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Meet the Team

Meet Kate and Brian Mulcahy – Your Owner/Operators

Kate & Brian Mulcahy

Kate and Brian Mulcahy are the Owner-Operators of Celebree School of Tysons-Jones Branch. Kate grew up in Florida and moved to the Washington, DC area after graduating from law school in 1996, and Brian was born and raised in Northern Virginia. Kate and Brian met in 2017 and married in 2018, creating a blended family with their three boys (Sebastian-12, Spence-15, and Connar-22). The Mulcahy family resides in McLean, Virginia, just a few miles from the School.

Kate & Brian Mulcahy

Kate and Brian are actively involved in all operations of Celebree School of Tysons – Jones Branch, and see their commitment to the School as a way to use the skills gained during their careers to serve the families who live and work in the Tysons community. Kate practiced corporate law for 18 years and Brian was a senior contracting officer with the federal government for 30 years, before they decided to take on the challenge of opening Celebree School of Tysons-Jones Branch. They are both very excited to have the opportunity to provide the very best early childhood education experience for students, while creating a true sense of community within the School.

Kate is a graduate of The University of the South where she received her B.A. in Political Science, with honors, in 1991. She received her J.D. from Boston College Law School in 1994 and her LL.M. in Banking and Securities Law from Boston University School of Law in 1996. Brian is a graduate of George Mason University where he received his B.S. in Psychology in 1987.

Erin Masick-Your School Director

Erin Masick is the School Director of Celebree School of Tysons-Jones Branch. Erin grew up in Northern Virginia and has lived in many states as a military spouse.  Erin and her husband (Erik), and daughters (Elliana – 4, and Caroline – 2) are excited to settle into their forever home back here in Northern Virginia.   

Erin began working in the early childhood education industry in 2003 as an infant and toddler teacher before moving into a supervisory role in 2005. She has several years of experience in education administration and has worked as a school director at multiple schools. Erin is passionate about helping teachers earn their Child Development Associate (CDA) credential and serves as a Professional Development Specialist for the Council of Professional Recognition. She is also a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and attends and participates in trainings to ensure she is providing care commensurate with the latest research in the field. She is very excited to bring the Celebree experience to Tysons and is committed to provide the very best foundation for lifelong learning.

Erin is a graduate of George Mason University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with a concentration in Early Childhood Education in 2010 and her Master of Education degree in Special Education from George Mason University in 2019.

7 Domains of Learning

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Personal and Social Development

Children learn to develop healthy relationships with adults and their peers while cultivating a positive personal identity.
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Scientific Thinking

Children are taught to channel their natural curiosity to articulate questions and draw conclusions about the world around them.
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Mathematical Thinking

This discipline focuses on numbers and their relationships, in addition to the geometric concepts that explain spatial awareness.
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Language and Literacy

The basis of learning, this domain opens the door of communication through writing and drawing as well as grammar and comprehension.
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Social Studies

This sphere examines societal relationships based on social structures and the connections between people and their communities.
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The Arts

An exploration into visual arts, music, dance and theater, this domain celebrates distinctive expression of emotions and ideas.
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Physical Development and Health

Children are taught regard for health and nutrition in addition to the benefits of exercise to develop a strong mind and body.
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