STAFF

Ms. Kat

Director

Bio

Ms. Jami

Assistant Director

Columbia College Alumni with a Masters in Human Resource Management. Happily Married with 2 kids; 2 dogs, 1 cat & 3 sugar gliders. My hobbies include crafting, jewelry making & baking.


OUR TEAM

Ms. Deanna (Admin Assist)

I have worked in Childcare for 15 years. I went to the University of Cincinnati, where I studied fashion design and art. I have four children and in my spare time I like to garden, cook and sew!



BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
September 17BlueChips/Chex Mix
Kit Kat Bars
Vanilla Iced CoffeeBurger KingTarget
Starbucks

Ms. Kindall (Monkeys/Bus)

I am a mother of 2 boys (12 & 14). I will be getting married in 2021 and will be gaining a step-son who is 16. I have worked in childcare for 15 years and have been at Trinity for over 5 years. Everyday I look forward to coming to work and every child has a special place in my heart, which makes me the happiest.

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
March 19PurpleBanana Chips
Swedish Fish
Mountain Dew
Hot Chocolate
Zaxby’sAny


Ms. Stephanie (Turtles)

I have a 10 year old son and have been doing childcare for almost 20 years. I have been at Trinity learning center for a short time now and I see a bright future here. In my free time I enjoy fishing, hunting, camping and 4-wheelers. A few of my favorite places are Target, Hobby Lobby, and Chick-fil-A.

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
February 2TealTwizzlers
Pull & Peel
Diet. Mt Dew
Extra Caramel Iced Coffee
Chick-fil-aTarget

Ms. Mary Anne (Turtles)

I have been happily married to my husband for 27 years. I have two daughters, a son in law, two precious grandchildren and a dog named Sugar. I have worked with children for over thirty years. I have enjoyed working with the babies for over a year, at Trinity. I enjoy spending time with my family and taking care of my grandchildren. I also like camping, swimming and shopping. Some of my favorite places to eat and shop are Chick-fil-A, Krispy Kreme, Target and Walmart.

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
February 22BlueBoom Chicka Pop
M&M’s
Coke
Hot Chocolate
Chick-fill-aTarget

Ms. Nancy (Turtles)

Proud wife and mother of one son and two daughters, nine grandchildren. A Born again child of God, and a member of White Oak Baptist where I am an Assistance Sunday School Superintendent and a teacher lead. I also sing in the choir. I have worked in the Public School system in Washington D.C. as well as the Fairfield County School District. I can truly thank God that I am here at Trinity. My hobbies are fishing, movie’s, picnics, boat riding, and family reunions. 

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
May 29Blue
Green
Corn Chips
Kit Kat Bars
Pepsi
Coffee
Chick-fil-aWalmart
Amazon

Ms. Toni (Turtles)

I am an alumni of Blythewood High and I am currently working on my second year of college. My favorite things to do are to travel, draw, read, and cook. Besides working, if I’m not doing either of those things, I’m probably at Target.

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
January 10BlueThin MintsGingerale
Hazelnut Iced Coffee
(w/ cream, no sugar)
Jersey MikesTarget

Ms. Unique (Ladybugs)

I was raised right here in Blythewood. I have a son that I just absolutely adore. I’ve been a Teacher at Trinity for 2 years, but have taught overall for the past 5 years. I love what I do and believe education is a key to life. Looking forward to a great school year! My hobbies include nature walks, yoga, painting, reading and cooking.

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
December 6Red, Pink,
Yellow
Cool Ranch Doritos
Chocolate w/ Peanuts
Ginger ale/Coke
Caramel Coffee
Zaxby’s
KFC
Amason

Ms. Becca (Floater/ASC)

I have 6 years of experience working with children and am heading in my 4th year here at TLC. My hometown is Elgin, SC but currently reside in Camden, SC with my dog, Luna. I am currently enrolled in Midlands Tech. When I’m not working or doing school work you can find me at target, the lake, or Dunkin’ Donuts. To relax I like to watch Netflix, paint, or dabble in some makeup. Excited and ready for this school year!

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
January 8Light BlueWhite Cheddar Popcorn
Reeses
Mountain Dew
Vanilla Iced Coffee
Taco Bell
Bojangles
Target

Ms. Trina (Ladybugs)

I’ve been teaching for 11 years at Trinity. I am married and I have five kids and five grandchildren. I love teaching and caring for the kids at Trinity. In my spare time I enjoy latch hook, word searches and crocheting. My favorite Bible verse is Jeremiah 29-11.

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
February 13Royal Blue,
Pink, Grey
Pringles
Kit Kat/Reese’s
Dr. Pepper
Coffee all the way
Carolina WingsWalmart

Ms. Lindsey (Bumblebees)

I have been in child care for 2 years now at Trinity Learning Center. I have two children; 1 son and 1 daughter. We have one pet fish named Spidey. My favorite color is aqua or teal. When it comes to my favorite hobby I’d have to say spending time with my family and my kids. I love to eat at restaurants like San Jose, Carolina Wings, Subway and Tropical Smoothie Cafe. In my spare time I enjoy shopping at Walmart, Belk, Kohls, or Target.

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
September 17Aqua
Teal
Trail Mix
Chocolate or Sour
Coke or Sweet Tea
Caramel Iced/Frappe
Subway
McDonald’s
Walmart
Target

Ms. Ellen (Bumblebees)

I am from Ridgeway, SC and have been teaching for 9 years. I am a widowed mother to two sons and a daughter in law. I am also the proud grandmother to a granddaughter. I have a dog, cats and a rabbit and in my free time I enjoy cooking, crafts and Baking.

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
September 20PurpleCheez Its
Chocolate
Dr. PepperPapa JohnsHobby Lobby

Ms. Angela (Monkeys)

I came to TLC in January of this year. I bring with me 9 years of experience teaching 2, 3 and 4 year olds. I have a passion for these little ones hoping to help equip them with the tools they need to be little successes. If I am not at work you will find me in my yard working with my flowers, behind my sewing machine or at church working with the youth. I look forward to working with your little ones. Welcome to the Monkeys!

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
August 26Teal BlueCheez Its
Swissrolls
La Croix
Coffee
McDonald’sAmazon
Lowes


Ms. Hayden (Tigers)

I have been part of the Trinity family for a little over 3 years now and I even attended the center as a child myself! I am passionate about guiding and teaching children and am so thankful to have the chance to be a part of your kiddo’s growth and development and to watch them learn and grow this year. If I am not at work I am usually at home crafting or playing with my puppy, Paisley!

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
September 10PinkChips/Salsa
Chocolate
Coke/Sweet Tea
Vanilla Iced Coffee
Chick-fil-aTarget

Ms. Savanna (Tigers)

I have been in child care for a total of 3 years, working with almost all age groups. In my free time I enjoy camping, spending time with family and friends or watching a good Netflix series. I am looking forward to working with your child this year!

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFood Store
May 5Dark GreenSalt & Vinegar
Reese’s
Sweet Tea
Vanilla Iced Coffee
BojangesAny

Ms. Allie (Owls)

I grew up on a Dairy farm in Rochester, NY and moved here when I was in middle school. I’ve been married to my husband, John for almost 3 years. We have 1 dog, Elsa and 1 cat, Buzz who are our fur babies. We are currently in the process of adopting our first child. I have been teaching for 4+ years in preschool and I have known since Elementary school that I wanted to be a teacher. My favorite thing about teaching is watching a child grow in confidence and learn how to navigate their world. 

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
April 8Blue, Pink,
Purple
Lays Chips
Anything Sour
LemonadeChick-fil-aMichaels

Ms. Brittany (Owls)

I’ve taught in childcare for a little over 10 years now. I also have a bachelors degree in Healthcare management, but working with children is my passion. I have a husband and a beautiful daughter who keeps me super busy. I’m originally from Hopkinsville, KY. My husband is in the Military, so South Carolina is our home now and I’ve really enjoyed living here minus the Carolina heat!! In my free time I love to cook, bake, and spend as much time with my family and friends.

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
November 16BrownMunchies
Dove Caramel
Dr. Pepper
Vanilla Bean Frapp
Chick-fil-a
Zaxby’s
Walmart

Ms. Tikiya (Owls)

I’ve been in childcare for 4 years, working with Pre-K 4’s. I have 3 beautiful children: Jalen, Jordyn and Jewell. I love to travel as well as devote my free time to my wedding planning business, Her Vision Bridal Assistant. By biggest joy with working with kids is seeing them grow and flourish and helping them build skills that will last a lifetime.

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
February 20Coral, Gold,
Pink, Black
Cheetos
Brownies
Pepsi, Dr. Pepper
Caramel Iced Coffee
Chic-fil-a
Mod Pizza
Target

Ms. Staci (Lions)

This is my 4th year teaching at TLC. I love working with kids and all of the exploring, learning, fun and laughs we get to have together. I grew up in SC and enjoy reading, napping, and watching TV in my free time. I am a turtle and Clemson lover. I look forward to learning and growing with your child this year!

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
February 10Blue & YellowBoom Chicka Pop
PB & Pretzels
Coke ZeroChick-fil-aAmazon

Ms. Kristina (Lions)

I love being a teacher! I graduated from USC with a teaching degree in Spanish Education. I began my teaching career as a preschool and elementary school Spanish teacher for the Montessori School of Columbia and also taught Spanish at Spring Valley High School, my alma mater!
My husband and I have two sons and we live on a farm where we raise goats, llamas, alpacas and poultry. We are huge animal lovers and also have 2 dogs, 2 indoor cats and 3 barn cats, too! 

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
June 2Purple
Green
Salt & Vin Chips
Twix
Diet Dr. Pepper
Sweet Creme Coffee
Zaxby’s
Chick-fil-a
Any

Ms. Brandi (Lions)

I have 2 little boys, Cooper (5) and Collin (2). I have been working in a classroom for about 13 years. I have my bachelors in educational studies and am currently working on my Masters in Early Childhood. When I’m not in a classroom, I love spending time with my boys going to the zoo and having movie nights. And we are always up for a good Target and Starbucks trip!

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
April 5TealBBQ Pop Chips
Chocolate
Sprite Zero
Iced Vanilla Latte
Chick-fil-aTarget

Ms. Diane (ASC)

I have my degree in early childhood education. I recently relocated to Columbia from New Jersey, and look forward to working with your children!

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
February 17Burnt OrangeFunyuns
Zebra Cakes
Lemonade
Caramel Iced Coffee
Zaxby’sTarget

Ms. Marlene (ASC)

I have two girls (my world and prized possessions) who are 6 and 21 years old. I absolutely love being a mom and mentor to my girls! I have a degree in Behavioral studies from Columbia College and in addition to my work at Trinity, I also work for the Richland School District as a Therapeutic Assistant for Autistic children. I have an immense love for all children with diverse abilities and gifts and I strive to be the best at all I do, while also learning and growing with my students academic goals. 

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
March 9Blue
Yellow
Tortilla Chips
Hershey Bar
Pepsi
Hot Chocolate
Tokyo GrillJCPenny

Mr. Jacob (ASC)

I first started working at TLC a little over a year ago, but my experience working with children goes farther back than that. I first started off working in the Leadership Development Program (LDP) at the YMCA Camp Greenville. In addition to working here at Trinity, I am also attending Midlands Technical College. After my time at MTC, I plan to transfer and go into the field of animation. I am looking forward to having your child in our class!

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
March 13PurpleRuffles
Hershey Bar
Dr. Pepper/Coke
Vanilla Coffee
McDonald’sTarget

Mr. Matt (Floater)

I am currently a senior at Blythewood High School. I play lacrosse at Blythewood and love pretty much any type of physical activity. I look forward to working with all the kids this coming school year!

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
April 30BlueChex Mix Bold
Swedish Fish
Hot Chocolate
MCD’s Iced Coffee
Zaxby’sAcademy

Ms. Jennifer (Kitchen)

I am happily married with 6 kids: 4 boys (with identical twins) and two girls. I love spending time with my family and cooking!

BirthdayColorSnackDrinkFoodStore
Sept 10.Pickles & Cashews
Hi-Chews
Pepsi
Straw. Lemonade
Zaxby’sBig Lots
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