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Lakeside WEEschool

“The education of children for God is the most important thing done on earth.” –R.L. Dabney

Lakeside Baptist WEEschool is a ministry of Lakeside Baptist Church. We are a Weekday Early Education program that provides a safe and loving learning environment for children, giving them the opportunity to grow spiritually and socially.  Our purpose is to extend the ministry of Lakeside Baptist Church by providing love, care, and education to families within our community. As a ministry, we know that we are called to serve more than the students enrolled in our program; mothers and fathers, grandparents, and siblings are not excluded from our prayers and support. LBC WEEschool is staffed with wonderful teachers who love the Lord and feel that He has placed a calling on their lives to work with children. They consider it a true blessing to teach children about the God who created them and loves them. Our teachers are committed to praying for the children in their care and their families on a daily basis. Every day, our students attend Chapel: a place where they can gather together in worship and learn Bible memory verses. God's word is revealed to them each and every day through Bible stories, dramas, poems, and puppet shows. Students are exposed to a variety of worship music, allowing them to hear and play many different types of instruments. In addition to Chapel festivities, Lakeside Baptist WEEschool uses the A Beka Book curriculum, which helps our program provide a strong foundation for learning. We believe that each child is a gift from God who is fearfully and wonderfully made. Each is special and should be cherished and recognized for the unique little individuals that they are... That is what we strive to accomplish here at Lakeside Baptist WEEschool.

Amy Briggs, Director

BABY MOSES
serving since 2017

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Our Teachers

BABY JESUS
serving since 2008

JONAH and the WHALE
serving since 2015

Jasmin

CERVANTES

Angie

NEEDHAM

Tasha

WHITE

NOAH'S ARK
serving since 2019

ZACCHAEUS
serving since 2008

Amanda

STRINGER

Sheila

NORRIS

LOAVES AND FISHES
serving since 2014

PRE-KINDERGARTEN
serving since 2015

DANIEL & THE LIONS DEN
serving since 2019

Shyann

FUENTES

Joan

COLEMAN

Ashlee

SOLIS

Our teachers are crucial to the quality of our program. Providing physical care is just the beginning of building trusting, secure relationships needed for children to thrive. Our teachers have been carefully chosen for their warmth and nurturing skills. They are sensitive to the individual and recognize that each child is unique and different. Our teachers participate in an extensive amount of professional development, including leadership training conferences, staff meetings, and continuing education courses. Each teacher is required to obtain at least 24 hours of enrichment training per year, ensuring that they are more than equipped to serve our students. They are CPR and First Aid certified, and they undergo broad background checks, which include FBI fingerprinting and Ministry Safe. While there are many characteristics that make our teachers great, their love for the Lord and dedication to serving Him shines the brightest. Your children will undoubtedly love their teachers!

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Serving Families Since 2013

Hello, My Name is Tasha WhiteI am 36 years old. I enjoy being outdoors and spending time with my family. I am a Kansas Native, but moved to Texas 12 years ago. I am married to Jesse for 9 years and we have 3 amazing children! Along with one fur baby. I enjoy teaching your baby loves, Numbers,Letters,Colors, Shapes.But my absolute favorite part Is teaching them the Love of Jesus!  Through animated Bible time, Kids praise music and of course prayer.I am very excited for a fun filled year.

Hello! My name is Angie and I teach in one of the baby rooms. I'm proud to say I've worked in childcare since 1999, but I started working at Lakeside Baptist WEEschool in October of 2008! I love working with precious little babies and I am thankful you share them with me. nothing is better than spending time with my sweet students. I am blesses!

Hi my name is Amanda Stringer,This is my first year working at Lakeside Baptist WEESchool and I'm beyond excited to get to teach the 2 year old class. I've been working in childcare for about 7 years now and I believe this is where God wants me to be. It's been my passion to to teach young children and be able to talk about Jesus with them. We are going to learn so many great things this year, and I am looking forward to every minute of it.

My name is Sheila Norris and I will be your child's teacher this year. I am widowed, I have a 27 year old son. I have been teaching for 37 years, most of the time with three-year old's. II began working at Lakeside Baptist WEEschool in 2008. Teaching children is my passion. They bring such joy to my life. This is going to be a great year, thank you for sharing your blessing with me.

My name is Miss Jasmine! I am 34 years old! After being a Nurse aide to the elderly for 10 years, I then decided I wanted to teach and care for little ones, and I love every second of it! I also have been happily married to my husband Cris for over 5 1/2 years!! We have three sons, Julian who is 19, Jairo who is 14 and going to the 9th grade and our baby Zachary turned 1 in September! We love going to the movies and fun family trips! Teaching is my passion.

I would love to take this opportunity to tell you a little about myself and how God has led me to teach at Lakeside Baptist WEEschool. I'm married and have one child. My family and I are members here at Lakeside, and we also volunteer in children's church on Sundays when we can. Before coming to the WEEschool, I worked as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), taking care of the elderly for four years. Taking care of people, old and young, has always been my passion, but after four years of working with the elderly, I felt the Lord was leading me to work with children. My first experience working with children was at Circle of Life Learning Center in their school-aged class. I loved working with the schoolers, but God had a bigger plan for me. So, after about four months there, I went back to taking care of the elderly, and the Lord placed me with a wonderful, allowing me to take care of their mother. I took care of their mother for two years, and after she passed away, I took abreak from that job and asked God to lead where he wanted me to go next. That's when Mrs. Briggs asked if I would like to become part of her wonderful team as a substitute teacher. I was so happy to join the team, and after my first day, I knew this is where God wanted me to be.

Hello my name is Ashlee Solis. My husband's name is David and we have an 11 year old daughter named Kaylin. We love to swim, sing karaoke and do lots of arts and crafts together! I currently have my associates degree and working on my bachelors. I love working at L:akeside Baptist WEEschool because not only do I get to teach the kids their numbers and alphabet, but I also get to teach them about Jesus and nothing beats that!

Monica

EDGAR

DANIEL & THE LIONS DEN
serving since 2019

Hi there! My name is Monica Edgar. My husband Marcus and I have been married for twenty years and have three incredible children and one beautiful grandchild. Not to mention two fur babies, We love the outdoors, playing board games every night at dinner and spending time together as a family unit.I am so excited about the opportunity to get to know your child and watch them grown. I have been an early childhood educator for seven years now. I was blessed to be able to spend fifteen years caring for and homeschooling my son; but now he's older, we feel he is able to continue his learning with me as his part time teacher. Making the choice to reenter the workforce allowed me to get back to what I am passionate about: Teaching, laughing with, and simply loving your children. I am honored to have the chance to get to know you and your amazing babies. I look forward to making many memories and many friends.

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