the move to manage the Anna campus in the Spring of 2014. She currently serves as the director at our Celina Campus. Amanda's commitment to the children of Mudpies and Lullabies has been valuable, long term and very much appreciated. She resides in Van Alstyne with her husband and three children.

Melissa Belanger

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Bailey Carter

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Current Employment Openings (UPDATED 4/25/2016)

Melissa Campus:
Experienced Substitutes

Celina Campus:
Early Preschool Teacher 8:00-5:30
Breaks/ School-Age Teacher 11:00-6:00
Toddler Teacher 9:00-6:00

Anna Campus:
Breaks/ Infants 9:30-6:00
Preschool Teacher 6:30-3:30
Pre-K Teacher 8:00-5:00

Experienced substitutes are always needed.

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Teachers, management and support staff at Mudpies & Lullabies are required to participate in annual training through college course work or staff development provided throughout the program year. Additionally, teachers are encouraged to obtain certifications and advanced degrees in child development.

We are a college-friendly employer and offer incentives to teachers who successfully complete coursework. All staff at Mudpies must maintain current CPR and First Aid certification. Additionally, every employee is required to submit to a State of Texas and FBI background check prior to employment at our school.

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