Holly Mason is a preschool teacher at Sunshine Cottage. She was born and raised in San Antonio, but lived in Fort Worth, Texas for 5 years. Ms. Holly has a Bachelor’s of Science in Habilitation of the Deaf from Texas Christian University. Go Horned Frogs!! Ms. Holly attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where she earned a Master’s in Deaf Education and Hearing Science. Ms. Holly is a certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialist Auditory Educator (LSLS-Cert. AVEd) and a member of the Council on the Education of the Deaf.
Sarah Sharp was born in Arlington, Texas. She received her bachelor's degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She moved to San Antonio to receive her master's degree in Deaf Education and Hearing Science at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She began working at Sunshine Cottage in 2017 as an associate teacher during graduate school. She loves teaching preschool and is currently pursuing her Listening and Spoken Language Specialist certification.
Ciara McDaniel, M.DEHS, CED, was born and raised in Austin, TX. After graduating high school, she moved to San Antonio to receive her degree in Music Education from Trinity University. During her time at Trinity, Ciara was an active classroom volunteer and tutor at Sunshine and fell in love with the school and its students. After graduating from Trinity in 2020, Ciara began the Master of Deaf Education and Hearing Science graduate program at UT Health San Antonio and became an associate teacher at Sunshine, spending one year in preschool and one year in 3rd grade. She graduated from UT Health in May of 2022, and she is ecstatic to be teaching preschool this year and to bring music and language to the lives of her students and families!