Asbury Christian Child Development Center

ACCDC Staff

Directors:

Ora Bunton, Director

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I have been with ACCDC since July 2015.  I received my BA in Human Services from Arkansas Baptist College and my MA in Human Resource Management from Webster University.  I have been employed in early childhood education for over 22 years and I have over 225 hours of TAPP approved trainings. I am the mother of 3 beautiful daughters.  My hobbies are traveling, shopping and collecting snowmen, but my favorite hobby is reading.  One of my favorite quotes is “teachers who love teaching, teach children to love learning”.  I believe in the scripture “train a child in the way he should go, even when he is old he will not depart from it” Proverbs 22:6.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Judith Hill, Assistant Director

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This is my third year at ACCDC; I began in 2014 as a teacher and I have been the assistant director for the past year.  I have a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from HSU.  I also have over 160 hours of TAPP approved trainings.  The things that I enjoy most about working with children are the sense of accomplishment with a child learns something new, doing art and being creative with the children.  Some of my hobbies include reading, baking, and finding new craft ideas on Pinterest.

 

 

 

 

Teachers:

Alex Murray

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This is my first year teaching at Asbury, and I am absolutely loving it so far. When I am not at Asbury, I love hiking, running, and doing anything outside.  I have the sweetest husband, Chris and a beautiful four year old daughter, Maggie.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

O’Lecia Bunton

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I just completed my first year at UALR and I am very excited about teaching your child this year. I am happy to help them explore and learn new things all while having fun.  I have volunteered for several years in preschools during high school and love working with young children. I love watching them grow and learn new things each day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lilly Saldana

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This is my second year teaching in the infant class at ACCDC. I’m originally from Texas and I previously owned and operated Future Generations and Wee Friends Daycare Centers in Lubbock, Texas.  I enjoy working with the infants and their families. I have been working in early childhood for 25 years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Brown

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I attended the University of Central Arkansas for two years, majoring in Elementary Education. I have taught Sunday school and volunteered with youth groups for 40 years. I have over 55 hours of early childhood continuing education training.  I am the proud grandmother of four.   I am blessed to be able  to love and teach wonderful children every day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Scott

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This is my second year at ACCDC.  I have worked with all different age groups.  I have lived in Little Rock all my life.  I graduated from Bryant High School and I am attending Pulaski Tech to obtain my Associate of Science degree to become a pediatric nurse.  In my free time I love to hunt, fish, and spend time with family and friends.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holly Wilson

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I have been teaching at ACCDC since 2014.  I am currently working on my Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education.  I also have my cosmetology license.  I am originally from south Arkansas, but I have lived in Little Rock since 2011.  In my free time, I love to travel, camp, hunt, or spend time with my family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sally Hubbard

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I graduated from Henderson State University with a Bachelor’s and a Master’s of Science in Education.   I I am certified in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education.  I have been teaching ages 3 years to 5 years for nearly 20 years.  I’ve been teaching Pre-K 5 at ACCDC for 3 years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kristy Brown

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I have been teaching at ACCDC since 2013. I have a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Marketing & Management.  I like decorating and organizing and hiking.  My favorite thing about working with children is forming a bond and having a positive impact on their lives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Josie Ging-Glass

Thj43_50621is is my second year as an infant teacher at ACCDC.   I live in Cabot and have been married for 17 years.  I graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree.  I have worked for 15 years with PCSSD and the Cabot district as a substitute, teacher and an interventionist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emily McCulley

I have been teaching at ACCDC since 2014.  I have attended college at BRTC. I have 70 hours in the TAPP training program. In my spare time I like to spend time with my niece and nephew, swim, shop and spend time with family.  The thing that I enjoy most about toddlers is getting wonderful little hugs from them and watching them grow and learn.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kayla Stout

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I am so excited to be joining the ACCDC team!  This will be my sixth year working in a preschool classroom, and I can’t wait to see what it has in store.  I’m a Little Rock native and graduated from UCA with my degree in Early Childhood Education with a focus in Special Education.  I’m married to my wonderful husband, Joseph, and we have three little ones, Lila, Maisy, and a foster baby.  When I’m not teaching or chasing my children, I enjoy sewing, photography, and spending time outside.

 

 

 

 

Marci Chapin

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I began working at ACCDC in 1991.  Since then, I have been a lead or assistant teacher in every age group.  I have completed 91 hours in the TAPP training program.  I have been married for 34 years and have a son Chris, a daughter Kelly, and a grandson, Max.  I like to shop and to travel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abby Ramirez

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This is my third year of teaching at ACCDC.  I have 56 hours in the TAPP training program.  I am so excited to be introducing your children to Spanish this year.  I have been in early childhood for eleven years.  I attended Pulaski Technical College for my Associate of Arts degree.   I have always enjoyed working with children and love seeing the excitement in their eyes when they grasp a new concept.  I am married and have a sweet baby, Scarlet Rose that attends ACCDC as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lisa Riddick

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I have been with ACCDC for 10 years and have enjoyed teaching and working with 3-5 year olds.  I love doing art with the children and being creative.  In my spare time I enjoy reading, working on our house and yard, painting, watching old movies and football games, especially the Razorbacks!  My husband Ed and I have been married 27 years.  We have a son, Kader and a daughter Becca.

 

 

 

 

 

Becca Riddick

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This is my second year at ACCDC.  I enjoy working with all age groups by assisting in Spanish and Music and Movement.  I’ve always liked learning foreign languages.  I am an anime fan and in my spare time I go to anime conventions with my best friend.  I am an avid Razorback fan and I also have a black cat named Kuro.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heather Faulkner

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I have been employed with ACCDC since May.  While I’ve been here for a short amount of time, I have been working in early childhood education for 15 years.  I am the proud mother of 3 boys, Brad, Jordon, and Zachary.  My husband and I have been married for 14 years.  Some of my hobbies are reading, watching football and spending time with my family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olivia Blackwell

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I graduated from Bryant High School in 2013.  Although this is my second year at ACCDC, I have worked  with children since 2009, including my church nursery.  I have over 20 hours in the TAPP training program.  I love watching children grow and learn new things. My hobbies include collecting Batman paraphernalia and photography.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kristi Whitener

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This is my eighth year at ACCDC and I enjoy working with all ages of children.  I have 45 hours of training through the TAPP training program.   I love watching children’s personalities develop and I love knowing that I had a small part in getting them ready for ‘big kid school’.  In my spare time, I enjoy knitting, reading, traveling, binge-watching Netflix, and spending time with my family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roneishia Murphy

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This is my first year at ACCDC, but I have been working in child care for 2 1/2 years and I have worked with all ages.  I graduated from NLR High School and will be attending Pulaski Tech in the spring.  I have 13 siblings, I am the third oldest of my siblings, and I have been working with children for many years.  I love to play any game that uses the imagination and an open mind.  One of my favorite books is The Napping House.  I enjoy loving, encouraging, and working with children.  They make me smile daily.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amber Nicklaus

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I attended SAU in Magnolia, where I earned my Bachelor’s of Science degree in elementary education.  I also have an International Montessori teaching diploma in preschool and kindergarten.  I began my teaching career in 1990 and have 26 years teaching experience.  I have taught children from age two through sixth grade.  I love helping children learn.  One of my hobbies includes taking Zumba classes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christiaan Martin

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This is my first year at ACCDC; I graduated from eStem Public Charter High School.  I am a certified nursing assistant and I will be starting school to become an LPN soon.  I am from a very large family, so I have been around children my whole life.  I love to interact with children at their level.  My hobbies include shopping, reading and playing with my dog.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michelle Jones

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I have worked in childcare for over 30 years.  This is my second year at ACCDC.  I have been married for 22 years to my husband Davey; we have three children, four cats and three ferrets.  I enjoy the outdoors, reading, photography, painting and crafts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Harvey

 

I graduated from UCA with a degree in psychology.  I have been at ACCDC since June 2015 and have worked with various age groups.  I enjoy watching the children grow and develop into unique individuals.  In my free time, I enjoy racing remote controlled cars and spending time with my pets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latrice Banks

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I have worked at ACCDC since June of 2014.  I have over 40 hours of training through TAPP.  I enjoy playing with and watching children grow to be great kids and just knowing they are one big gift from God.  In my spare time I like to play sports, go shopping, travel and spend time with family and friends

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joely Fletcher

This is my eighth year at ACCDC.  I graduated from the University of the Ozarks with a degree in Liberal Arts.  I also have 123 hours of TAPP approved trainings.  One of the things I enjoy about working with children is the love I get every day when they come in the room ready for a fun day. Their smiles melt my heart.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sue Wasson

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I have been at ACCDC since 2014.  I am studying to obtain my associate degree in early childhood development.  I work mostly with the 3-5 year old children.  I am passionate about children using their creativity to express themselves and to develop their imagination.  I am a free spirit and encourage children to be themselves and express themselves in their art.