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Welcome to The Children’s Courtyard in Austin, TX! My name is Tessa and I am the Campus Director. I have a master's degree in early childhood education with teaching certification in K-3rd grade.
When we opened in 1997, we became the first Children’s Courtyard educational daycare in Austin. Our loving Infant Care and superior Preschool programs provide the perfect foundation for learning and development.
We have an exceptional group of teachers. They receive ongoing training throughout the year, including CPR and First Aid training. As a team, we have over 61 years of experience.
We service Barbara Jordan, Bluebonnet, and Pioneer Crossing elementary schools. Our facility includes spacious classrooms and playgrounds for each age group, two indoor playrooms and a lactation room for nursing mothers. We also offer fun and educational camps during the holidays, as well as extracurricular activities such as soccer.
Call us today to schedule a tour and see firsthand how our Children's Courtyard in Austin, TX is the perfect fit for your child! We look forward to meeting with you!
Starting at the front door, our already robust health and safety procedures have been enhanced to ensure a clean, welcoming school environment. The well-being of your child is our top priority, now, and always.
Elective programs allow students to learn by exploring creative outlets that will help them advance in the future—while giving your family more free time on evenings and weekends. We offer:
Soccer, Music, Yoga, Spanish, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math
Ask your director for details.
Wondering how you can keep your child’s learning going strong at home? Now you can adapt our personalized curriculum approach to fun activities you can do together.
Education: Grand Canyon University M.Ed.; B.A. in Elementary Education with Emphasis of Early Childhood Education; A.A.S. in Childcare and Development ACC
Certifications: Director's Certification; CPR/First Aid; Food Handler's Permit; Professional Development Specialist (CDA) Certified Teacher, K-3rd Grade
I was born and raised in Austin, TX and have lived in the city of Elgin, TX for the past 13 years. My first experience working with children started in high school. Throughout my career I have had the pleasure of working with infants through school-agers.
Education: A.A. in Health Care Administration
Certifications: CPR/First Aid, Food Handlers
I have been with The Children's Courtyard for four years. I started out as a teacher but my passion for education motivated me to become a manager. I also have two teenage children who keep me on my toes. In my spare time I love to spend time with my children and sew.