Early Learning Center

The BUMC Early Learning Center provides a full-time preschool program for children six weeks to five years old, in classrooms with experienced, loving teachers. Our center maintains excellent teacher/child ratios with three teachers in each room. We believe child-initiated, child-directed, and teacher-supported play is an essential component of our program. The BUMC Early Learning Center understands that with purposeful play and nurturing guidance from teachers our children are inspired to think in more ways with creativity, compassion, and resourcefulness. This approach instills a love of learning and discovery that helps your child develop and excel for years.

The BUMC Early Learning Center ministers to the needs of young children and their families by providing a safe, loving, Christian environment to foster intellectual, social, physical, emotional, and spiritual growth and development.

The BUMC Early Learning Center is a full-time full-year preschool. We are open Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. We offer programming for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. We do not offer part-time options or drop-in care.
WANT TO LEARN MORE?
Contact the Early Learning Center Office to learn more.

Meet the ELC Staff

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Lori Joiner

ELC Director
ljoiner@bumc.net
615.324.8202

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Sarah Kimball

ELC Assistant Director
skimball@bumc.net
615.324.8202

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Selia Hammond

ELC Curriculum Coordinator
shammond@bumc.net

Zuri Benion

Zuri Benion

ELC Teacher

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Haley Evans

ELC Teacher

Charrica Harding

Charrica Harding

ELC Teacher

Nikki Landers

Nikki Landers

ELC Teacher

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Grace Castano

ELC Teacher

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Elle Ford

ELC Teacher

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Jillian Johnson

ELC Teacher

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Chrissy Luzier

ELC Teacher

Lauren Dickens

Lauren Dickens

ELC Teacher

Khatoon Haji

Khatoon Haji

ELC Teacher

Frances Laing

Frances Laing

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Rachel Isom

Rachel Murdock

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Megan O'Brien

ELC Teacher

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Meredith Ruggles

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Dazia Shelton

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Chrissy Statum

Chrissy Statum

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Dominic Stielstra

ELC Teacher

Barb Valentine

Barb Valentine

ELC Teacher

Julia Williams

Julia Williams

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Lindsey Wilson

ELC Teacher