Haydee Silva, Movement and Assistant Teacher

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Haydee has been at KUM since 2004. She was first a KUM Parent, then became an assistant in our Kindergarten Explorers program. She is currently our Movement Teacher here at KUM. Haydee also works for the Kirkwood School District as an Adventure Club Educator. Previously, Haydee was an ESL teacher while living in Mexico. She is married with two daughters.

Barbara Byrd, Lead Teacher

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Barbara joined the teaching staff at KUM in 2018 after 8-plus years teaching 3 & 4’s and 4 & 5’s at Forsyth School. Barbara earned a B.A. in English from Washington University and a M.A.T in Early Childhood Education from Webster University. Barbara and her husband, David, have lived in Kirkwood for over 25 years, where they raised their children … Read More