Thomas and Keri Fryer embarked on the ownership of Blue Bird Kids Academy in February 2013. Thomas received his Bachelor Degree of Science in Electrical Engineering in May 2005. Thomas then went on to work for CPS Energy in Substation Engineering for ten years. Thomas currently works for KBS Electrical Distributor Inc. as an Engineer and in Sales. Keri received her Associates degree in Business Management in 2006. Keri then went on to work in Real Estate for NBCLAR for 7 years and then took a new career path in the medical field at Estes Audiology Hearing Center for 6 years. Now Keri currently works for Blue Bird Kids Academy full time, so feel free to stop by and say "Hi."
In their spare time, Thomas and Keri enjoy spending time with their son Wade, who you just might see at BBKA. They also enjoy spending time with their families, love traveling, and enjoy boating and water activities and pretty much anything else that keeps them busy! BBKA has been a long awaited dream come true for Thomas and Keri! They enjoy every opportunity they get to meet with the staff, parent’s and BBKA children!
Kimberly Chavis is the Director of Blue Bird Kids Academy. In her past life, Kimberly worked for St. Judes Ranch for Children for 13 years, with the last six years as the Program Director. SJRC is emergency shelter and pregnant and parenting teen home for children ages 0-23 who are in custody of the state. While at SJRC she obtained her Degree in Child Development and Licensed Child Care Administrator certification. Kimberly has over 14 years of experience working with children and six years experience in customer service. Kimberly embarked on the BBKA experience with her sister Keri Fryer and Brother in law Thomas Fryer in February 2013.
In her spare time, Kimberly enjoys spending time with her husband Willie Chavis and two children Madison age 13 and Mason age 9. She also enjoys arts and crafts, shopping, going to concerts, cooking and just relaxing on the couch!!
Elizabeth Nunez, aka Liz, is the Supervisor of Building #1 at BBKA. Which means that Liz will be anywhere at any time throughout the day. Liz has been with BBKA since March 2014. Liz is a very charismatic teacher who is full of energy and enjoys teaching and doing artwork with children. Liz is a bilingual teacher and loves to talk to the kids in Spanish and English alike. This is her first time in a professional childcare setting but has been babysitting since she was 15 years old. Liz is currently going to school to be an Elementary Teacher.
When Liz is not working hard at BBKA, she enjoys going to Schlitterbahn and Fiesta Texas with her husband Jorge. She also enjoys going to the movies and shopping.
Veronica Regino is a Teacher in the younger toddler class at building #1. Ms. Veronica has been working with BBKA from time to time through the summers during high school and has rejoined BBKA in February 2017. Veronica enjoys making the children laugh, being goofy with the children and helping out other staff when they need it. While this is Veronica’s first time in the professional childcare setting, she has been babysitting, with her sister Liz, since she was 13 yrs young.
When Ms. Veronica is not working at BBKA, she enjoys her time with her friends. She loves to shop and go out for a run to clear her mind. She also loves being with her family.
Destiny Guerra is the Assistant Teacher in the Infant Room. Destiny previously worked for BBKA in 2013 for 2 years with the older infants until her husband’s job moved them to another town and has now rejoined the BBKA Team in February 2017. She has several years of experience working with children of all ages. Destiny loves to teach children social skills and good hygiene!! Destiny has 3 children of her own, ages 10, 12 and 13 that keep her very busy. Destiny is very compassionate and caring, children love to be around her. We are very glad to have her back with us.
When Destiny is not at BBKA she enjoys reading, shopping, going to the movies, swimming and hanging out with her family.
Ms. Ashley joined BBKA in September of 2014 and is The Lead Teacher for the Infant Room, ages 6 weeks to 7/8 months old. Ashley brings with her over 10+ years of childcare experience. Ashley loves learning new techniques to teach her young babies. Ashley was born in Texas and is a NB local!
Ashley leads a busy life, when she is not at BBKA changing diapers, she mixes paint for Sherwin Williams. When Ashley has down time, she spends it with her daughter, Baylee. Ashley enjoys long road trips and hiking adventures.
Feel free to email Ms. Ashley at email@example.com
Ms. Vanna, aka Ms. Star joined BBKA in October 2014 and brings with her 6+ years of childcare experience. Ms. Vanna is the Supervisor for Building #2 with BBKA, which means she's everywhere at any given time. Ms. Vanna also will help out in the after-schooler’s building from time to time. She enjoys making the kids laugh, singing nursery rhymes and playing ball with the older kids. Ms. Vanna will brighten up anyone’s day with her fun personality and contagious smile.
When Ms. Vanna is not at BBKA, she enjoys spending quality time with her nieces and nephews. She loves to watch her nephew play basketball! She also enjoys being around her friends and family in her spare time.
Virginia Raley "Ginny" joined BBKA June 2015 and is the Lead Teacher in the Pre K classroom and the Supervisor for building #3, our after-school program and summer program. Ginny brings with her 12+ years of professional childcare experience. As well as, Ginny started babysitting when she was 13 years old. Ginny has worked with all different ages and really enjoys teaching Pre K. Ginny has very open communication with parents and welcomes you to stop by and visit anytime with any comments or concerns.
When Ginny is not at BBKA, she enjoys spending time with her daughter Lila and her family and friends. They love going to the lake, camping and shopping. Ginny also enjoys spending time with her friends.
Valeria Velazquez is an Assistant Teacher in the 7-14 month old class. Val joined the BBKA Team November 2016. This is Val's first time in the professional child care setting, but she brings with her several years of babysitting. Val enjoys doing art with the kids and loves playing with them outside during the day. Val is excited to watch the kid's grow and learn new things.
When Valeria is not working at BBKA, she enjoys spending her days with her boyfriend, Eduardo. They love to play soccer and spend time with their families. Val loves to shop, loves animals and has 3 dogs that she enjoys time with as well. Val is expecting a little one of her own in 2018.
Jazzlyn Avalos joined BBKA in April 2016 as a Lead toddler (19-24 mths) teacher. This is Jazzlyn’s first time in a professional career setting. Jazzlyn has been babysitting since she was 14 years old and really loves working with children. Jazzlyn loves to sing with the kids, no matter what age group, she enjoys doing artwork and reading books to them as well. Jazzlyn has really enjoyed working with children and looks forward to watching them grow and learn.
When Jazzlyn is not at BBKA, she enjoys spending her days with her friend's. She loves to go shopping, laying low on the couch watching movies and really enjoys relaxing at the river.
Megan Byron joined the BBKA team in June 2016 and is the Lead Teacher in the 3 yr old class. While this is Megan’s first time in a professional child care center, she too has been babysitting since she was 13 yrs of age. She really enjoys circle time, singing and dancing with her kids. She loves to hear them laugh, it just makes her day to know they are all happy.
When Megan is not at BBKA, she enjoys spending her days with her daughter Micaeli, family and friends. Her and Micaeli love going to the park or even just driving around town.
Samantha Davis is the Lead Teacher in the 2 year old class. Sam joined BBKA in September 2017. Sam has worked in a church nursery and also in a Mother’s Day out program. Sam has also been babysitting her sibling since she was 13 years old. Sam enjoys doing artwork with the kids, circle time and playing outside with them. Sam is excited to be around children and enjoys watching them grow.
When Sam isn’t working at BBKA, she is a manager at Bahama Bucks. In her free time she likes to go on adventures with friends and spend time with her boyfriend, Bly. Sam loves to travel around the world and explore new places.
Kaitlin Tandy is the Lead Teacher in the 7-14 month old class. Kaitlin started with the BBKA TEAM June 2017. While this is Kaitlin’s first time in the professional child care setting, Kaitlin has been babysitting her niece, nephew and sister since the age of 13. Kaitlin really enjoys being around children, interacting with them and having fun teaching and playing with the babies all the way up to the after-schooler's.
When Kaitlin is not working at BBKA, she enjoys her free time shopping, hanging out and playing with her niece and nephew and being with her family and friends.
Alli Robertson joined the BBKA Team in March 2017. Alli is the Lead Teacher in the 2.5 yr old class. Alli has been babysitting for 6 years and previously worked at Comal ISD for a year and a half. Alli also had a nanny job for 2 years and will volunteer at her church’s bible school. Alli really enjoys playing with the kids outside, working and teaching them their manners and social skills.
When Alli is not at BBKA, she enjoys her time hiking, writing and swimming. Alli is also attending college for elementary education and with a minor in special needs.
Iris Espinoza is an Assistant Teacher for the 2.5's and 3's in Bldg #2 and has been with BBKA since November 2017. While this is Iris’ first time in a professional child care center, she has been babysitting her sister’s since she was 15 years old. Iris enjoys to sing the ABC’s and 123’s both in English and Spanish to the kids. Iris loves to use her creative mind to come up with different types of artwork for the children to do and to teach them during circle time.
When Iris is not at BBKA, she enjoys her free time working out, going on walks with her dog, hanging out with her boyfriend and going to Mexico to visit family.