Our Team

Oak Brook carefully selects staff from many applicants by using a two step interview process.  References, FBI background checks, and fingerprinting are done prior to hiring. All teachers are required to have current CPR and First Aid certification. Teachers with less than 2 years of previous experience must complete a 24 hour pre-service training. All teachers are required to attend a minimum of 24 hours of additional training each year that is relevant to the age group they teach.

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Sarah Dressler – Center Director

Sarah was born and raised in the Dallas area. Her love for working with children started when she was 14 years old volunteering in her church’s preschool ministry. After spending two years at Tyler Junior College dancing with their drill team she moved on to Texas Woman’s University where she earned her bachelor’s in child development. Sarah has 17 years of childcare experience with 6 years of experience as a Center Director. She truly cares about building relationships and partnering with each family to discover what is best for the education of their child. She currently lives with her fiancé in The Colony and is planning on getting married in Fall 2021.

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Tim Sapp – Office Manager

I am the Office Manager here at Oak Brook School and have been with this amazing company since 2013! Coming from small town Murphy, I look forward to bringing a warm family atmosphere to our new McKinney location! Most kids assume I live at the school; secret is–I don’t! I’m a homebody outside of work and enjoy spending time with family and my fur-babies! I look forward to creating a lasting relationship with each and everyone of you!

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Candice Williams – Curriculum Coordinator

My name is Candice Williams. I was born and raised in a small town called Hollandale, Mississippi. I attended Alcorn State University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development. I have been working with children for 11 years and have been at Oak Brook since December of 2014. I enjoy providing an educational, nurturing and safe environment for children to grow. I look forward to exploring new things with your child this year.

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Ms. Isabelle – Infants Teacher

Hello Oak Brook families! Welcome to Infants! I cannot wait to be your child’s new teacher!

I am originally from France, though I moved to Texas 16 years ago.  I have a 17-year-old son and his is the sunshine of my life!

I have been working with children for 12 years.  This is what I was made to do; working with children!  I am ready to teach your infant their first French words!

I am very excited to meet all of you!   I know it’s going to be an amazing year!

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Ms. Marisol – Infants Teacher

Hello Oak Brook families! Welcome to Infants! I cannot wait to be your child’s new teacher!

During my High School year, I took a child development and ready, set, teach class.  I have been working with infants for almost 1 year.   Being around children is my passion!  I love helping them and motivating them. They learn so much from us and we learn so much from them.

I have a wonderful daughter and she enjoys being part of the Oak Brook School. As a mom I feel so proud to see her developing and becoming more social and active with her teachers and friends.

I look forward to working with your child and having an excellent year!

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Ms. Mayra – Discoverers Teacher

Hello Oak Brook families! Welcome to Discoverers! I cannot wait to be your child’s new teacher!

I am married and have two boys 10 and 8 I love going to the movies and most importantly spending time with my wonderful family.

I have been working with children for over 5 years. Infants is my favorite age; I love watching them grow and learn new things.  My main goal is to make sure these babies have the best care and love while their parents are away!

I look forward to working with your child and having an excellent year!

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Ms. Asal – Discoverers Teacher

Hello Oak Brook families! Welcome to Discoverers! I cannot wait to be your child’s new teacher!

I am originally from Iran and have been in Texas for 4 and a half years.  I have one four-year-old daughter.  I love to spend time with my daughter and my husband when I am not teaching.  I also enjoy cooking, reading, shopping, and organizing things.

I have been in Early Childhood Education since 2017 because I love babies and enjoy teaching and playing with them.  It is my goal to help them all achieve their developmental milestones and provide them love and safety.

I am very excited to meet all of you! I know it’s going to be an amazing year!

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Ms. Cristina – Discoverers Teacher

Hello Oak Brook families! Welcome to Discoverers! I cannot wait to be your child’s new teacher!

I am from Dallas and I have 3 years of experience in childcare with varying age groups.  I am excited to be working with Infants this year!

I love working with children because I love making them smile and watching their personalities develop!

I look forward to working with your child and having an amazing year!

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Ms. Kristen – Tiny Tots Teacher

Hello Oak Brook families! Welcome to Tiny Tots! I cannot wait to be your child’s new teacher!

I am a mom to two sweet girls, Madeline and Reese, and one fur baby, Mila.

I have always had a passion for children, and that is why I’m here! I have worked with kids since I was 12 years old for friends and family and I have been teaching infants and toddlers in a childcare setting for the past 2 years.   I am currently working on my Associates Degree to teach elementary education.

My goals in this classroom are to help your little ones reach every milestone possible to prepare them for becoming a successful toddler, and to keep the daily activities fun and creative while being in a loving environment.

I am excited to meet parents, and see my students learn and grow throughout their journey in the Tiny Tots classroom! It’s going to be an amazing year!

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Ms. Donita – Tiny Tots Teacher

Hello Oak Brook families! Welcome to Tiny Tots! I cannot wait to be your child’s new teacher!

I was born in Bowling Green KY. I moved to Hendersonville TN after college and lived there until 2017 when I moved to Frisco TX. I have 2 boys, Kaden & Graden. I graduated from Western Kentucky University in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in education and minor in Child Development followed by an internship at Walt Disney World. Afterward, I received my master’s degree from Disney University. I also received my Registered Behavior Technician Certification in March 2020.

I have been working with preschoolers since 1994 in mother’s day out programs and I taught 2nd grade in Summer County, TN for 4 years. I taught preschool full-time in TN before moving to Texas. I am planning on getting my teaching certificate for Texas next year.

My goal as a teacher is to help nurture and educate children to the best of my ability by providing a loving, safe and fun learning environment.

I am very excited to meet all of you! I know it’s going to be an amazing year!

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Ms. Stephanie – Tots Teacher

Hello Oak Brook families! Welcome to Tots! I cannot wait to be your child’s new teacher!

My family moved to Texas from North Carolina in July of 2019 and absolutely love it! I have loved the Cowboys since about the 7th grade, so moving to Texas was a dream come true!

I am married to my High School sweetheart and we have three amazing children ages 11, 4 and 3.

I have worked in childcare for 13 years. Though I have worked with all age groups, I have truly found my passion working with one year olds.

I look forward to teaching your child and watching them grow and develop to reach their full potential!  I know it’s going to be a great year!

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Ms. Jayla – Tots Teacher

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Ms. Makayla – Adventurers Teacher

Hello Oak Brook families! Welcome to Adventurers! I cannot wait to be your child’s new teacher!

I am originally from Selma, Alabama.  I have been in Texas for three years now and I absolutely LOVE it!

I have been working with children for a year now and I truly enjoy it.  I am beyond excited to build a relationship with my new students and families.

My goal is to make sure that my students enjoy learning!  I want my students to come home to you every day excited to tell you about something that they learned that day.

I can’t wait to see what the upcoming year has in store for us!  I know it’s going to be a great year!

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Ms. Cindy – Adventurers Teacher

Hello Oak Brook families! Welcome to Adventurers! I cannot wait to be your child’s new teacher!

I was born in Chicago, IL but raised in Texas! I am very family oriented and have 2 boys who attend OBS. My oldest is 5 and my baby is 2. I am a fun and loving person and enjoy working with children.

My goal is to make sure all the students are learning in a fun and safe environment.

I look forward to working with your child and having an excellent year!

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Ms. Kelsey – Preschool Teacher

Hello Oak Brook families! Welcome to Preschool! I cannot wait to be your child’s new teacher!

I was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas and moved to Texas when I was three. But I still consider myself a Texas native! I live in McKinney with my wonderful husband and furbaby Dallas!

I have been teaching for two years at this location and I am excited to continue teaching with Oak Brook. I graduated with my Associates in Education in 2017 and currently finishing up my Bachelor’s in Education!

My goal as a teacher in this classroom is to make sure all the students are learning in a fun, safe and loving environment. I realize every student learns differently and I will do everything in my power to make sure they are successful in school and in life!

I look forward to working with your child and having an excellent year!

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Ms. Terrie – Pre-K Teacher

Hello Oak Brook families! Welcome to Pre – K! I cannot wait to be your child’s new teacher!

I have been an educator with Pre-K students for well over twenty years. I am very passionate about molding and educating young children. I teach with love in my heart and joy upon my face!

I have three amazing teenage daughters; ages 19, 17 and 14.

I am glad to be a part of shaping our future leaders and appreciate the opportunity to be a part of your family.   It’s going to be a great year!

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Ms. Mozhgan – Pre-K Teacher

Hello Oak Brook families! Welcome to Pre-K! I cannot wait to be your child’s new Assistant Teacher!

I have been teaching for over 12 years and love children! I enjoy working with children and helping them to learn and grow through interactive educational games.  My ultimate goal of teaching is to help children to be independent through the process of lifetime learning activities.

I am very happy to be a part of your children’s day to day lives. Thank you for giving me this wonderful opportunity. I look forward to working with you and your child as we partner in education.  It is going to be a great year!

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Ms. Renata – Chef

Hello Oak Brook families! I cannot wait to cook for your child!

I grew up in El Paso before moving to the Dallas metroplex towards the end of 2015. I have been in the food industry for over 20 years, in a variety of positions.

It is my goal to provide freshly prepared healthy and nutritious meals your child will love!