Philosophy & Teaching Standards

Our teaching philosophy at Generations Learning Center is to establish a safe, warm, nurturing environment that stimulates a child’s natural interests and helps children develop autonomy, self-esteem, self-discipline, self-regulation, communication skills, and a passion for learning that stretches into adulthood. At GLC, we incorporate the philosophies of Maria Montessori, Jean Piaget, and Reggio-Emilia. We believe that children are more likely to be engaged in environments that are set up in such a way that are powered by the children. This type of environment originates from the interests of the child and is framed by the teacher. We believe that children can reach their full developmental capacity by constructing their own knowledge through inquiry play in both large and small group settings as well as through one-on-one teacher directed activities. We also believe that children learn best through repetition, routine, and saturation. We strongly encourage children to communicate their individual interests to us and from there, we can set up an environment, task, project, or center that is specific to their interests. We want each child to be constantly involved in structured, hands-on, natural indoor and outdoor environments that are set up specifically for different social, emotional, physical, and academic skills. We believe children should be given choices each day to engage in both indoor and outdoor activities using different educational manipulatives that stimulate different senses and meet each child's learning needs.


All teachers are highly qualified and trained in the areas of education. Many of our teachers have a college degree and we have staff members on site that are CPR and First Aid certified. The love of children and learning are evident by the acute care each child receives. We choose faculty members who love the early childhood profession and have a strong, positive curiosity about life that sparks confidence and joy in those around them. Above all, employees at Generations Learning Center believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the Bible is God breathed.

Classrooms & Teachers

Red Room

Our Red Room is for children around the ages 4-5 years. Our fully Pre-K class, this room focuses on learning and prepping for your childs next educational steps! With our “Creative Curriculum”, our Red room gets to approach learning from a joyful and fun view point, all while focusing more on numbers, letters, and so much more!

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Gina Russell
Teacher

 

Green Room

Our Green Room is for children around 3 years old. The start of our Pre-K curriculum, these kids learn more about
reading and writing, days of the month, seasons, animals and so much more!
Engaging in music and imagination is also a huge part of this age groups development.

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Teena Sims
Teacher

 
 

Hannah Starr
Teacher

 

Orange Room

Our Orange Room is for children around 2 years old. Kids in this room enjoy even more arts & crafts, music time and group activities!
We love this fun space and atmosphere for our 2 year olds!

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Samantha Thomas
Teacher

 
 

Jamie Danner
Teacher

 

Yellow Room

Our Yellow Room is for children starting around 12 months of age. Kids in this room are busy! They are typically walking, done with bottles, and transitioned into one nap a day! Such a joyful, bright room for these little ones!

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Patricia Wall
Teacher

 
 

Diamond Wall
Teacher

 

Blue Room

Our Blue Room is for children around 8 to 12 months of age.
Children in this room can sit up, start to engage more with other kiddos and are learning to crawl and then walk!

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TaKayla Jointer
Teacher

 
 

Courtney McGhee
Teacher

 

Teal Room

Our Teal Room is for children from 6 weeks old to about 8 months of age.
We love seeing the sweet babies grow and develop in this space. Such a blessing!

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Kristy Owens
Teacher

 
 

Tiffiney Taylor
Teacher

 

Assistants & Floaters

Assistants and “Floaters” are a huge blessing to all of our room teachers and kids! They help within different rooms throughout the day, ensuring we have lots of hands on deck to help create space for fun, peace and joy!

Johanna Norman
Asst / Floater

Elizabeth Brooks
Asst / Floater

Tiffany Freeman

Tiffany Freeman
Asst / Floater

Pat Oden
Asst / Floater

Admin Team

Our Admin team is awesome! They work hard to create an organized and efficient atmosphere as well as caring for your needs as parents and everything else that comes with taking care of all the sweet kiddos at GLC!

LaSandra Wall
Owner / Founder

Codi VanWeelden
Director

Julie Curley
Admin Team

Deborah Ann White
Food Prep / GLC Chef

Debbie Caldwell
Admin / Interior Design

Ariel Brasher
Creative / Online Mgmt

Enroll your child

Ready to enroll your child? Just click the link to register, then make the $75 application fee payment and you're child is all set to start!

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