Each staff member at Rock Mills Daycare and Preschool Center must be 19 years of age or older, have a high school diploma or a GED, pass a criminal history background check, and be cleared through the State Central Registry on Child Abuse/Neglect. Each staff member must also pass a medical examination that includes a TB test. Within 30 days of employment, a new staff member receives 12 hours of training and then continues to receive at least 12 hours of training each year.
Mrs. Anita has 29 years experience in education. Mrs. Anita has an Associates Degree in Child Development; a Bachelors Degree in Religious Education; and a Bachelors Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, PK-6. Mrs. Anita is certified to teach PK-6th grade in the state of Alabama. Mrs. Anita has taught in New Jersey, Louisiana, and Alabama. Mrs. Anita feels that God has called her to teach young children and she is dedicated to giving the students in her care the best education possible and to introduce them to a God who loves them and cares for them unconditionally.
Mrs. Kathy is a 1996 graduate of Randolph County High School and has been employed at the center for 15 years. Mrs. Kathy has served in many different positions during her employment and she has excelled at them all. Mrs. Kathy is currently serving as the PK-3 Teacher and Assistant Center Director. Mrs. Kathy has a warm and caring personality and truly loves each one of her students. Mrs. Kathy is very knowledgeable about the operation of the center and Mrs. Anita and Mr. Doyle have complete confidence in her ability to direct the center in Mrs. Anita's absence.
Mrs. Cindy Henry is a 1979 graduate of Chambers Academy and has over 28 years experience in childcare. Mrs. Cindy has worked at Chambers Academy and at Traylor's Childcare Center. Mrs. Cindy has worked in every area of childcare from Assistant Center Director to Cook during her career. Mrs. Cindy is currently serving as Kitchen Manager/Cook.
Mrs. Wanda is a 1991 graduate of Randolph County High School and has been employed at the center for a total of 8 years. Mrs. Wanda has worked with infants, PK-4's, and toddlers. Mrs. Wanda is currently serving as the PK-4 Assistant Teacher. Mrs. Wanda is a loving, compassionate, and kind teacher and she does an excellent job assisting Mrs. Anita with the PK-4 students.
Ms. Jessica Smith is a 2012 graduate of Woodland High School. She attended Southern Union State Community College earning an Associate of Science Degree in 2014 and in 2016 she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from LaGrange College. Jessica has worked at Rock Mills Daycare and Preschool Center for 3 years and is currently the PK-2 Teacher. Jessica is a sweet, loving, christian young lady and she is loved by all her students, parents, and co-workers.
Ms. Allison Gooden us a 2014 graduate of Handley High School. Allison has been a teacher at Rock Mills Daycare and Preschool Center for 3 years. She has worked with infants, toddlers, and school age students. Allison is currently the Toddler Teacher and she is doing an excellent job with this age group. Her students as well as their parents all love Ms. Allison.