Meredith Burton: Director and Kindergarten Teacher


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  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Furman University
  • Master's Degree in Reading/Literacy from Furman University
  • 15  years experience in K5-first grade (public and private programs)
  • Incoming President of South Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children (state affiliate for the National Association for the Education of Young Children)
  • Serves on the Education Advisory Board at North Greenville University
  • Serves on the Board of Greenville County First Steps
  • Presents at state and national conferences on topics related to Early Childhood literacy and social studies
  • Conducted a seminar for Chinese English teachers in Luoyang, China in August 2006
  • Has conducted trainings for area school districts and private child care providers
  • WYFF Golden Apple Award Winner March 2007
  • Scholastic Book Clubs Teacher Advisor 2010-2011
  • Married to Jason Burton for 11 years and enjoys traveling, photography, reading, and tea culture
  • Mother of 4-year old son

Kimberly Granville: Teacher at CDC

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  • Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a Marketing Emphasis from Elon University
  • Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education from The University of Phoenix
  • 13 years experience in K2-6 grade (public and private) throughout the southeast
  • Married 20 years to Clint Granville
  • Mother of young adult daughter and son
  • Enjoys traveling, cooking, and searching for treasures at estate sales and antique shops

Rebecca Mashburn: Teacher's Aide

 
  • Spanish studies at the North American - American Cultural Institute in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 7 years of preschool teaching experience in Costa Rica and at a private school in Upstate South Carolina
  • Taught elementary and high school Spanish at an area private school for two years
  • Experience as Kindergarten Department Director and Preschool Director at two area churches
  • Teaches Spanish and ESL classes for adults and children.
  • Married to Bill Mashburn for 28 years and has five daughters and 5 grandchildren
  • Loves to travel and try new restaurants

Missy Warren: Afternoon Assistant

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  • Bachelors Degree in Health Sciences from Grand Valley State University
  • Ten years experience as a teacher's aide in K5-5 special needs​ program
  • Eleven years volunteering at the elementary level
  • Kids Hope tutor and Girls on the Run coach
  • Married to Russ for 32 years, 3 grown children
  • Enjoys working out, hiking and riding her motorcycle

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