Chetavua Bell, Center Director
Meet Chetavua Bell, Our Center Director
At KinderCare Since: 2021
Education: Associate's Degree
Favorite Children's Book: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Meet Chetavua Bell! She is the Center Director at Spring Creek KinderCare in Dallas, Texas. Chetavua attended Mountain View College, where she earned an Associate Degree. She has been with KinderCare since 2021, and before that, she worked as a senior police dispatcher for the Dallas Police Department. Every day, Chetavua looks forward to providing a nurturing learning environment for children. “Doing what is right is never wrong.” Outside of work, Chetavua enjoys cooking, singing, traveling, and spending time with her family.
AMERICA’S MOST ACCREDITED
Nationally only 10% of daycares are accredited - nearly 100% of our learning centers are. That’s a big difference, and that means KinderCare kids are getting the very best. Here’s why.
Infant Programs (6 weeks–1 year)
Leaving your baby in someone else’s care is a big step. Everyone at our centers—most importantly, our naturally gifted infant teachers—will work with you to make sure the transition goes smoothly. When you step into our infant classroom, you’ll see how much we want your infant to feel safe, loved, and ready to explore their world.
Toddler Programs (1–2 Years)
Everything in our toddler classroom is designed for little explorers. That’s because a lot is going on at this age. When your child is wandering all over the place, that means they’re learning and discovering new things every day. We’ll help them explore their interests (and find new ones!) as they play and learn.
Discovery Preschool Programs (2–3 Years)
This age is filled with so much wonder and curiosity. That’s why we offer a ton of books and toys and bring artwork down to kids eye level. Children in discovery preschool also begin to learn how we all work together in a classroom. Simple math and science, pretend play, and group play help them get used to a more structured school setting.
Preschool Programs (3–4 Years)
This age is all about expression, when kids really start to form their own ideas about what they want to play and how they want to create. Every day in our preschool classroom, your child will explore science experiments, create artwork, and play pretend—all the skills needed for their big next step: kindergarten!
Prekindergarten Programs (4–5 Years)
When you walk into one of our pre-K classrooms, you’ll see artwork and writing displayed around the room. Labels are everywhere to help kids connect letters with words. You’ll also see pictures on the walls that reflect the families in our community. Your child will also deepen their knowledge in language, math, science, Spanish, and social skills.
Before- and After-School Programs (5–12 Years)
You can count on us to provide reliable care for your school-ager while you’re at work, with safe transportation from our center to your child’s school and back! Whether your child wants to start a drama club, build a volcano, or create a comic book, they will have a place to follow their dreams. Your child will start and end the day with a whole lot of fun!
School Break Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)
Winter break, spring break, summer break—when school’s out (but you still need to work), you can count on KinderCare to provide a safe and supportive learning environment that’s focused on fun. We welcome children ages 5–12 during school break times and make sure they have a sensational, screen-free experience they won’t forget.
Elementary School Distance Learning
Healthy bodies, happy hearts, growing minds. We make distance learning easy on your whole family! Our teachers are trained to facilitate safe and dynamic learning experiences online and in-person. Since every school has their own learning plan, we’ve added flexible enrollment options to meet your family’s needs. Whether you choose to enroll full-time, part-time, or before and after school, we’re here for you!
Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program
Cooking Academy™ (3 – 12 Years)
In Cooking Academy, kids learn new recipes from cultures around the world and develop a healthy relationship with food. They’ll whip up everything from Southwest rainbow lettuce wraps to pumpkin muffins, building their skills in STEM, communication, and more along the way. And yes—little chefs get to eat their culinary creations!
Music Explorers™ (2 – 4 Years)
KinderCare families are already giving a standing ovation to our newest Learning Adventures program: Music Explorers! Kids will learn to sing, move, listen, play instruments, and even create their own tunes. Our original curriculum blends math, science, social studies, literacy, and mindfulness (think yoga!) for a uniquely KinderCare way of learning the foundations of music.
Phonics Adventures® (2 – 4 Years)
Learning how to read is a whole lot of fun at KinderCare! We help kids grow to love books and words (and get ready for kindergarten) in our Phonics Adventures program. From discovering the basics of vowels to practicing poetry, kids learn all about letters and sounds in small-group lessons made just for their age group. (Bonus: Kids who attend our phonics program are more prepared than their peers for school—and we have the data to prove it.)
STEM Innovators (3-8 Years)
You’ve probably heard a lot about how important STEM education is for your child, but what does that really mean? Our STEM Innovators program takes kids’ natural ability to make sense of the world and applies it to robotics, chemistry, coding, geology, and more. While your child experiments, they’ll discover how to use technology to do amazing things!
We're the only company in early childhood education to select teachers based on natural talent. Being a great educator isn't enough though. KinderCare teachers are also amazing listeners, nurturers, boo-boo fixers, and smile-makers. Put more simply, we love our teachers and your child will, too.
Meet just a few of our amazing KinderCare teachers!
A KINDERCARE TEACHER WITH
An Artist's Heart
"My classroom is full of art!” says Mary Annthipie-Bane, an award-winning early childhood educator at KinderCare. Art and creative expression, she says, help children discover who they really are.
We put our best-in-class teachers in a best-in-class workplace. We're so proud to have been named one of Gallup's 37 winners of the Great Workplace Award. When you put great teachers in an engaging center, your children will experience an amazing place to learn and grow.
Don't take our word for it. Hear what our families have to say about our amazing center!
The Spring Creek KinderCare is by far the best child care facility I have had an experience with. The Center Director, Ellie and the staff are wonderful and helpful, and I truly feel like they all care about my child, which is why I keep my kiddo there. It's fantastic--you will not be disappointed leaving your child to be cared for by these wonderful people!”
Josh G. - KinderCare Parent
The teachers are what make Spring Creek KinderCare the best! We initially picked the center based on location and availability, but have come to love KinderCare because every teacher has treated our daughter as if she was their own child. I leave her each day knowing she is in the hands of someone who truly cares about her. They are teaching her so much and it is amazing to see the new things that she learns each week. As a parent, it is often hard to be away from your young child for a large part of the day, but it is much easier when they are excited about going to school each day. KinderCare has been the perfect fit for our daughter and our family.”
Kristin K. - KinderCare Parent
I searched for a child care center until I was sure I had found the perfect place for my granddaughter: We chose Spring Creek KinderCare. Two years later, I'm still sure that I made the right choice. My granddaughter has learned so much here. She loves her music time as well as her phonics. She loves being in the presence of her teacher, because her teacher makes her feel taken care of--and that is important. When we are not there with our most precious gift, it is such a relief to know we can trust KinderCare.”
Patty J. - KinderCare Parent
The KinderCare phonics program really helped my first grader. He went to kindergarten knowing the sounds for all of the letters. I like that it was a hands on program. The Kelsey puppet and letters helped him learn the letter sounds which is one of the first steps he needed to learn to read. The small classes and knowledgeable teacher could not be better. The cooking program at Spring Creek KinderCare is wonderful. They cook and eat things that my sons would not normally try. I'll never forget the day my boys asked me to buy red peppers in the grocery store because they wanted to make the roll ups like Ms. Cathy taught them in cooking class. I love that they are learning about measurements, healthy ingredients, and how food is made in a fun way. Thank you KinderCare!”
Sonja - KinderCare Parent
Who Are KinderCare Families?
They hail from hundreds of cities across the country from countless backgrounds, and proudly represent every walk in life. What our families have in common, though, is the want to give their children the best start in life. We are so proud to be their partner in parenting.
Hear from just a few of our amazing KinderCare families.
A Globe-Trotting Family Finds A
Home in Houston
Four young children, four different passports, two languages, two full-time jobs…oh, and a few triathlons thrown in for good measure. Meet the globe-trotting Colettas—a family on the go.