Our Staff

Kelly Baker
Director

Kelly is a busy mother of four wonderful children and and the wife of her very supportive husband, Logan.  She and her family live on a small farm in Woodford County where they raise goats, sheep,  chickens, turkeys, ducks, and pigs.  She loves the outdoors and loves raising her children around animals, learning about hard work and caring for God's creation.  

 

In her free time you can find her reading a book, cross-stitching, or camping with her family.

Kelly studied at the University of Kentucky where she received her undergrad in Family Studies and then went on to receive her Master's of Education degree from Eastern Kentucky University. She has been working in early childhood for more than 10 years.

Kelly has a passion for play-based, early childhood education. She strives to incorporate nature-focused learning that develops early math and literacy skills.  But above all, she hopes to cultivate an environment where little ones can learn about a God that loves them deeply and calls them to love others.

Kristin Sherrod
Curriculum Coordinator, Yellow Oak Teacher

Kristin is mom to two sweet little girls and has the privilege of being the stepmom to twin daughters who are freshman in college. She and her husband, Rodney, have a small farm in Simpsonville.

 

They enjoy being outside with the kids and taking care of their many animals including 23 ducks! You can find them riding bikes, hiking with their lab dogs or kayaking through the many creeks and lakes near their home.

 

In her free time, you can find her working on her farm, buying more animals, running, reading decorating magazines or taking a much needed nap.

Kristin studied at the University of Kentucky where she received her undergrad in Anthropology and then went on to Eastern Kentucky University to pursue her Masters degree in Criminal Justice. From there, she was hired by the Lexington Police Department and served as a patrol officer for 3 years until having her first child.

 

Kristin has a passion to facilitate a Christian based learning atmosphere where children are able to learn through play in order to fuel their imaginations and learn how to create positive relationships with other children.

Sarah Rankin
Sprouts Lead Teacher

Sarah is the proud mom of two rambunctious boys, one fun loving little girl and the wife of T.A.  She and her family live in Versailles where she has lived her whole life. She is  happily raising her own family in this wonderful small town. 


In her free time you can find her at the lake with her family camping and boating, reading a good book or just hanging out at home.


Sarah has been working with kids for much of her life. Starting out as a teenager babysitting, she's also had experience teaching in daycare and volunteering in her church nursery. Most recently, she has provided loving care for children in her home.  She is thrilled to bring all this experience and love for little ones to the classroom! 
  

Sarah is passionate about helping little ones learn in a loving, Christian environment and believes that all children are magical in their own right!

Megan Cecil
Kindergarten Teacher

Megan is a mom of two loving littles and happy wife of Matthew. She moved to Versailles after meeting her husband in Lexington. They are loving raising their family in this sweet town. 

 

In her free time, you will find her reading a book, gardening, hiking, or camping.

 

Megan graduated from Asbury University with a Bachelor's in Elementary Education. After finishing school, she made the commitment to stay home with her children until they were old enough to begin their own school adventure. She has extensive experience working with little ones in a play-based, Christ-centered environment.  

 

Megan has a passion for play-based learning in a nurturing environment. Her greatest desire as a teacher is always to help her students learn about Christ and His love for the world.

Brittany Sholar
Blue Oak Teacher

Brittany is a mom to three wonderful kids and has been married to her husband Adam for 10 years.  They love to call Versailles home!

 

In her free time, you will find her crafting, photographing the outdoors, or partaking in any number of other activities that let her artistic abilities shine! Ms. Brittany is definitely our resident art expert.

 

Brittany has worked with young children for more than 10 years.  She has spent the majority of that time in Montessori and Christian environments.  She has a passion for bringing the principles of collaborative play, hands-on learning and respect for children to her classroom.

 

Above all, she wishes for children to learn in an environment where God is at the center of all they do.  

Mollee Harley
Green Oak Teacher, After School Explorers

Mollee is the proud mom to two loving, energetic little people and married to her best friend, Zach.  They also have a precious little Boston Terrier they call family.

 

In her free time, you will find her reading a good book, camping and enjoying the great outdoors.  She's especially fond of the water.

 

Mollee has worked with children for over twelve years and has her Child Development Associates from Morehead University.  She has spent her early childhood career as a nanny, in Christian child care centers and in Head Start programs.

 

Mollee loves teaching and works so hard each day because she thinks pouring into young children, loving them, and teaching them about a God that loves them is the most important work she could do.  She knows that investing in these children is her part in making the world a better place.

Jade Parsons
Acorn Teacher
Molly Rice
Acorn Lead Teacher
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