CEC Staff

The CEC is proud to have a dedicated professional staff with a long-term commitment to children and families. All staff are CPR and First Aid certified. The staff attends many workshops and seminars throughout the year in an ongoing effort toward continued education and professional growth. Thank you for the opportunity to love and care for your children.



Sallie Bett Theall, Director

Jackie Gehsmann, Business Manager

Terri Mills, Floater

Cathy Vaughn, Floater

Laney Elmore, Floater


Susie Watkins, Crib Room

Meghan Hilleboe, Crib Room

Beth Cauble, Crib Room and Cruisers

Carol Bickley, Cruisers

Erin Schoonhagen, Cruisers

Anette Schmidt, Toddlers

Marybeth Bedrosian, Toddlers

Sarah Pearson, Toddlers and Tykes

Julie Wagoner, Jr. Tykes

Valerie Johnson, Jr. Tykes

Stephanie Williams Beal, Jr. Tykes

Holly Ballenger, Tykes

Meggan Reagan, Tykes


Lisa Carwile, T/Th 2's

Michelle Lee, T/Th 2's

Laney Elmore, MWF 2's

Melissa Cavanaugh, MWF 2's

Diana Whaley, M-F 2's

Lori Gray, M-F 2's



Stephanie Briggs, M/T/W/F 3's

Mary Jo McGraw, M/T/W/F3's

Debbie Mapel, M/T/Th 3's

Leslie Martorano, M/T/Th 3's

Laurie Tarnowsky, M-F 3's 

Gina Leonard, M-F 3's


Susan Beal, Flex 4's

Lou Ledbetter, M-Th 4's

Amber Yarborough, Older 4's/Pre-K

Laura Schauer, Older 4's/Pre-K