Mrs. Laura H. - PREK CO-Teacher
Mrs. Laura is a mother of three, one son and two daughters. Laura and her husband relocated to Roanoke in 2006. She has been in the child care field for over 15 years. Laura strives to provide a nurturing environment where children can grow academically as well as spiritually. She looks forward to getting to know each PreK student and help lay the foundation for their future achievements.
MRs. JEANNIE - PreK Co-TEACHER & art Teacher
Mrs. Jeannie has been teaching preschool for several years and is happy to join Mrs. Laura in the PreK class. Mrs. Jeannie is the mom of three boys, and in her spare time enjoys hiking, gardening, and travelling.
Mrs. Amy - Threes LEAD Teacher & Music Teacher
Mrs. Amy is a native Roanoker and the mother of two somewhat grown children. She has enjoyed teaching preschool since her youngest entered a two year old class twenty years ago! She loves music, walking, and being active within her church.
Mrs. Shannon - Twos Lead Teacher
Mrs. Shannon is the mother of four children, Hannah, Reaghan, Jude and Noah. She enjoys working with children as they explore the world around them. She looks forward to her adventures with the Twos class.
MRs. Ramona - Assistant TEACHER
Mrs. Ramona grew up in Germany and moved to the United States in 2013. She has four children ages 7 months to 20 years old. She has always had an interest in early childhood education and taught at a Kindergarten school in Germany. She is happy to continue learning and teaching here at GCBC Preschool. She loves reading, history, and spending time with her family.
Mrs. Laura B. - Director
Mrs. Laura is a mom of two and loves exploring with her students and learning about the world around them and God's very special role in their lives. She is excited to see the growth that occurs with our students as they progress through our preschool program. She is always looking to provide a variety of activities for her classes including cooking, music, yoga, science, art, and reading, just to name a few. She has been involved with the preschool since 2005, first as a parent, then teaching, then directing since 2014.
Rev. Brian Burnette - Minister to Children & Spiritual Formation
Pastor Brian has been the Minister of Childhood Education Grandin Court Baptist Church since 2009. He grew up in Roanoke and, after being away for over a decade, was happy to come back so he could raise his two children in the valley. Pastor Brian is passionate about leading the children through God's Story over the course of each year and loves to give high fives in the hallways. He also enjoys serving with the parents and finding ways to connect the church with the preschool.