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Meet the Team

Value-driven, Educated Professionals


Andy Birkenhauer

​-Bachelors in Psychology

-Masters in Business Administration 

-7 years of administration experience

- Love being outdoors, hiking, and rock climbing. 


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Cammera Archie

Kitchen Director

-Bachelors in Digital Media Production

- 5+ years of experience working with Children

-5+ years of commercial food prep/service

- Enjoys reading and creative writing

- ServSafe Food Manager Certified


Beth Heeg



- Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education

- 5+ years of Indoor & Outdoor Education

- Enrolled in GCCME Infant/Toddler Montessori Training

- Lover of Board Games & Dirt

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Trisha Hay

Lead Preschool Teacher/ Co-Owner

- 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


Nyrie Stallworth

Lead Toddler Teacher

- 7+ years of experience with toddlers

- Currently in school for Clinical Psychology

- Loves kayaking, gardening, learning about plants, and dog mom to 2


Mary Wilder

Lead Infant Teacher/ Co-Owner

 - NC Childcare Credentials

- 11+ years childcare experience

- Enjoys hiking and camping and all things nature

- Mommy and wife


Sam Nichols

Assistant Toddler Teacher

- Attended Montessori Schools K- 12th grade

-9 years experience working in early childhood education

-Loves camping, biking, hiking and kayaking

-Avid board gamer and occasional writer

Cheyenne Munoz

Kitchen Assistant


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

Shine In Home Assistant Teacher

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