Our Kindergarten Team

Meet our Kindergarten Team!
    • Sheryl Edwards
      Kindergarten Teacher

      Sheryl Edwards

      Kindergarten Teacher

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 27
      Years at DKH Academy: 15
      Education: BS in Education from Concordia College in NY, Certified K-8th
      Experience: Mrs. Edwards taught in a private school in New York for 12 years before coming to DKH Academy.
      Hobbies and Family: Mrs. Edwards is married and has two grown daughters. She recently became a grandmother. Mrs. Edwards enjoys family events, reading, gardening, and holding her annual Fun on the Farm with her former students.

      Email: edwards@dkhacademy.org

    • Linda Greene
      Junior Kindergarten Teacher

      Linda Greene

      Junior Kindergarten Teacher

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 19
      Years at DKH Academy: 4
      Education: BS in Early Childhood with a specialty in Reading from University of North Dakota, Certified K-6
      Experience: Mrs. Greene has Preschool and Elementary Ed. Endorsements, is a Reading Specialist, and trained in inquiry-based learning and teaching methods.
      Hobbies and Family: Mrs. Greene is married and has a son and daughter, and she enjoys Yoga, paddle boarding, spending time in Colorado at their family cabin.

      Email:greene@dkhacademy.org.

    • Deidre Hutton
      Guided Reading Teacher

      Deidre Hutton

      Guided Reading Teacher

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 18
      Years at DKH Academy: 14
      Education: BS degree in English from California State Fullerton, Certified Kindergarten-12th Grade
      Experience: Mrs. Hutton taught high school English and junior high school Reading before coming to DKH Academy. She was the Kindergarten teacher for 4 years before stepping into the role of Guided Reading teacher where she has been for the past 8 years
      Hobbies and Family: Mrs. Hutton is married and has two sons. She enjoys a variety of activities including gardening, scrapbooking, missions, and traveling.

      Email: hutton@dkhacademy.org

    • Christina Crannell
      Junior Kindergarten Teacher

      Christina Crannell

      Junior Kindergarten Teacher

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 6
      Years at DKH Academy: 3
      Education: B.S. in Early Childhood Education from Texas Tech University. Experience: Mrs. Crannell taught preschool and Kindergarten until becoming a stay-at-home mom.
      Hobbies and Family: Mrs. Crannell is married, has two young children, both attending DKH Academy. They enjoy going to the lake and traveling. Mrs. Crannell loves running and being active.
      Email: crannell@dkhacademy.org

    • Tammy Dockendorf
      Junior Kinder & Kindergarten Assistant/ New Teacher Mentor

      Tammy Dockendorf

      Junior Kinder & Kindergarten Assistant/ New Teacher Mentor

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 14
      Years at DKH Academy: 11
      Education: BS degree in Communication Sciences (Deaf Ed., Speech Pathology & Audiology) and Early Education from TWU
      Experience: Mrs. Dockendorf has been an assistant at DKH for 2 years, as well as taught her own class for 9 years.  Before that she taught at a cooperative preschool in Denton. She has many years of Early Childhood Education under her belt, along with countless summer camps. Mrs. Dockendorf enjoys teaching sign language to preschoolers as a second language. She strives to teach her students the love of learning and to spark their natural sense of curiosity about the unknown.
      Hobbies and Family: Mrs. Dockendorf is married and has two grown sons who both attended DKH Academy. She enjoys swimming, board games, reading children’s books, and scavenger hunts! She has a passion for writing and hopes to become a published author someday.

      Email: dockendorf@dkhacademy.org

    • Erica McNutt
      4's Teacher Assistant/Jr Kinder & Kindergarten Art Teacher

      Erica McNutt

      4's Teacher Assistant/Jr Kinder & Kindergarten Art Teacher

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 12
      Years at DKH Academy: 3
      Education: BA degree in Art Therapy and Design from the University of Cincinnati.
      Experience: Mrs. McNutt has been a volunteer at DKH Academy for several years.
      Hobbies and Family: Mrs. McNutt is married and has two sons who have attended DKH Academy. She loves to swim, boat, golf, and travel with her family.