Kim and chris bio

Kim and Chris Houghton

Kim and Chris have been the dedicated owners of Livingston Academy for almost 8 years.  They work hard to ensure that all of their staff is as caring and loving as they are and as attentive to every parent and child’s needs. Kim and Chris have been married for 13 years and have a blended family of 5 children and 2 beautiful grandchildren.
Petesia bio

Ms. Petesia

Ms. Petesia is the Director at Livingston Academy. She has been here for 3 years and has been working with children for 15 years since the age of 15. She began her career with Livingston Academy as our lead toddler teacher before moving on to the 2 year old classroom where she obtained her CDA earlier this year.  Petesia has an overwhelming passion for working with children and hopes to own her own daycare one day. She was recently engaged to be married and has 3 daughters and 1 son.
Linda bio

Ms. Linda

Ms. Linda has been an Assistant Director at Livingston Academy for almost 3 years. She has held her CDA for 20 years and has worked in childcare for a total of 27 years. She worked as an Assistant Pre-K teacher for 10 years before earning her Director Certificate in 2016. She has 2 grown sons and is a proud Navy Mom.


Ms. Mary

Ms. Mary has been with Livingston Academy for 6 years in our baby room. She loves her babies very much and is very attentive to their needs. She has 26 years of total childcare experience with various ages but her favorite age to work with is the infants. She is the mother to 2 grown children and has one grandson.
Chrissee bio

Ms. Chrissee

Ms. Chrissee is one of our newest teachers at Livingston Academy. She is the Lead teacher in our older toddler room. She has had her CDA for 3 years and has worked in childcare for a total of 24 years. She has a Montessori education background having worked in Montessori schools for most of her career. She has 3 daughters ranging in age from 10-18 years old.

Mrs. Chelsea

Mrs. Chelsea has been with Livingston Academy for 5 years and has had her CDA for 2 years. Mrs. Chelsea loves working with children of all ages! She has been working with children for 10 years! Here at Livingston Academy she was an assistant two year old teacher for one consecutive year. She then got her own class and was the Lead Teacher in our young three's classroom for two years. Mrs. Chelsea has also helped out in the office and other classrooms  over the past five years.  Mrs Chelsea has now joined the office staff and runs the kitchen. She recently married her high school sweetheart and has a 6 year old stepdaughter that she adores.

Ms. Tatum

This is Ms. Tatum's first year at Livingston Academy. She is our GA Pre-K teacher. Ms. Tatum loves teaching and has been a GA Pre-K teacher for the past 4 years. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Grand Canyon University and is certified to teach Pre-K -8th grade. She has more than 8 years of total teaching experience. She has been married to her husband for 16 years. She is a mom of 6 wonderful children and a Grammy to 4 beautiful grandbabies.

Ms. Danielle

Ms. Danielle has been with Livingston Academy for 8 years. She holds a Paraprofessional certificate and this is her 3rd year as our GA Pre-K assistant. She has been married to her high school sweetheart for almost 8 years and has 2 wonderful sons. She is a very passionate and loving teacher.