Kim and chris bio

Kim and Chris Houghton

Kim and Chris have been the dedicated owners of Livingston Academy for almost 8 years. Kim is the acting Owner/Director of the facility. 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 has been with Livingston Academy for 3 years.She 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. She is now our office manager where she thrives greatly. Petesia has an overwhelming passion for working with children and hopes to own her own daycare one day. She has 3 daughters ages 9, 6, and 2. As well as a son who is 1.
 
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.

 
Kayle bio

Ms. Kayle

Ms. Kayle has been the Assistant Director at Livingston Academy for almost 3 years. She has been in childcare since 2006 starting out as an infant and school age teacher and then earning her Director Certificate in 2015. She is a certified lifeguard and held a medical assisting degree from 2006-2011. She has been married to her husband for 6 years and has a blended family of 6 children ranging in age from 4-12.
 
Mary

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.
 
Tara

Ms. Tara

Ms. Tara has been with Livingston Academy for just over one year. She is the lead teacher in our younger toddler room. Ms. Tara has recently earned her CDA for children under the age of 2. She has 1 son who is almost 2.
 
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.
 
Maria

Ms. Maria

Ms. Maria has been with Livingston Academy for 6 years. She earned her CDA 2 years ago and is the lead teacher in our 2 year old classroom. She has a passion for teaching and loving young children and watching them grow. She has been working with children for almost 10 years.
 
Felicia

Ms. Felicia

Ms. Felicia has been with us at Livingston Academy for a little over 1 year. She has been in childcare for almost 5 years and loves to shape little minds. Her favorite age group to work with is 2 year olds. She is currently the assistant teacher in our 2 year old classroom. She is currently in the process of taking her CDA course so she can be a lead teacher in the future.
 
Chelsea

Ms. Chelsea

Ms. Chelsea has been with Livingston Academy for 5 years and has had her CDA for 2 years. Ms. Chelsea loves working with children of all ages and is now our lead teacher in our 3 year old classroom. She has been working with children for 10 years. She recently married her high school sweetheart and has a 6 year old stepdaughter that she adores.
 
Darrien

Ms. Darrien

Ms. Darrien is the assistant teacher in our 3 year old classroom. She has been with Livingston Academy for a little over 1 year. She loves to work with her class on learning new things and exploring the world around them.  Ms. Darrien is currently in college earning her degree in Sports Medicine.
 
Melanie

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.
 
Danielle

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.
 
Devin

Ms. Devin

Ms. Devin has been with Livingston Academy for almost a year. She loves working with any age group but her favorite age to work with is the school age children. She is currently our lead teacher in our Older Afterschool classroom.
 
Makenzie

Ms. Makenzie

Ms. Makenzie has been with Livingston Academy since February 2020 and is the teacher in our younger afterschool classroom. She is very patient and loving. She loves working with her kids and playing with them.