Meet Our Teachers

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Deanna Ayres

Deanna Ayres

Director

Ms. Ayres has 7 years of experience working with children, all with Discovery Point. She holds a TCC and is currently enrolled to obtain her degree in ECE.

Caitlyn Childers

Caitlyn Childers

Assistant Director

Ms. Caitlyn has 6 years of childcare experience and has worked with all ages. Ms. Caitlyn holds a paraprofessional teaching certificate.

Crystal Huff

Crystal Huff

Lead Teacher

Ms. Crystal has 4 years of PK teaching experience and holds a Bachelors degree in ECE.

Deanna Thrasher

Deanna Thrasher

Lead Teacher

Deanna has 11 years of teaching experience and holds a Bachelors degree in ECE.

Samantha Owens

Samantha Owens

Lead Teacher

Ms Samantha has 2 years of teaching experience and holds a Bachelors degree in ECE.

Tiffany Elletson

Tiffany Elletson

Lead Teacher

Ms. Tiffany has 18 Years of teaching experience and holds TCC certification.

Briana Brooks

Briana Brooks

Teacher

Ms. Briana has 14 years of childcare experience and has been with DP for 3 years. She is currently enrolled in school working towards her ECE degree.

Chandrel Boyd

Chandrel Boyd

Teacher

Ms. Chandrel has 7 years of childcare experience and has been with DP for 3 years. She is currently working toward a paraprofessional teaching certification.

Ashley Bishop

Teacher Assistant

Ashley Jernigan

Ashley Jernigan

Teacher Assistant

Ms. Ashley has 7 years of teaching experience and holds a CDA.

LeRussia Love

LeRussia Love

Teacher Assistant

LeRussia has 4 years of teaching experience and has been with DP for 2 years. She holds a TCC certification.

Tammy Frederick

Tammy Frederick

Teacher Assistant

Tammy has 20 years of experience as a preschool teacher and has been with DP for 12 years as a PK teacher.

Julie Duncan

Julie Duncan

Staff

Ms. Duncan has been with Discovery Point for 10 years and serves as an Area Manager. She holds a Bachelors degree in education.

Melinda Watts

Melinda Watts

Staff

Ms. Melinda has 23 years of experience in the childcare industry and has been with DP for 6 years. She holds paraprofessional teaching certification as well as nutrition certification through CCEI.

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