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Meet our Teachers and Staff

Thank you for allowing us to play an important role in your child’s journey!


Executive Director

Amy Hall


Amy Hall has been the Executive Director at ZCCC for over 2 years now, and it is a job she finds very rewarding. She has been a member at Zion United Methodist Church for over 20 years and was previously the Children's Ministry Director at ZUMC. She is originally from Pennsylvania but has been in Virginia since 1995. She and her husband Dave have 3 beautiful children, Abrielle, Brooke, and Brayden, and have lived in the Zions Crossroads area since marrying in 2001. She loves to spend her spare time with her family, as well as reading and traveling to PA where the rest of her family still resides. She is a huge Steelers, UVA and Louisa Football fan. She loves working at ZCCC and having a small part in helping our amazing children grow to be who God chose them to be!


Assistant Director & Kindergarten Lead Teacher

Ms. Cindy

Ms. Cindy has been at Zion Christian Children’s Center since 2014. She has worked with children for nearly 40 years and has taught 2’s and 4’s, as well as kindergarten where she is teaching currently. She has been married 32 years, has two children and 5 grandchildren.

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Business Administrator and After School Teacher

Ms. Bethany


Ms. Bethany has been with ZCCC since July of 2022. She is so grateful for the opportunity to work for a Christian school that her daughter also has the privilege of attending. A lifelong Virginia native, she enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, making memories with her daughter, Ellie, working with animals and being out in nature, and trips to the beach. One of her favorite things about being at ZCCC is helping children to realize how much they are loved and cherished by God. 


Lead After School and Kids Day Off Teacher

Ms. Katie

Ms. Katie has been with ZCCC intermittently since 2012. She loves spending time with and getting to know the kids under her care here. Her faith is the most important aspect of who she is, and it truly shows. She enjoys reading, Christian concerts and concert photography. She is involved in the Christian music industry as a concert photographer, as well as being a writer for JesusWired, a Christian music news site.


Pre-K 4 Lead Teacher

Ms. Marissa

Ms. Marissa has a background in Behavioral Development and is currently working on completing her CDA. She loves teaching and caring for her students and being a part of their development at such an exciting time in their lives. She encourages her students to learn through play as well as exploring how to communicate their feelings. She is mom to 4 amazing kids (ages 23, 20, 13 and 7). She loves all genres of music and enjoys spending her free time with family and friends.


Pre-K 4 Lead Teacher

Ms. Maelena

Ms. Maelena has been a teacher at ZCCC since 2018. She has worked in childcare for the past 25 years, in both the private and public sector. Ms. Maelena has lived in Virginia for the past 22 years and has been married for 34 years and has 2 grown children. She enjoys hiking and hanging out with friends and family.


Pre-K 3 Lead Teacher

Ms. Amy

Ms. Amy has been with been a teacher here at ZCCC intermittently for many years. She also has several years of experience in the Louisa County school district. She has traveled all over the country as a military veteran! She loves to walk her dog, go on RV trips with her family and reading a good book. She loves anything chocolate and a good iced coffee! 


Pre-K 3 Lead Teacher

Ms. Brittani

Ms. Brittani has been a teacher at ZCCC for 5 years. She loves and enjoys shaping her students by impacting their lives through education. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, especially precious time with her girls, Emerlynn and Ensleigh, as well as church and Bible devotionals. She enjoys collecting all things sunflower, thrifting, and grabbing her favorite coffe at Starbucks. She is grateful to be a part of our children's educations! 


Pre-K 2 Lead Teacher

Ms. Heather

Ms. Heather has been a teacher at ZCCC for over 5 years. She has been a native of Louisa for 31 years before moving to Gordonsville. In 2021 her Ms. Heather and her husband welcomed their precious little angel, Harmony! In her spare time, she loves spending time with family, singing and going to church. She is always excited to be here at ZCCC and to help her students and their families! 


Pre-K 2 Lead Teacher

Ms. Andrea

Ms. Andrea joined the ZCCC family after spending 2 years in college, where she took courses in education and childhood development. She has worked with all age groups here at ZCCC and has since become one of our lead 2-year-old teachers. Since working here, she has further fallen in love with childcare and has continued her childhood development education. She is also MAT trained. In her free time, Ms. Andrea enjoys spending time with her family, singing, reading, and crochet. 


Pre-K 2 Assistant Teacher

Ms. Kaylen

Ms. Kaylen has been with ZCCC since early 2022. This is her first job in childcare, and she says it was a great choice, as ZCCC is filled with lots of love for our students! She is the oldest out of 3 siblings. Some of the things that bring her joy are painting and reading. 


Pre-K 1 Lead Teacher

Ms. Jennifer

Ms. Jennifer has been with ZCCC for over two years. In her free time, she enjoys doing living history displays with her husband, jewelry making, as well as crochet and knitting. Ms. Jennifer has a big heart and is always willing to help those in need. She loves watching her tiny students grow and learn! 


Pre-K 1 Assistant Teacher

Ms. Krysten

Ms. Krysten is one of the newest members of the ZCCC family, and she is so excited to be a part of the team here. She is a Louisa native and has attended Macedonia United Methodist Church her whole life. She is a graduate of LCHS and is currently attending PVCC for Nursing to become a midwife. She has worked with children through Louisa Parks and Rec for the last 3 years and thoroughly enjoyed her time with them. In her free time, Ms. Krysten enjoys time with family and friends, photography, shopping and movies, and just relaxing at home.


Teacher's Assistant

Ms. Melissa

Ms. Melissa has been a faithful follower of Zion Christian Children’s Center since 2019 when her son, Asher, attended Pre-K 3. She was born and raised in Virginia and studied early education, psychology and special education in high school and college. She loves crafts of all kinds, spending time with family and friends and creating a world of fun for her son along with her husband.

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