Ms. Mallery is excited to be a part of Weekday Ministries this year! She graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and is certified to teach early childhood through 6th grade. Ms. Mallery taught 1st grade in Clear Creek ISD for several years before deciding to stay at home to raise her son. She is looking forward to teaching four year olds all about God's love for them. She lives in Clear Lake City with her husband and little boy and enjoys spending time with her family.
Ms. Kristi enjoys working with preschoolers because they are so curious about the world around them. She has been married to Bruce for 22 years and has four children between the ages of 9 and 14. All of her children are alumni of the Weekday program. She is excited to be in her 3rdyear teaching at Weekday! Her family also has a crazy Border Collie and a mischievous cat. She has a degree in Kinesiology from Texas A&M University. Whoop!! In her free time she is usually driving her children around to their many extra-curricular activities. One of her favorite verses is: “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure…” (Hebrews 6:19)
Ms. Cassidy is a loving and silly teacher who loves being outside and around loved ones. As a baby, her family traveled the United States in an RV until landing in Memphis, Tennessee where she grew up with four other siblings. Six years ago, her dad was hired to a new job which meant a new home in Houston, Texas. She attended Clear Creek High School and was the Editor in Chief of the yearbook her senior year, she played softball for 18 years until an injury forced her to stop playing when she was in the 11th grade. Cassidy has always enjoyed helping classmates, leading teammates; and even when it’s not wanted, her siblings as well. Her favorite thing about teaching is helping a child accomplish something that they deemed impossible, and watching their confidence carry them until the next situation. “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” Philippians 4:13
Ms. Shelia has been a part of our program for 24 years. She absolutely loves children and enjoys helping them learn and grow into the person that God has created them to be. Shelia graduated from UHCL with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. Shelia is having a blast teaching four year olds! She and her husband have two beautiful daughters. When Shelia has time, you can find her reading, sewing, knitting, camping or hiking. Her favorite verse is: “The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.” (Psalm 18:2).
Ms. Susie is so excited to be a part of the UBC Weekday Team! She has been married to her husband, Pat, for 36 years and has four grown children: Curtis, Annie, David, and Drew. She grew up in Sioux City, Iowa, and has lived in the Clear Lake area all of her married life. She has always worked with children, beginning as an aide in a class for the severely impaired, working in a day care, serving as a nanny for a family for several years, babysitting other children while being a stay-at-home mom, working in preschools, and in the office of an elementary school. She is now back in a place that has always warmed her heart – teaching children. In her free time, she loves long walks, hunting for garage sales, and getting together with her family. She is looking forward to a wonderful second year with the UBC family.
Ms. Jean has been with the Weekday Ministries program for 16 years in various roles - she has been a blessing! Jean grew up in the Houston area and graduated from Stephen F. Austin with a business degree. She and her husband have two college aged children. In her free time, Jean enjoys golfing, fishing, and spending weekend time on the lake!
Ms. Cindy has been a part of our program for 13 years. She loves teaching fours because they are truly sponges for hearing God’s truths. When not hanging out with preschoolers, she hangs with her husband, Jeff, whom she has been married to for 26 years---they actually met at UBC and were married here. They have an amazing daughter that is a Baylor Bear….so road trips to Waco are Cindy’s number one favorite thing to do. She also loves quilting and taking her crazy but loveable dog on walks.
Ms. Kelli is married to her best friend, Bob. They have 3 daughters, ages 16, 11, and 3 plus a crazy cocker spaniel! Needless to say, they are a busy and noisy family! They are members at UBC and love their big church family! This will be her 6th year teaching at UBC Weekday. She began as a substitute, taught one year of three year olds, and has been with the four year olds since then. She loves teaching fours as it is such a fun year of gaining independence, growing socially, emotionally, and spiritually!