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Tulana Norman, Teacher

Norman1Mrs. Norman joined RDS in 2014 as one of the toddler teachers. She joins us with over ten years of experience in the early childhood development setting.   She enjoys implementing the hands-on learning approach as well as learning-through-play.

Tulana and her husband Greg live in McKinney and have two children; daughter Hayden and son Maddox. Her favorite Bible verse is:

“And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But, the greatest of these is love.”  I Corinthians 13:3

During her free time, Tulana enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, reading, and going to the movies.


Education and Professional Experience:

leaf bulletAssociates of Science Degree in Early Child Development, Collin College, 2010
leaf bulletCDA (Child Development Associate) Credentials, 2012

Red Apple bullet Schooler Teacher/Coordinator/Floater, Pecan Ridge, Canton, TX, 2002-2005
Red Apple bullet 2 Year Old Lead Teacher, Legacy Learning Center, Plano, TX, 2005-2007
Red Apple bullet 2 & 3 Year Old Lead Teacher, Legacy Learning Center, Plano, TX, 2007-2012





Cristina Bajema, Teaching Assistant

Cristina is from Bogota, Colombia. She worked in the Oil and Gas industry as a petroleum engineer in Houston. The last 10 years Cristina has been an Army spouse.

In July 2018 Cristina, her husband (Mike) and their 2 boys moved to Allen, TX from Washington, DC  to be closer to family.
Cristina volunteered as a senior advisor on several key programs for military children and families.  Most recently she taught Spanish in a Classical Christian School in Belton, TX
Cristina enjoys spend time with family, baking, cooking and traveling.



Education and Professional Experience:

leaf bulletBachelor : Chemical Engineer, Universidad de America 2000

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Spanish Teacher I& II – Providence Preparatory school , Belton TX 2016
Red Apple bulletChemist IV  R&D , Baker Hughes Houston 2006-2008
Red Apple bulletLab Supervisor, Baker Hughes  Bogota, Colombia 1999-2006



Dawn Provencher, Teaching Assistant

Mrs. Provencher joined Redeemer Day School in 2017.  Dawn and her husband Keith moved to Mckinney with their two boys Jacob (5) and Tanner (3) from Southern California. Before moving Dawn was primarily a stay at home mom substituting at two preschools as needed. While in college Dawn worked as a preschool teacher as well as a Behavioral Therapist for children with Autism.

Mrs. Provencher’s  favorite Bible verse is: Isaiah 41:10 ‘Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you. I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’

In Dawn’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her family exploring their new state of Texas, crafting, and sewing.


Education and Professional Experience:

leaf bulletBachelor of Science in Liberal Studies (Emphasis in Theater and Performing Arts), California State University of Channel Islands, 2009
leaf bulletAssociates Degree, Moorpark College, 2006

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Teacher, Messiah Lutheran Lambs, 2016-2017
Red Apple bulletTeacher/Substitute, Little Lambs Preschool, 2013-2016
Red Apple bullet Behavioral Therapist, Easter Seals, 2013
Red Apple bullet Team Lead, Bank of America, 2010-2013
Red Apple bulletRespite Worker, Channel Islands Respite, 2009-2010
Red Apple bullet Behavioral Therapist, Holdsambeck and Associates, 2008-2010
Red Apple bulletTeacher/Substitute, Grace Brethren Preschool, 2001-2009

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