Our Staff

At Craft Christian Day School we love children and we love watching them grow and learn! We have some of the best teachers around and absolutely love the way they love on their classroom kids! We encourage you to take a minute to read and get to know them!
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Mrs. Hannah

Mrs. Hannah is the director here at Craft Christian Day School. She is new to our organization but prior to coming here, she worked at a childcare facility in Franklin, TN for 8+ years. She loves working with children and enjoys teaching them and watching them grow. 

In her spare time, Mrs. Hannah enjoys spending time with her husband Rick and running her Wedding Photography business with her best friend. 

Ms. Karen

Ms. Karen has been working at Craft for 23 years now and she absolutely loves her job! She has always called the 4/5 year old Pre-K classroom her home.


Ms. Karen works diligently to teach her kids as much as she can before they leave her to enter Kindergarten. Anyone who enters her room can clearly see how much passion she has for her job and the children she works with. She truly is an inspiration to each of us.

Ms. Mallorie

Ms. Mallorie is 22 years old and recently graduated from Martin Methodist College with her degree in Behavioral Science and Human Services. She has been with CCDS for a little over a year where she started out working as a volunteer and then moved into working as a floater. Soon after that time, she was promoted into a teaching position and she now serves in one of our 3 & 4 year old classrooms as well as serving as Assistant Director at CCDS. 

Ms. Jennifer

Ms. Jennifer has been at CCDS with us since 2015 and before that she provided private childcare for 2 years. When she began her time here, Ms. Jennifer was working in the 2 year old classroom but she has since moved to teaching in one of our 3 & 4 year old classrooms. Ms. Jennifer works so well with each of the kids here and really puts forth a lot of effort into making each child feel welcome.

Outside of her time here at CCDS, Ms. Jennifer enjoys spending her time working on art and photography and spending time with her son. 

Mrs. Lisa

Mrs. Lisa has been working here at Craft Christian Day School for the past 19 years. To say that she has a passion for what she does would be an understatement. When she is here working, she puts 150% into making sure that everything is working just as it should. She has said that it is so refreshing to work in a job that she genuinely looks forward to going to each day. 

Mrs. Lisa is married and has 2 daughters, Mary Lynn & Taylor and loves spending her spare time going to the beach with her family. 

Ms. Torrie

Ms. Torrie started with Craft in the early part of 2019. She is one of our floaters and serves us well throughout the day. You will find her in a classroom or helping us in the kitchen or Big Room. In the past, Ms. Torrie has had the opportunity to work in various food service settings and says that she is really enjoying the change in setting and the opportunity to show love to our kids here at CCDS

Ms. Amber

Miss Amber has been at CCDS since the beginning of 2019 and before joining our team, she worked at another center. She loves working with children and getting to watch them grow and make new friends. 

Miss Amber is a very patient and kind teacher and it is easy to see the passion she has for her job as you watch her work. 

Ms. Diamond

Ms. Diamond has been a floater here at CCDS for some time now. She is currently working with us in the mornings, twice a week. She spends the rest of the week attending college at MTSU where she is working on her degree in Social Work. Ms. Diamond is well know in the Craft community as she has also served in several of the other ministries at Craft Memorial United Methodist. She is great with our kids and they do truly love her.