Meet Our Teachers

Maryann Hampton - Director

Maryann is the Director at God's Kids, where she also teaches Chapel and Music. Mary Ann has worked in the Early Childhood Development field for over 15 years in the state of California before moving to the Houston area in October 2014. She has been at God's Kids since 2015 and has served on mission trips overseas sharing the love of God with others. Mary Ann and her husband James have a son Josiah, she loves to cook, read and spend time with her family.

Jodi Boland - Lead Teacher - Pre-K

Jodi is originally from North Dakota. Jodi has lived in Magnolia for 16 years and has been teaching preschool for 25 years.  Ms. Jodi has a degree in Early Childhood Education and enjoys reading and spending time with her family.  She has been married for 28 years and has 3 boys. Ms. Jodi is passionate about teaching preschool and wished to inspire a great love of learning early on to take with them through the years.  She loves teaching through play and STEAM and is exited to teach your children through the year.

Caitlin Hale  - Lead Teacher - Three's

Caitlin has been working at God’s Kids since August 2022 as the lead three’s teacher. She has been working with children since 2018. Caitlin started as an assistant in a two’s class and has worked up to be a lead in other private Christian pre schools since 2019. Caitlin and her husband Leo got married in 2021 and they live in Spring with their rescue dog Dee. In Caitlin’s free time she loves going to the gym and paddle boarding. Caitlin is excited to be teaching another school year at God’s Kids.

Julie MacPhee  - Lead Teacher - Three's

Ms. Julie is excited to start her 2nd year at God's kids Preschool! She has been in childhood education for over 10 years. Julie has been married to her husband Ricky for 12 years and they have three boys together. In her free time she enjoys listening to podcasts and spending time with her family, two cats, lizard, and turtle. Julie is passionate about teaching preschool through play and is excited to help your child develop a lifetime love of learning.

Heather Allen - Lead Teacher - Two's

Heather has been working at God's Kids since October 2016.  Her first job was as an assistant teacher in a two year old classroom when she was 18 years old, since then she has cared for and taught children from ages 6 weeks through 4 years old. She has been in the education field for 24 years. Heather has had the opportunity to care for children in private Christian preschools, public school pre-k and the teen parenting program at Westfield High School. She is happily married to her best friend Kyle and they have four      children, Olivia, Madi, Caleb & Carter. She feels blessed that God has called and trusted her with His children.


Lesley Knight - Lead Teacher - Toddler

Lesley has worked for God's Kids since 2015 as an assistant, 3's Teacher, and Toddler's Teacher. Prior to joining us, she worked for various Early Education programs while obtaining her Bachelor's degree in Communications and Texas Teaching Certification/ License. She loves to guide children through new concepts with fun, hands-on experiences and playful exploration. Lesley lives in Tomball with her husband Kyle and 2 young children, Tyler and Emily.



Yvette Villarreal - Teacher Assistant

This will be Yvette's 15th year at God's Kids Preschool as a teacher assistant.  She appreciates the experience of observing the children learn, grow and share God's love.  She is a mother of 2 young adults and has been married for 28 years.  Yvette enjoys bike riding and walking the trails in her neighborhood.   She looks forward to another fun and safe school year.