of East Allen
611 E. Bethany Dr, Allen, TX 75002 • (972) 727-9900

Our Staff

Our staff is part of the consistent care provided by Kids 'R' Kids

We are extremely proud of our excellent staff of teachers and directors! All Kids 'R' Kids faculty & 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 to provide the staff with skills needed to create a quality learning environment. The staff is encouraged to further their education through CDA and CCP programs and are given opportunities to attend professional training conferences.

Sherren Tripp, Director

Sherren has been the director of Kids R Kids since the opening of the school in August 2007. Over the last 15 years, she has consistently devoted her professional career to the development of young children by experiencing the variety of roles that make up a successful school. Sherren enjoys the opportunity to help other teachers find their love for education and teaching, which has become her passion. Professional education has always played an important role in her life. Sherren received her PAC Director's Credential in 2004 and completed her Bachelors in Business Management through the University of Phoenix in 2007. As a working mother herself, Sherren feels that she understands the childcare needs of other working parents. With the knowledge, education, and love for children, she strives daily to provide a secure, nurturing, and educational environment for your child. She is honored to be a part of Kids R Kids and believes that partnering with parents will ensure each child's early education success.

Brandie Pullins, Assistant Director

Brandie Pullins grew up in DeSoto, Texas and moved to Allen where she graduated from Allen High School. Brandie has a son named Warmsley and a daughter named Jordyn. Brandie has been in the preschool industry for twelve years. She came to Kids R Kids in February of 2008 as the Lead Teacher in the Twos classroom until the fall of 2010.  After being a lead teacher in the preschool classroom for three years, she was promoted to the Assistant Director position. Brandie is thrilled about being a part of the Kids R Kids management team and looks forward to all the wonderful ways she will be able to serve you and your family.

 

Kurt and Lindsay Hutson, Owners

Kurt and Lindsay Hutson opened Kids R Kids of East Allen in August of 2007. They both graduated from Baylor University- Lindsay with a degree in Early Childhood Education and Kurt with a Master's Degree in Accounting as well as a CPA license. They have two children who attend Kids R Kids, so they are able to see the parent perspective of having children in preschool.

Kurt and Lindsay are passionate about the preschool industry and the attention that it is getting throughout the nation. The focus on improving and growing classroom practices at the state and national level has never been more apparent than now. For that reason, Kurt and Lindsay strive to create a quality program that results in each child being “school ready” when they graduate to public school. Kurt and Lindsay are on site daily to ensure that each child and parent receives the best experience possible at Kids R Kids and to be sure that it remains the most educationally focused preschool in Allen.

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