Administrative staff

Entering preschool is  one of the most important educational experiences in your child's life, and we want your first contact with our school to be a positive experience. Parent and teacher partnerships are important to your child's success and our administrative team is the here to help you feel comfortable with entrusting your child to us. 

  • 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 has two sons who both 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 football. Her greatest joy is  spending time with her parents and her fur babies, Kiya and Max. 

  • 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 privileges' of seeing the children she taught grow up and have children of their own and enroll their children at  the CDC.

  • Lyn Bridwell, Curriculum Coordinator

    Lyn Bridwell has been part of the staff since 2006. She serves as the Curriculum Coordinator for the CDC. Lyn plans our healthy snack menu each month. In addition, she is responsible for purchasing for the school and staff. 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.