Alison has over 10 years of experience working in preschool classrooms and is currently serves as an Assistant Director supervising curriculum at Mill Creek. She is enrolled at Liberty University working on completing her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education.
Alison is a strong asset to Bright Beginnings with her creative classroom ideas that neatly combine environmental awareness, massive amounts of art projects and fantastic children’s literature, children are well prepared for kindergarten when they leave Alison’s classroom. She also mentors our new teachers working in the 3 and 4 year old classrooms. Alison started at Bright Beginnings in 2012 as a lead 3 year old teacher and currently teaches Pre-Kindergarten.
Nancy graduated from Louisa County High School and attended Piedmont Virginia Community College, CATEC of Charlottesville as well as National Business College. Nancy is a natural nurturer and worked as an elderly caregiver at the Colonnades Retirement Home for many years before pursuing early childhood education. Nancy has over 6 years experience teaching preschool, specializing in infants, toddlers and twos.
Ms. Nancy has been with our Bright Beginnings family for 4 years. She is always requested by parents for her calm and nurturing demeanor. Ms. Nancy is the go to person at Bright Beginnings, Mill Creek in the early mornings! She wears a lot of hats at Mill Creek including: Assistant Director, Unit Infant/Toddler Supervisor and Morning Opener.
Tracy has been working with children for over 17 years. Tracy has her CDA (Child Development Associate) Certificate and is CPR and First Aid Certified. Prior to joining Bright Beginnings Preschool, Tracy worked for many years at UVA Child Development Center teaching infants, toddlers and twos. Tracy has lived in Charlottesville for 31 years. Tracy combines her education with experience and knowledge making her a perfect fit for our Bright Beginnings culture.