Faculty & Staff
Canon Charles Camlin, Headmaster
The Very Rev. Canon Charles Camlin is a native of Georgetown, S.C. He serves as Assistant Rector of Church of the Holy Communion (Pro-Cathedral). He is also the Assistant Academic Dean at the Dallas campus of Cranmer Theological House. While in Virginia from 2005-2014, he ministered as the Rector of Holy Trinity Church and teacher of Church History at Trinity Christian School in Fairfax. He also served as Assistant Professor of New Testament at Reformed Episcopal Seminary in Blue Bell, PA from 2011-2013. While in the Diocese of the Central States of the Reformed Episcopal Church, he functioned as Chairman of the Standing Committee and Canon Missioner and Dean of the Convocation of Virginia. He holds a BA in Biblical Studies from Southeastern College at Wake Forest, a ThM in Historical and Systematic Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a ThM from Cranmer Theological House in Houston.
Humanities / 2nd Director
Mrs. Brett Camlin attended Coastal Carolina University and is pursuing her CDA and a degree in Child Development. This is Brett's 16th year teaching in a preschool setting. She has worked primarily with 2 and 3-year olds as a Teaching Assistant and Lead Teacher. Brett's love for teaching began when she volunteered in her own son's preschool class. Mrs. Camlin has been a teacher at HCCA for 3 years.
My name is Jasmine Minor. I am so honored and excited to be the Toddler teacher this year at HCCA. This is my first year at HCCA, and I can't wait to make a difference in the children's lives. We are going to have so much fun playing, learning, and discovering new things. I love kids and their curious little minds! I have worked with children for 10 years in multiple capacities, from Summer Camp Coach to Math Tutor.
I graduated with my Associates Degree from North Lake College and my Bachelor's from The University of Texas at Arlington. I love to travel and I have two beautiful daughters. I'm looking forward to a wonderful year!
Mrs. Mary Kimbrell graduated from Midwestern State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, specializing in early childhood through 6th grade. This is Mrs. Kimbrell’s 5th year teaching at HCCA. She has worked closely with young children as a professional care giver, a Student Teacher, a Teacher’s Aide, and a Lead Teacher. Using her experience and creative thinking, Mary is able to motivate and encourage children to be confident in their academic abilities, their social skills, and their spiritual outlook.
Ms. Ariel Bell attended Texas Christian University for 3 years studying Child Development with a minor in Speech Pathology. She is now attending Grand Canyon University to continue her education in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. After completing her Bachelor’s degree, Ariel will pursue her Master’s degree in Education. As a child, Ariel attended HCCA and she has been so blessed to come back and teach here! Ariel taught part-time in our Summer Camps for 2 years and now she is a full-time teacher at HCCA for the last 2 years.
Mrs. Monica Dalton is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She worked many years in the corporate world in training and management. With 3 children of her own, and with many opportunities to volunteer at their schools and church, she is very knowledgeable in the field of child development. Not only has she been a parent at HCCA, she also substituted in numerous classrooms and served on the HCCA School Board. During the 2005-2006 school year, she taught the Toddler and Preschool classes here at HCCA. Monica has worked as an administrator for the last 13 years.
Mrs. Pamela Schweinsberg grew up in Richardson, Tx and graduated from Texas A&M University with a BA in Marketing and Management. She and her husband, Kurt, have 2 children, a 23 year old son and a 17 year old daughter. Pamela has always been very involved volunteering at their schools. She has been teaching and nurturing children for 16 years both in a Christian environment as well as public schools. Her goal is to help children love learning and become successful students. This is Pamela’s first year teaching at HCCA.
Ms. Thia Swain is a mother of 3 boys, 15,13 and 5. She is a licensed therapeutic foster home and right now she is fostering a 3-year-old. Thia has taught a total of 13 years before becoming a foster parent/home. She worked 4 years at Headstart of Greater Dallas as a pre-k teacher (3-5 year olds), 1 year at Childcare Network as an infant/toddler teacher, 2 years of teaching infants at Medical City Hospital, 2 years teaching at a Montessori school, 1 year as an intern at Buckner Children and Family Services (group home), and she also owned her own daycare for 2 years. Thia attended Eastfield Community College where she received her CDA. She is now working to complete her BA in Early Childhood Education/Administration. Thia has been a teacher at HCCA for 2 years.
Ms. Aisha Smiley is originally from Tampa, Florida and moved here a few months ago to live with her family. During her 4 years of high school, Ms. Smiley took Early Childhood Education classes, graduated with her CDA (Child Development Associate) and clocked many hours of teaching experience. Ms. Smiley loves animals which prompted her to work at Lowry Park Zoo for 2 years before moving to Texas. She has started her teaching career at HCCA and is now going to fulfill her goal of becoming the best childcare teacher.
My name is Brenda Bell. I have been working as a substitute / floater for HCCA for the past year. Recently, I've been blessed to become a teacher in the Toddler class. This will be my first year working at HCCA as a permanent teacher.
My husband and I have been married for 37 years and we have raised 3 daughters and 1 son. My youngest daughter, Ariel Bell, attended HCCA as a preschooler and is now one of the Infant teachers! I'm blessed with four wonderful grandchildren, and I am very involved in their lives.
I was a stay home mom and ran my own business creating and designing wreaths. I enjoy reading, playing word games, cooking, and spending time with my family. When I am not with family, I'm volunteering at my church and helping out with the preschool whenever I am needed.
I'm looking forward to making a difference in the children's lives at HCCA and creating a memorable experience for the children in the Toddler class.