Amanda Turbeville, Assistant Director
Amanda has been with the Cadence Education family since 2012, only taking a brief hiatus when she had her triplets. She first worked for Phoenix Children’s Academy in Forney for 3 years before moving to our Bearfoot Lodge Sachse location as an Assistant Director. Amanda has been working with young children for over 12 years and has extensive experience with children from infants to pre-kindergarten. She has also worked with school age children in the before & after care programs.
She and her young triplets live in the Garland area, where they enjoy playing with everything Disney and spending time with family and friends. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys collecting crosses, crafting, and exploring new places around the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
Liz Murphy, Toddler Teacher
Liz Murphy has worked in our Toddler room at Bearfoot for the past 11 yrs. She has enjoyed watching the little ones from her class grow into schoolers and cannot believe how time can go by so fast. She was born and raised in Brazil but has lived in Texas for 34 years. Her most rewarding moments were raising her three children. Her oldest daughter is perusing her PHD at University of Toronto in Canada.
Rhonda Smith, Infant Teacher
Rhonda Smith has been with Bearfoot since 2005 and has enjoyed working with our six-week old through our eighteen month old classes. She loves having children around her so much that she had a home daycare for seven years and volunteered in her church’s daycare for 15 years. She loves being able to watch her babies grow up and run around the school especially during those times when they remember her with hugs and kisses.