Our Pre-Kindergarten Team

Meet our Pre-Kindergarten Team!
    • Caren Bornstein
      4's Teacher/ FAPP Teacher Assistant

      Caren Bornstein

      4's Teacher/ FAPP Teacher Assistant

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 33
      Years at DKH Academy: 20
      Education: BS degree in education. Certified K-8, Spanish and Deaf Education
      Experience: Mrs. Bornstein taught Deaf Education for 10 years and Preschool for 3 years before coming to DKH Academy.
      Hobbies and Family: Mrs. Bornstein is married and has a grown son and daughter who both attended DKH Academy. She loves to travel, cook, work out and spend time on the lake.
      Email: bornstein@dkhacademy.org

    • Nancy Fluegel
      4's Teacher

      Nancy Fluegel

      4's Teacher

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 21
      Years at DKH Academy: 2
      Education: B.S. in Education from Texas A&M. Certified teacher K-8 with ESL certification.
      Experience: Recently retired after 20 years of teaching in Carrollton Farmers Branch ISD. Nancy taught 1st-4th grades.
      Hobbies and Family: Mrs. Fluegel is married with two sons and a daughter. They are grown, graduated from college and working in the Dallas metroplex. She has two grandsons, one of which is attending DKH. Nancy enjoys spending time with family, friends, loves reading, biking and watching her grandbabies.
      Email: fluegel@dkhacademy.org

    • Tammy Dockendorf
      4's Teacher

      Tammy Dockendorf

      4's Teacher

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 12
      Years at DKH Academy: 9
      Education: BS degree in Communication Sciences (Deaf Ed & Audiology) and Early Education from TWU
      Experience: Mrs. Dockendorf has taught a variey of classes at DKH Academy and loves to integrate sign language as part of her curriculum.
      Hobbies and Family: Mrs. Dockendorf is married and has two sons who both attended DKH Academy. She enjoys swimming, board games, and scavenger hunts! Mrs. Dockendorf can’t resist dancing when she hears music and is fascinated with children’s authors.
      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: 11
      Years at DKH Academy: 2
      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.
      Email: mcnutt@dkhacademy.org

    • Missy Hedges
      4's Teacher

      Missy Hedges

      4's Teacher

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 21
      Years at DKH Academy: 7
      Education: BS degree in Multidisciplinary Studies from Texas Tech. Certified
      Experience: Mrs. Hedges taught first grade in Lubbock for 7 years at Waters Elementary. She also taught Pre-K students at a private preschool for 7 years before coming to DKH Academy.
      Hobbies and Family: Mrs. Hedges is married and has a son and daughter. She loves to travel, watch baseball, go to the lake, and exercise.
      Email: hedges@dkhacademy.org

    • Debbie Vogel
      4's Teacher Assistant

      Debbie Vogel

      4's Teacher Assistant

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 25
      Years at DKH Academy: 13
      Education: Graduated from Quakertown High School
      Experience: Ms. Debbie was a nanny for a teaching family who had 5 children for 12 years before joining DKH Academy. She assists in many areas and helps several teachers at DKH Academy. Ms. Debbie is the organization behind “the organization”.
      Hobbies and Family: Ms. Debbie is married to her high school sweetheart and has three grown daughters. She has 5 beautiful granddaughters. Ms. Debbie enjoys reading, walking, and cross-stitching.
      Email: vogel@dkhacademy.org

    • Laura Grewing
      4's Teacher

      Laura Grewing

      4's Teacher

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 20
      Years at DKH: 6
      Education:
      Bachelor of Science in Education from University of North Texas
      Masters of Arts in Teaching from Texas Woman’s University
      ESL Certification with 18 graduate hours of English as a Second Language
      Experience:
      Mrs. Grewing has been teaching for 20 years—from pre-k through college.
      She has worked for DKH, LISD, and North Lake College.
      Hobbies/Family info:
      Mrs. Grewing is married and has 3 children-2 sons and a daughter who attended DKH.
      Mrs. Grewing loves spending time with her family, reading, and cycling.

    • Janee Guerrica
      4's Teacher

      Janee Guerrica

      4's Teacher

      Years in Education/Early Childhood: 6
      Years at DKH: 1
      Education:
      Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from the University of Nevada Las Vegas
      Experience:
      Mrs. Guerrica taught for 5 years in an inclusive NAEYC accredited
      private preschool in Las Vegas, NV before moving to Texas.
      She has experience in working with all children, including those with special needs.
      Hobbies/Family info:
      Mrs. Guerrica is married with two young boys.
      She enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.
      Mrs. Guerrica enjoys hiking, yoga, baking and cooking.