Meet Our Staff

Our staff is caring, experienced, and fully trained to give children the optimal learning opportunities. We want to form a strong partnership with families to ensure the best possible experience for your child. Our teachers provide daily communication and seek to understand the needs of each child in our center.

 Brandy Potier

Brandy Potier

Owner | Director

As owner and director of Kinder Kollege Learning Center, Brandy is dedicated to the education and well-being of all students in our care.  She is a Louisiana Certified Teacher and a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.  She has experience as an educator, having taught for four years in a local elementary school.  Brandy has attended Louisiana Computer Using Educators (LACUE) conferences in both Baton Rouge and New Orleans, LA.  She understands that the ever-changing world of technology is important to the education of the students she serves.  Brandy is a Neuhaus Certified Educator.  The Neuhaus foundation is dedicated to "the prevention of reading failure and provides teachers professional development in research-based methods of literacy instructions". Visit Neuhaus.org for more information about these strategies. Brandy is dedicated to providing the tools and guidance to develop every child's potential while being sensitive to their needs

 Tiffany | Cook  Ms.Tiffany has been with Kinder Kollege for 5 years. She loves cooking and adds a little "love" to every dish she serves. In addition to her delicious cooking, Ms. Tiffany is always ready to serve up extra hugs to any student who needs. She takes pride in her work and looks forward to serving the students balanced, nutritious, and tasty meals. She is also a Food Safety Specialist.

Tiffany | Cook

Ms.Tiffany has been with Kinder Kollege for 5 years. She loves cooking and adds a little "love" to every dish she serves. In addition to her delicious cooking, Ms. Tiffany is always ready to serve up extra hugs to any student who needs. She takes pride in her work and looks forward to serving the students balanced, nutritious, and tasty meals. She is also a Food Safety Specialist.

 Elizabeth | Infants

Elizabeth | Infants

 Jennifer | Beginner Preschool/ Pre-K3

Jennifer | Beginner Preschool/ Pre-K3

 Deana | Pre-K 3  Ms. Deana has been in childcare for 20 years and has been with Kinder Kollege for the past 5 years. She has 2 awesome daughters and a wonderful husband. Deana likes spending time with her family, camping being the family's favorite past time. Over the years, she has not only taught her students, but learned from them that each day is very different from the previous. However, the progress she sees in her students over the years is what Deana considers the greatest reward.

Deana | Pre-K 3

Ms. Deana has been in childcare for 20 years and has been with Kinder Kollege for the past 5 years. She has 2 awesome daughters and a wonderful husband. Deana likes spending time with her family, camping being the family's favorite past time. Over the years, she has not only taught her students, but learned from them that each day is very different from the previous. However, the progress she sees in her students over the years is what Deana considers the greatest reward.

 Tara Arnaud

Tara Arnaud

Owner | Director

With 15 years of experience in the child care field, Tara’s love for children only grows stronger each day. She is responsible for the planning and programming, staffing, parental concerns and overall supervision of children enrolled. Knowing firsthand the parental concerns of each parent, being a parent herself, she strives to fulfill the wishes and goals each parent has for their child. Being a woman of great faith in God, she strives to share Christ with the children of Kinder Kollege. Her goal is to maintain a Christian environment built on faith and biblical teachings.

 Kelly | Dean of Students and Staff  Ms. Kelly has been with Kinder Kollege for 5 years and in childcare for 11 years. She lives in Lafayette with her 2 daughters, both of which are currently very involved with soccer.

Kelly | Dean of Students and Staff

Ms. Kelly has been with Kinder Kollege for 5 years and in childcare for 11 years. She lives in Lafayette with her 2 daughters, both of which are currently very involved with soccer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Logan | Toddlers

Logan | Toddlers

 Charli | Assistant Teacher  Ms. Charli has been with Kinder Kollege for 5 years. She is a 2013 graduate of Saint Thomas Moore and a 2018 graduate of the UL LIFE program. Ms. Charli is always welcoming the students with a warm smile and big hug. In addition to her love of children, she enjoys trying new and local restaurants and always knows the best places to grab a bite. Kinder Kollege is blessed to have Ms. Charli as part of the staff.

Charli | Assistant Teacher

Ms. Charli has been with Kinder Kollege for 5 years. She is a 2013 graduate of Saint Thomas Moore and a 2018 graduate of the UL LIFE program. Ms. Charli is always welcoming the students with a warm smile and big hug. In addition to her love of children, she enjoys trying new and local restaurants and always knows the best places to grab a bite. Kinder Kollege is blessed to have Ms. Charli as part of the staff.

 Bailey | Beginner Preschool

Bailey | Beginner Preschool

 Liz | Pre-K 4

Liz | Pre-K 4

 Jordan | After School Program

Jordan | After School Program

 Sophia Davis

Sophia Davis

Assistant Director|Teacher

Sophia has worked in childcare for 14 years,  with 7 years experience in adult care. She loves to spoil her "babies" that she has the privilege to care for. She prides herself on being a hard worker. Due to her strong Christian faith and willingness to try anything, Sophia is a fabulous teacher. She tries to make learning fun by keeping her students' minds open and engaged as much as possible as well as teach them to know and love God.  Sophia is married to her wonderful husband Calvin and they have 1 son, Dylan, who attends LSUA with hopes of transferring to LSUS for medical.  Sophia's main goals are for her students to feel successful and to love learning. She strives to always do her best to accomplish these goals and to teach and love her students with her whole heart.  

 Shannon | Infants

Shannon | Infants

 Natalie | Toddlers  Ms. Natalie has 8 years of childcare experience. She and her husband are residents of Breaux Bridge and have 1 son. Ms. Natalie loves teaching young children. Her favorite teaching technique is arts and crafts and she is always engaging her students in hands-on learning. When Natalie is not teaching, she and her husband enjoy outdoor activities such as camping or watching her son play Breaux Bridge Highschool baseball.

Natalie | Toddlers

Ms. Natalie has 8 years of childcare experience. She and her husband are residents of Breaux Bridge and have 1 son. Ms. Natalie loves teaching young children. Her favorite teaching technique is arts and crafts and she is always engaging her students in hands-on learning. When Natalie is not teaching, she and her husband enjoy outdoor activities such as camping or watching her son play Breaux Bridge Highschool baseball.

 Mary | Toddlers

Mary | Toddlers

 Kloe | Pre- K 3

Kloe | Pre- K 3

 Cassie | Pre-K 4

Cassie | Pre-K 4