Meet the Team

Value-driven, Educated Professionals

Katie McGoron

Director

- M.A. Clinical Child Psychology

- B.S. Psychology

- 15+ years of experience working with children

- Mother of 2

Kristy Williamson

Kitchen Director

- Culinary Arts Diploma

- ServSafe Manager Certified 8+ years

- Homeschool mother of 1 daughter and 1 hamster

Dana Greathouse

Assistant Director

- M.Ed Early Childhood Education

- B.S. Criminal Justice

-Future Foster Mama 

-4 years Preschool Teaching Experience

Trisha Hay

Lead Preschool Teacher

- Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education

-Certified Children's Yoga Instructor

- Mom of 2 daughters & 2 dogs

- Enrolled in 3-6 Montessori Certificate Program at GCCME

Beth Heeg

Lead Toddler Teacher

- Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education

- 5+ years of Indoor & Outdoor Education

- Lover of Board Games & Dirt

Mary Wilder

Lead Infant Teacher

 - NC Childcare Credentials

- 11+ years childcare experience

- Enjoys hiking and camping and all things nature

- Mommy and wife

Jaimee Stevenson

Assistant Preschool Teacher

- 5 years Montessori education experience

- Grew up in Nature-based schooling & passionate about children playing in nature

- Loves to play the piano, sing, read, & swim

Miyah Vasser

Assistant Toddler Teacher

Josie Watson

Assistant Infant Teacher

- M.Ed. Inclusive Early Childhood Education

- B.S. Biology

- 10+ years in Environmental Education

Chelsea May

Shine In-Home Director & Lead Teacher

- 0-3 AMS Montessori Directress

- Certified Children's Yoga Instructor

-10+ years of Childcare Experience

Kalvin Pittman

Substitute Teacher

Allison Hadley

Substitute Teacher

-Master of Montessori Education 3-6

- Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education

-Mother of 6

Cammera Archie

Kitchen Assistant

- Bachelor's Degree in Film

- 5+ years of experience working with Children

-3+ years of commercial food prep/service

- Enjoys reading and creative writing

Mykayla Wilkerson

Floating/Substitute Teacher