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Meet the Team

Meet Kate and Brian Mulcahy

Your School 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

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.

Jacque Teague-Your Assistant School Director


Jacque Teague is an early childhood development specialist and human resources professional in Northern Virginia. Jacque lives in Tysons with her husband, Ben. Jacque loves working with children and has a passion for helping the youngest learners to reach their developmental milestones and obtain new skills. Jacque is excited to draw upon her experience in human resources and working with young children to support the families of Tysons as the Assistant Director of Celebree School of Tysons-Jones Branch.

A native of Brazil, Jacque’s love of children started in her teenage years, when she discovered the joy and sense of fulfillment that young children brought to her life. As a young adult, Jacque volunteered to help with children at her church as well as at an orphanage. Her first professional experience, in childcare, was as a camp counselor at a summer camp. Jacque was also employed for several years by a child recreation department at a resort in Brazil. Jacque also worked as a Human Resources Manager in Brazil from 2011 to 2016.

Jacque’s love of children brought her to the United States, in 2016, as an Au Pair. For two years Jacque provided childcare services to a family in McLean, Virginia with two boys, one of whom has autism. All of Jacque’s unique experiences working with children, including those with special needs, led her to pursue a degree in Early Childhood Development from Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) in 2019.

Jacque graduated summa cum laude from NVCC in May 2021 with her Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. Jacque is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Education at George Mason University in Early Childhood Education for Diverse Learners, with a concentration in Early Childhood Special Education. Jacque is also a graduate of The Methodist University of Piracicaba in Brazil, where she earned her degree in Human Resources in 2011.

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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