DKH Leadership

A great school is built on the foundation of its staff. We believe ours is the best in Flower Mound / Highland Village!
  • Our staff is made up of experienced, degreed teachers who frequently attend seminars and workshops promoting excellence in the education of young children.  DKH Academy maintains an extremely low turnover.  The average teacher has 10 years of experience at DKH!  Our staff teachers are dedicated to giving your child a great beginning at DKH Academy!

  • Meet our DKH Leadership!

    • Nancy Parra
      Owner & Director

      Nancy Parra

      Owner & Director

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 23
      Years at DKH Academy: 7
      Education: BA in Spanish & BA in Psychology from Texas Christian University, Certified Early Childhood-6th, ESL certified, Certified by the Gesell Institute, Reading Specialist, Certified Director
      Experience: Mrs. Parra taught for 6 years in a NAEYC accredited private preschool in Fort Worth, then went on to teach both Spanish and Kindergarten for 6 years in Carroll ISD in Southlake, and came to teach in Lantana as both a 3rd grade teacher and a Reading Specialist. She taught for one year at DKH before stepping into the role as Assistant Director and then Director.
      Hobbies and Family: Mrs. Parra is married, lives in Highland Shores and has 5 children, from college-age down to preschool. The two youngest attend/attended DKH Academy. She enjoys cooking, working out, traveling and spending time with family.


    • Becky Aleman
      Assistant Director

      Becky Aleman

      Assistant Director

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 21
      Years at DKH Academy: 19
      Education: Graduated from International Business College (El Paso, TX)
      Experience: Ms. Becky has over 19 years of experience in the childcare/preschool industry as a supervisor, assistant teacher, and assistant director.
      Hobbies and Family: Ms. Becky is married and has two grown children. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, baking, decorating cakes, and scrapbooking. Her favorite pastime is watching or attending baseball games.


    • Christina Ahlfs
      Business Manager

      Christina Ahlfs

      Business Manager

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 10
      Years at DKH Academy: 7
      Education: Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of North Texas
      Experience: Mrs. Ahlfs worked many years in the banking industry as a Personal Banker and Loan Processor/Closer before deciding to stay at home with her 2 children. Once her children started preschool, she worked as a Teacher’s Assistant for a few years before working as a Business Manager at DKH. Mrs. Ahlfs and her husband own a local commercial general contracting company, Tri-Star Construction, Inc.
      Hobbies and Family: Mrs. Ahlfs has been married since 2001 and has two children. Her family loves the outdoors, traveling, Rving, boating and snow skiing. Mrs. Ahlfs has a couple of furry children too, Aspen (Golden Doodle dog) and Molly (I’m scared of everything, Tabby cat).


  • Meet the rest of our team!

  • Preschool
  • Pre-Kindergarten
  • Kindergarten
  • Spanish Immersion