Administrative Staff

Leigh Anne Moore, Director

Leigh Anne has been with the CDC since 2001. She received her degree in Applied Learning and Development from the University of Texas at Austin. She is also certified in Early Childhood Education and English as a Second Language. She taught for ten years in public school before beginning at the CDC.


Leigh Anne believes that children need a loving and nurturing environment in which they are able to explore learning through a hands on approach.  She resides in Buda with her husband, Greg, and their two sons. Both boys started in the nursery at the CDC and graduated from the program.


Leigh Anne is active in her church, Manchaca UMC, where she serves as part of the Hays Praise Emmaus community. She enjoys sports such as running, basketball and kickball and also is involved with her sons football, basketball and baseball teams.  


Mary Lee, Assistant Director

Mary Lee has been with the CDC since 1984. She began as a teacher in the three year old class room and has taught all ages in between.  In 1988, Mary transitioned into the position of Assistant Director and continues to serve in this capacity.  Mary has had the priviledge of seeing the children she taught grow up and have children of their own and enroll their children at  the CDC.


Lyn Bridwell, Director of Spiritual Growth and Development

Lyn Bridwell has been part of the staff since 2006. She has been a teacher in the Nursery and Two Year old Classrooms.  Lyn has also served in a number of volunteer positions, including Pre-school Sunday School teacher, Sunday School Coordinator, Education Commission Chair and Worship Commission Chair. She was commissioned by the Southwest Texas Conference as a Parish Christian Educator in 1996. 


Lyn Bridwell believes faith development begins very early in life.  Her chapel lessons will include stories from the Bible as well as reflective writings.  Through these lessons, the children will explore character qualities such as being respectful, showing others kindness, and following the “Golden Rule”.