Shining Light on Tennessee’s Child Care Professionals

Tennessee’s nearly 2,400 licensed child care providers are an integral part of our state’s present and future. Learn how these providers impact their community and educate the children in their care.

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Bright Beginnings with Patricia Gibson

Bright Beginnings is located in Hardeman County, Tennessee. Patricia Gibson, owner and operator of Bright Beginnings Family Child Care Patricia ...
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Sandy Greene at her desk at The GreeneHouse Children's Center.

The GreeneHouse Children’s Center with Sandy Greene

Making a difference in Dunlap, Tennessee. Sandy Greene's career in child care began in 1985. Her introduction to early childhood ...
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Kiddie Korral Preschool with Jennie Hodge

Jennie Hodge has been making a difference in Leoma, Tennessee for more than 30 years. Jennie Hodge started caring for ...
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Katrina Henderson, Preschool Director at St. Luke's Community House.

Serving Nashville’s Children with St. Luke’s Community House

Katrina Henderson is the Preschool Director at St. Luke’s Community House in Nashville, Tennessee. With more than 15 years of ...
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Cassie Young and Julia in front of Turtle Pond Preschool

Establishing A Child Care Center with Turtle Pond Preschool

Now the program is the only licensed child care center in Scott County, Tennessee. Cassie Young, owner and director of ...
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