Misty Camden, Executive Director
Misty Camden was raised in Lexington, Virginia and attended the College of Charleston in South Carolina where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1999 with a B.S. in Elementary Education and a minor in Early Childhood Education. Misty began her career teaching special education at Rockbridge Middle School for a year and then transferred to third grade at Fairfield Elementary where she taught for three years. Misty was formally employed by Woods Creek Montessori where she worked for six years as the Summer Camp Director and Assistant to the Director. She lives in Lexington with her family: husband Kris, who is a general contractor, and their two children, Zoe, age 13 who attends Lylburn Downing Middle School and Kohen, age 10, who attends Waddell Elementary.
Ann Sullivan, Assistant to the Director
Ann Sullivan graduated from Loudoun County High School and then was blessed to be a stay at home mom and home school teacher for 21 years before reentering the public workforce. During that time, she was a special education teacher’s assistant for Loudoun County Public Schools. When she relocated to Lexington, she taught at Woods Creek Montessori School for 4 years and joined the staff at Yellow Brick Road in 2015. Ann enjoys spending time with family & friends, decorating, reading, writing, and traveling. Ann is a wonderful cook and has a published cookbook. She has 6 married daughters and 15 grandchildren!
Infant 1 Class
Before coming to teach at Yellow Brick Road in 2013, Allison earned her associates degree in Early Childhood Education. She is currently working on obtaining her CDA and is CPR and First Aid certified. Allison was a supervisor at Sayre Enterprise for 11 years. She is married and has an adorable son who is currently in the Montessori Two's class at Yellow Brick Road. She lives in Natural Bridge Station with her family.
Marissa graduated from Spotswood High School. She’s been working closely with children for several years by volunteering at her church as a Sunday School teacher and also mentoring special needs children for three years. Since graduating high school, Marissa has worked with animals, but recently decided to come work with the children at YBR. She has a beautiful two year old daughter as well as two cats and a dog!
Infant 2 Class (EHS)
Whitney was born and raised in Stephens City, VA. She is a graduate of Sherando High School. Whitney has been married to her wonderful husband Seth for the past 9 years. She has been working closely with children since age 14. Most recently she taught 3 year-olds at Abundant Life Daycare in Stephens City, Va. She enjoys working with children of all ages. Aside from her love for children, her husband and her 6 pound Yorkie mix Coco, she loves books, running and all things chocolate!
Jessica is a recent college graduate from Bridgewater College. She went to school for her Biology degree, but she has always had a passion for children. Jessica is looking to further her career in child care education. Jessica loves rock-collecting, chocolate, and spending her free time with her family and house cat Angel.
Toddler Class (EHS)
Chasity Austin is a graduate of Rockbridge County High School. She is married with two boys, Zach and Noah. Before coming to YBR, Chasity worked at the local YMCA in childcare for over ten years. She loves everything Tennessee, family, reading, dogs and children.
Jessica Moore is a Rockbridge County High School graduate. She has taken a few courses at Liberty University and is currently enrolled at American Public University, majoring in Family and Child Development. She loves to read, hike, baking, spending time with family. Kids are Jessica's true passion!
2's Class (EHS)
Katherine McDaniel is a sophomore at Dabney S. Lancaster Community college, studying to be a Nurse. She has grown up and still lives in Buena Vista and she have an adorable puppy named Gillie. Katherine enjoys anything that involves being outdoors, and loves working with kids.
Jessica "Renay" Grow
Renay received her BS in Elementary Education from Lynchburg College. She has been teaching children for 5 years and has taught infants to age 5 in the classroom. She also teaches horseback riding lessons to all ages! Renay enjoys barrel racing and her husband and her travel just about every weekend to a show. She has 4 dogs, a mini pig, and 6 horses. Renay has a true passion for teaching and learning!
2’s Class (Montessori)
Corbin received her BS in Early Childhood & Elementary Education from Centenary College. She is also a certified Infant & Toddler Montessori Teacher. Corbin has been teaching children for over 30 years! She is an animal lover who loves to read, sew and craft. Corbin enjoys spending time with her two young grandsons.
Samantha Kealey graduated from high school in Florida and then moved to Wisconsin where she worked at a daycare center as a 2 year old teacher for two years. After moving back to Florida, Samantha worked in a daycare center in the 1 and 2 year old classroom and as a Pre-K assistant teacher. Samantha just recently moved to Virginia with her Fiancé and 3 year old daughter. In her free time she enjoys being with her family and friends.
Christy has received numerous early childhood development certifications over the past 15 years working at Yellow Brick Road. She also has taken many Early Childhood classes at Dabney S. Lancaster. Christy is currently working to obtain her CDA. Christy loves children and has 5 of her own with husband, TJ. She has a son attending Liberty University, another at Dabney, two at RCHS and one at Central Elementary. Christy is also a licensed cosmetologist!
Debby is a graduate of the Stonewall Jackson Hospital School of Practical Nursing and is a certified dental x-ray technician. Before joining the staff at YBR over 15 years ago, Debby worked for Stonewall Jackson Hospital and was also a dental assistant. Debby enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She has a strong love for all children and is a big sports fan.
Glenn has a BA in Religion from Erskine College and attended Erskine Theological Seminary for 2 years. He also has a Career Studies Certificate in Childcare from Dabney S. Lancaster. Glenn has been a part of the staff at YBR since 1984 and is an absolute treasure. Before joining the staff at YBR, Glenn was a self-employed painter and carpenter. Glenn enjoys playing guitar, reading, water-color painting and visiting local antique shops.
Vicky grew up traveling the world as her father was an officer in the Air Force. Her mother is British and one of her favorite places to visit is her family in England. Before working at Yellow Brick Road, she was a behavior technician/teacher to children with Autism. She loves spending time with her husband and three cats. Vicky is very excited to be expecting her first child (a son!) due in March.
Tasha has a BS in Criminal Justice/Psychology from Liberty University. She also has an Associates in Child Development. Before joining the staff at YBR, Tasha helped develop a YMCA after school program, taught homebound children for Buena Vista Schools and was a Community Court Coordinator/Case Manager for the Commonwealth’s Attorney Office in Lynchburg. Tasha lives in Concord with her husband and two beautiful children.
Charity has a BS in Elementary Education from Liberty University where she is currently enrolled in a master’s program. She was a research specialist for United Health Group for 10 years before joining the YBR family in March 2015. Charity loves reading, spending time with family & traveling. She has a daughter in kindergarten at Central Elementary and enjoys watching her oldest daughter play lacrosse at RCHS.
Cook & Custodian
Before joining the staff at YBR in 2003, Irma was part of the kitchen staff at Waddell Elementary School. She also has extensive book keeping and hotel service experience. Irma enjoys spending time with her family and helping people in need who live in her neighborhood. She loves the children at Yellow Brick Road and they love her!
Haley Dameron was born and raised in Rockbridge County. She is a recent high school graduate. Haley has an adorable dog named Zach. In her free time she loves to spend time with family and friends. She also enjoys hiking, kayaking, and anything outdoors. Being around children makes her day!
Hannah Siegel is a Junior at Southern Virginia University. She is currently studying Family and Child Development, and looks forward to a career in child care. Hannah has been involved in child care since she was old enough to babysit, and absolutely fell in love with kids. In addition to her love for kids, her love extends to her church, the color yellow, elephants, and her spouse whom she has been married to for over a year.
Anne Katherine graduated from University of Maryland in 2015 with a Bachelors in English Language and Literature. She moved back to Rockbridge County last year to be closer to family and its wonderful community. Some of her hobbies include cooking, gardening, chanterelle foraging, and singing in her parish choir. She absolutely adores children and their endless imaginations!
Whitney was born and raised in Rockbridge County and is a YBR alumna. She recently returned home after living in upstate New York after seven years. She received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Studio Art and Public Policy in 2014 from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Whitney loves children, exploring nature, making art and teaching children. She loves animals and has two kitties named Iris and Queso Purrito.
Katelyn Sorrells was born and raised in Rockbridge County. She is a rising senior at Longwood University, where she is earning a BS in elementary education. She plans to further her education through Longwood’s graduate program, in hopes of becoming a reading specialist. In her free time, she loves reading, being outdoors, and spending time with her family, friends, and her dog Pogo. Katelyn loves working with children of all ages and can’t wait to gain more experience here at Yellow Brick Road!
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