of Barker Cypress
10740 Barker Cypress Rd, Cypress, TX 77433 • (281) 304-6004

Our Staff

We are extremely proud of our excellent staff of teachers and directors! Our staff is part of the consistent care provided by Kids ‘R’ Kids.

All Kids ‘R’ Kids faculty and personnel are required to follow state regulations that apply to training. Our staff is trained in First Aid/CPR, Infectious Disease Control, Injury Prevention, and Child Abuse Awareness. Additional training in curriculum, child development, classroom arrangement, classroom management, age-appropriate activities, nutrition, field trip planning and OSHA regulations provide the staff with skills needed to create a quality learning environment. The staff are encouraged to further their education through CDA and CCP programs and are given opportunities to attend professional training conferences.

Take a look below to get a glimpse of our staff members:

Staff Team

Mrs. Cherry Wilkins, Director/Partner

Mrs. Cherry has been a part of our family since 2005. She has over 15 years of experience in the Early Childhood field, and her desire is to mentor, and educate teachers on the changes that are taking place in the Early Childhood Industry.

She and her husband of 17 years have a wonderful 14-year-old son. Her hobbies include, reading, dancing, relaxing, and spending quality time with her family. 

Mrs. Cherry is a graduate from Jersey Village High School. Cherry holds her Master’s Degree in Education, a Bachelors in Management, and her Associates Degree in Elementary Education. Mrs. Cherry is also a Master Registered trainer for the state of Texas. She is also a PDS specialist for the Council of Professional recognition, and is currently pursuing her second master’s degree in counseling at Prairie View A&M University.

Mrs. Valerie, Curriculum Coordinator 

Mrs. Valerie has been a part of our family since we opened in 2003. Valerie’s love and passion for what she does is evident in her work. Mrs. Valerie is married and has 2 fantastic young athletic boys who keep her running. Mrs. Valerie has her Child Development Associates and Director License. She is currently spearheading our new Literacy program for Fall 2017. 

Mrs. Lynn, Assistant Director 

Mrs. Lynn has been part of our family since we’ve opened in 2003. She has two sons and a daughter and has been married for 20 years. Mrs. Lynn’s older son is in the reserves for the National Guard and has done a tour in Kuwait. Mrs. Lynn loves to spend time with her family and watch her daughter play softball on the weekends.

Mrs. Deleana, School Age GYM Manager

Mrs. Deleana started with us originally in 2003, and then returned back to our family in 2015! Having 17 years of experience in childcare, 6 1/2 have been with us! Her and her husband have 3 amazing children. In her free time, Mrs. Deleana enjoys spending time outdoors and doing crafts. She loves teaching to see her students become confident in themselves as they learn, accomplish, and master their skills. Mrs. Deleana currently holds her CDA.

Mrs. Paige, School Age GYM Manager

Mrs. Paige joined our family in 2009, and currently has her CDA. She is married with 2 boys and a daughter that keep her busy on the weekends. She loves teaching children because they inspire her to be the best mom she can be. 

Mrs. Rachael, Private Kindergarten Teacher

Mrs. Rachael joined our family in 2007. Her enthusiasm is truly committed to her children. She has been educating children since 1995. Mrs. Rachael attended University of Houston and Cy-Fair College to obtain her degree in Education. She has also received her CDA.

Classroom Team

Mrs. Cris, Suite 100, Lead Teacher

Mrs. Cris has been with our family at Kids R Kids Barker Cypress since we opened February 2003. She has cared for children for over 20 years. Her passion for caring for these babies is evident as you feel the warmth when you enter her classroom. Mrs. Cris and her husband of 34 yrs. have three handsome sons, two beautiful daughters and 9 grandchildren. Mrs. Cris holds her Child Development Associates.

Ms. Patricia, Suite 150, Lead Teacher

Ms. Patricia is another of our original family members. She began in February 2003 teaching and loving our Infant II babies. Ms. Patricia had over 12 years of experience prior to joining our team. Most of her 20 plus years have been caring for infants. Ms. Patricia holds her Child Development Associates.

Ms. Lela, Suite 200, Lead Teacher

Ms. Lela joined our family in 2014 and has over 15 years of experience in childcare. She has 4 wonderful children with 5 beautiful granddaughters. Her passion is to love and nurture each and every child that comes through her room. Ms. Lela has her CDA and is currently in school for business management. 

Ms. Yolanda, Suite 250, Lead Teacher

Ms. Yolanda joined our family in 2016 and has overy 23 years of experience in early childcare. She has been happily married for 32 years and together they have 3 children and 6 grandchildren. She currently has her CDA. What she loves most about working with children is having the opportunity to enjoy all of the different personalities ofher infant toddlers.

Mrs. Anabel, Suite 300, Lead Teacher

Mrs. Anabel joined our family in 2014. She has over 15 years of experience with children. She and her husband have been together for over 15 years, and they have 3 amazing children, Melanie, Sebastian, and Manuel. She has always had a passion to work with children, which she started in high school. Mrs. Anabel currently has her CDA.

Mrs. Rose, Suite 350, Lead Teacher

Ms. Rose joined our family in 2014, and has been teaching for over 20 years! She has 2 sons and a daughter ages 31, 22, and 20. In her free time, she is either working on curriculum or going to the movies. She loves teaching because she loves the feeling she is making a difference in a child’s life. Mrs. Rose currently has her CDA.

Mrs. Brenda, Suite 400, Lead Teacher

Mrs. Brenda joined our family in May of 2017 and comes with 6 years of experience in early childhood and holds a Bachelors degree in Science of Education. She has been married for 3 years and together they have a beautiful daugher that keeps her busy. Mrs. Brenda loves and enjoys teaching toddlers.

Ms. Abigail, Suite 450, Lead Teacher

Ms. Abby has been with the KRK family for almost 3 years and currently has her CDA. She enjoys spending time with her niece and 4 nephews. When not with her niece or nephews she loves to draw and listen to music. She is pasionate about teaching and her goal is to one day be a kindergarten teacher.

Mrs. Ashlee, Suite 500, Lead Teacher

Mrs. Ashlee joined our family in 2014 and currently has her CDA. She is happily married and has an active infant toddler that keeps her busy. Mrs. Ashlee is currently enrolled at Texas Southern University and is majoring in General Studies. Her passion is teaching children. Her favorite part of teaching is experiencing the growth and development from her current and former students. 

Ms. Lauren, Suite 550, Lead Teacher

My name is Lauren Carlson, and I am the Lead Teacher in suite 550. I have been teaching for 8 years. I have a large family, and I love spending time with them and going places. When I am not at Kids R Kids I am walking my dog or playing with my cats.  I am inspired mostly on how quickly children learn and grow.  What I love mostly about teaching is coming to work knowing that I can make a positive impact on these children’s lives and teach them the best I can.

Ms. Milah, Suite 600 Lead Teacher.

Ms Milah has been with our KRK family for almost 3 years. She is currently working towards her CDA. She loves caring for and shaping the tiny minds of our future. There is nothing more that she enjoys, than seeing the little ones grow and how much they are able to learn. 

Ms. Abriel, Suite 650, Lead Teacher

Ms. Abriel has been apart of our family since 2007 and has over 16 years of experience. She has 2 very active young children that keep her busy. In 2012 she was awarded the HAAYEC teacher of the year. She enjoys teaching and her favorite part is getting to see the excitement in her students faces as they accomplish their goals. Ms. Abriel also has her CDA.

Mrs. Trisha, Suite 700, Lead Teacher

Mrs. Trisha joined our family in 2010. She brings over 7 years of experience with her. Mrs Trisha has been married for 13 years and has 4 beautiful children together. She currently has her CDA.

Ms. Rocio, Kids Cafe Nutritional Specialist

Ms. Rocio has been such a blessing to our team! She’s been with our team since 2011 and has worked in our Cafe’ for the past two. Ms. Rocio is married and is a big animal lover.

Mr. Dave, Bus Driver

Mr. Dave has been with our KRK family since 2010. He has a CDL with Air Brakes and chauffeurs our children to and from school and on field trips during the summer. Mr. Dave has been married for 30+ years. You can see Mr. Dave working around the building, helping out with various projects of enhancing our school.

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