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  • Dr. Natalie Seer, Director

    Dr. Natalie Seer is an early childhood education expert with over 30 years of experience in community-based children's  learning settings, focusing on...   Read More

    Dr. Natalie Seer, Director

    Dr. Natalie Seer is an early childhood education expert with over 30 years of experience in community-based children's  learning settings, focusing on social-emotional development and equity.    Natalie was born in Houston and raised in Texas. She and her husband Ken have a 20-year-old son who attends college in Chicago.  They returned to Texas to be near loved ones and Natalie’s favorite rivers - the Guadalupe and the San Marcos.   Natalie has served as an early educator, center director, community college instructor in child development, and quality improvement lead, and she has worked with organizations including Head Start, WestEd, Stanford University, and Mission College in California. She holds a B.A. in Human Biology from  Stanford University, and both an M.A. in Leadership in Early Education and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Mills College. 

  • Patrick and Sarah Newell, Owners of Kiddie Academy of Helotes

    Sarah and Patrick Newell are extraordinarily proud to bring their family’s passion and experience in the field of education to their Kiddie...   Read More

    Patrick and Sarah Newell, Owners of Kiddie Academy of Helotes

    Sarah and Patrick Newell are extraordinarily proud to bring their family’s passion and experience in the field of education to their Kiddie Academy of Helotes early childhood education center. Partnering with a national brand like Kiddie Academy to bring their community high quality early childhood education has been a dream of theirs since Sarah began teaching pre-kindergarten curriculum in 2011. Being able to positively impact children’s lives and help prepare them for school fuels them, and Kiddie Academy’s Life Essentials curriculum is a proven roadmap for accomplishing just that. Sarah and Patrick have a son, Preston, who was born in 2017.  Preston has added a significant fire to their passion for educating children, as they’ve seen firsthand through tutoring him how important getting an early start on the educational journey is to creating a positive relationship with school and learning. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management and has maintained state required certifications for teaching early childhood classrooms throughout her career as a teacher.  Patrick is a credentialed Actuary, and holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Science degree in Mathematics, as well as an M.B.A.

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We are very appreciative of the care our daughter receives. The teachers and staff have a clear passion for the children and their educational development! We\\\'re always excited to see the new things our baby girl has learned or can do!!
Taylor B., O\\\'Fallon

Great staff, great curriculum, great facility!
Lauren D., Cypress

Consistent and caring staff
Christina W., Columbine

Great communication from the teachers and they absolutely adore our son. He walks into the room with a smile on his face and it made us feel very secure and comfortable that we decided to bring him to Kiddie Academy.
Courtney D., Far North Dallas

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