Programs

Infant Care

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Here at FBSCEC we are honored to have the opportunity to care for your child. We place an emphasis on showing your child God’s Love. Our Infants are on the schedule that their parents set for them. We conduct a visit with our new families before their first day to insure that our teachers are familiar with your child’s schedule. We pride ourselves on partnering with our parents to meet the needs of your growing family.

Staff

Vivian White Vivian White

I am married, have 1 son, 2 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. I am a graduate of Furman University and taught 3rd grade in Greenville County for 12 years. For the over 20 years, I have been an Infant teacher at the CEC.  My hobbies are reading and photography.

Hattie Campbell

I have one son and two granddaughters. Simpsonville has always been my hometown. High school graduate, Child Care Associate Credential 1989, ABC Child Development Credential 2000, and SC First Steps Early Childhood Credential 2002.I like to go shopping, eat out, and watch movies.

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Jane Deaver

God knew the plan he had for me as I have always had a love and compassion for children.  I am a teacher and day Mother for all the infants. I am a member at Rocky Creek Baptist Church where I sing in the choir.  I am a Breast Cancer Survivor for over 13 years, and I give God praise, honor, and glory for my healing.

I have been married to my husband Steve for over 35 years.  We have a son, daughter-in-law, and three wonderful grandchildren.  I worked in banking for 23 years.

I enjoy flowers, walking, reading, shopping, eating out, and spending time with my family.  I love, love, love the beach!

 

 

 

 

Glenda Soper

 

Reba Nelson

I retired from Michelin after 31 years.  I have 3 children and 6 grandchildren.

I enjoy reading and eating Mexican, Japanese and Applebees.

Jackie Chapman

 

Haley Rivera

 

Creeper Care

 

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Our Creeper class follows a class schedule set for their room.  They spend time playing and learning in their environment, reading books, working puzzles and completing art projects. Our friends in the creeper room have met new milestones: they are drinking from cups, and they are progressing towards only napping once per day.  Our Creeper class is a great place for your child to grow in a structured environment, where we can show your child God’s Love.

Schedule

7:00-8:00 Greeting and Free Play
8:00-9:00 Puzzles, Bubbles, Books and Music
9:00-9:30 Snack
9:30-11:00 Change Diapers, Free Play and Story Time
11:00-11:45 Lunch
11:45-12:00 Change Diapers
12:00-2:00 Nap time
2:00-2:30 Change Diapers
2:30-3:00 Snack
3:00-5:00 Change Diapers, Music and Free Play
5:00-6:00 Mommy and Daddy Pickup time

Staff

DSCN2506 Merry Rampergash

I have been working at the CEC for 1 year this September.  I have been married to my wonderful husband Nigel for 11 years.  We have two wonderful boys, Ethan who is 10 and Elijah who is 6 years old.  We have been living here in Simpsonville for the last 7 years and attend Word of Life church where me, and my husband are teachers in the Sunday School class for the Children’s Department.  We are also teachers in the Boys and Girls Club on Wednesday nights.  I have worked in an orphanage during a mission trip to Oaxaca, Mexico.  I also taught the K4 class at an English/Japanese Christian School in Okinawa, Japan.  As you can see, I love working with children.  I enjoy working here at FBSCEC and love to impart God’s love to the children.  I look forward to watching the children grow up to be the awesome men and women I know they will become.

Tamara Barksdale

 

SGrimaldi Sharon Grimaldi

Graduated from Lander University with a BA degree and married with two children.

Amy Rogers

I graduated from Hillcrest High School. I am married with two children ages 14 and 19 years old. I enjoy reading and shopping.

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Cassie Painter

I am a college student studying in the medical field.

I enjoy crochet and horseback riding.

 

Toddler Care

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Toddlers are on a routine set for their room. Our toddlers are offered several enriching activities which include outside play time, reading books, working puzzles, completing craft projects and weekly music classes. We also make sure that we show and teach our toddlers about the Love of God. Our toddlers eat in their classroom so that our teachers can work on self-help skills such as using utensils, drinking from cups, and sitting at the table.

Schedule

7:00-8:00 Greeting and Free Play
8:00-9:00 Puzzles, Bubbles, Books, etc.
9:00-9:30 Recess
9:30-10:00 Snack
10:00-10:50 Story time, colors, songs, shapes, letters, numbers or art projects
11:15-12:00 Lunch
12:00-2:00 Nap time
2:00-2:30 Change Diapers
2:30-3:15 Playground or special play time
3:15-4:00 Snack
4:00-4:30 Centers and Diaper change
4:30-5:00 Playtime, songs and books
5:00-6:00 Mommy and Daddy Pickup time

Staff

Isabella Hoffman

 

 

Lora Lollis

 

 

 
Taylor Payne

I am married, and we have a little girl.  I graduated high school in 2012 in South Georgia.

I enjoy softball, games, and scrap-booking

 

Cierra Ogles

 

Brittany Inabinet

 

K-2

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Our K-2 program is filled with an enriching biblical based curriculum, which teaches our children about numbers, letters, shapes, colors and God’s love. All of our preschool programs here at FBSCEC are based on South Carolina State Standards, so that we can ensure that we are preparing your children for the transition to Elementary School. We also focus on potty training during our K-2 program and offer weekly Science and Music classes to our K-2’s at no additional charge to our parents.

Schedule

8:30-8:45 Circle Time
8:45-9:00 Art
9:00-9:30 Potty/Centers
9:30-10:00 Snack
10:00-10:15 Bible Time
10:15-10:45 Outdoor Play (Rainy Days 10:00-10:30)
10:45-11:00 Circle Activity
11:00-11:30 Potty Time/Centers
11:30-11:45 Story/Song Time
11:45-12:15 Lunch
12:15-2:00 Nap Time
2:00-2:30 Potty Time/Table Toys
2:30-3:00 Snack Time
3:00-3:15 Story/Song Time
3:15-4:00 Outside Play
4:00-4:30 Potty Time/Books
4:30-5:30 Centers
5:30-6:00 Table Toys

Newsletters

Download the newsletter for your child’s class.

2a Class

2b Class

2c Class

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Staff

Ashley Poole

I graduated high school in 2013, and I am working towards my Early Childhood Education degree at Piedmont Tech.  I am single and have a passion for working with children.

Keyiojah Austin

 

Kendal Best

I am married with a beautiful daughter and one little dog named Ace. I have been teaching the two’s for many years.I like Mexican food, Chick-fil-a, Panera Bread, and Moe’s. I also enjoy gift cards, cups and monogram things.

My hobbies are shopping, four-wheeling, reading and crafts.

Tatyana Martin

I am a graduate of Mauldin High School. I am currently taking up nursing at Greenville Tech.  I have a daughter named Kailyn.  I enjoy spending time with her and eating at TGI Fridays.

 

 
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Tori Edwards

I am from Spartanburg.  I’ve played sports my whole life including at the college level.  I have a daughter.

I enjoy sports, shopping, going to church, and playing with my daughter.  I like anything outside and Mexican food.  I dislike rainy days.

 

 

Robin Geisel

I am a happy wife and proud mother of 3 children. Although I grew up in Indiana, I’m excited to call Greenville my home. I enjoy spending time with family, friends, and our 4 pets.

 

 
 

 

 

K-3

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The FBSCEC Preschool Program provides social and learning experiences for children. This gentle nurturing environment encourages creativity and curiosity from each child as they are guided to develop a positive attitude toward learning. Each day’s activities provide numerous opportunities for children to see Christian values modeled and the gospel message presented. The A BEKA curriculum is the primary curriculum used in the preschool and kindergarten.

Schedule

8:30-8:50 Circle Time
8:50-9:30 Centers/Craft/Potty
9:30-9:45 Snack
9:45-10:15 Outside (Rainy Days 10:45-11:15)
10:20-10:45 Seatwork
10:45-11:30 Centers/One on One
11:30-11:45 Bible Story
11:45-12:00 Music/Potty
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-2:00 Nap Time
2:00-2:15 Centers/Potty
2:15-2:30 Snack Time
2:30-3:15 Centers
3:15-4:00 Outside Play
4:00-4:15 Water and Potty
4:15-6:00 Centers

Mondays: Music at 10:15
Tuesdays: Science at 10:15
Thursday: Chapel at 9:00

Newsletters

Download the newsletter for your child’s class.

3a Class

3b Class

3c Class

Staff

Amanda-Web Amanda Crenshaw

I grew up in Simpsonville and graduated from Clemson University in 2004.  I am married with two daughters, two dogs and a cat.

I enjoy reading, watching movies and eating out.

 

Deana Belue

My family and I moved to South Carolina in 1984 from Long Island, New York. I graduated from Wren High School. My husband Scott and I have been married for 18 years and have two wonderful boys, ages 12 and 16. This will be my eleventh year teaching here.

I like USC, the Yankees, all music, and candles.

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 Julie Pritchard Julie Pritchard

Our family moved here from Florida in November 2007. I am married with 3 great children. I graduated from the University of Louisiana in 1991, and I have a degree in Elementary Education.I like chocolate, and I enjoy reading and scrapbooking.

 

Nikki Grimaldi

 

 

Karen-Web Karen Rivers

I grew up in Charleston.  I attended Clemson for my bachelors and masters.  I am married with three children.

I enjoy hiking, reading and watching movies.

 

Brittany White

I graduated from Hillcrest High School.  I am married, and we are now expecting our first child.  I have been working in childcare for 6 years.  I enjoy reading, painting, and crafts.

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Brenda Harrison 

 

K-4

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The FBSCEC Preschool Program provides social and learning experiences for children in a gentle nurturing environment. Teachers encourage creativity and curiosity from each child as they guide them to develop a positive attitude toward learning. Each day’s activities provide numerous opportunities for children to see Christian values modeled and the gospel message presented. The A BEKA curriculum is the primary curriculum used in the preschool and kindergarten.

Schedule

8:30-8:50 Pledge/Prayer
8:50-9:00 Skills Development
9:00-9:20 Alphabet with Phonics Sounds
9:20-9:40 Handwriting
9:40-10:00 Language Development
10:00-10:20 Snack
10:20-10:45 Bible Lesson
10:45-11:15 Outdoor/Gym Play
11:20-11:35 Story Time or Books
11:35-11:45 Pack up for preschool early dismissal
11:45 Preschool Dismissal
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-2:10 Nap
2:10-2:30 Snack
2:30-4:00 Play Centers
4:00-4:45 Outdoor/Gym Play
4:45-5:50 Play Centers/Story Time/Art Games

Wednesdays: Music at 8:45
Thursdays: Chapel at 9:00
Friday: Science at 9:30

Newsletters

Download the newsletter for your child’s class.

4a Class

4b Class

4c Class

Staff

Sherri Conti
Shelby Geddings 
Beth-Web Beth Gar

I’m a graduate of Mauldin High School. I’m married with two children, a daughter who is attending Clemson University and a son who is a senior at Hillcrest High School. We are church members at Simpsonville 1st Baptist. This is my 13th year working at the CDC with the 4 year olds.  I love to read, shop, watch movies, and eat out.

You can email me at [email protected]

Ann Tucker

I have an Associates degree in Marketing. I am married to Randy, and we have two children. Josh is graduate student at the USC. Justin graduated from Woodmont High School.I like gardening and spending time with my family.

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Kathy Barnett

I have lived in Simpsonville for the last 23 years. I am married and have 3 daughters and 3 grandchildren. I like to read (especially romance and contemporary Christian books). I like to eat and enjoy any kind of food. I enjoy working with children and teenagers.  I am an avid Carolina fan and attend all their sports events.

Hannah Davis

I graduated from Ware Shoals High School in 2013.  I’ve graduated from Culinary School and am now at Greenville Tech studying Early Childhood Education.  My plan is to transfer to USC Upstate.  My true passion is to work with kids.  I am single with 3 fur babies.

I enjoy archery, movies, cooking, and spending time with my family and friends.

Cynthia Fulmer Cynthia FulmerI graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Early Childhood Education.  I taught 2nd grade, K5 and now K4.  I am married with two children and three grandchildren.

I enjoy reading and spending time with my grand kids

Savannah Tolbert

I am a student at Greenville Tech working toward a B.S. in ECE.  I am single living with my parents and older brother.

I enjoy writing, reading, attending concerts, shopping and photography.

 

Summer Pingry

After School Care

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Our After School program is for ages K5 through 5th grade.  We pick up from the following schools in the afternoon: Simpsonville, Bell’s Crossing, Bryson, Fork Shoals and Plain. We use the 15 passenger government regulated mini-buses to transport our children to and from schools and on field trips. These buses are designed specifically for small children and are equipped with seat belts.

Schedule

During the school year, our schedule is as follows:
2:30-3:00 – Bus pickup at local schools and snack at daycare upon arrival
3:00-4:00 – Homework Time (teacher assisted). K5 and First grades only have a 30 minute homework time.
4:00-4:45 – Center/Free Play
4:45-6:00 – Gym/Playground Time

During the summer months, we offer full-day daycare for rising K5 and 1st graders with daily activities in house and weekly field trips. 2nd through 5th graders participate in a summer camp where they do several field trips each week such as swimming at a local pool, bowling, skating, Frankie’s Fun Park, local museums, etc. We charge a one time summer camp activity fee at the beginning of the summer for all trips.

Other important information

K5 and 1st graders are together in a classroom. Our 2nd through 5th graders are in a separate wing. We do offer childcare services for enrolled children on teacher workdays and school holidays for an extra charge per day. If the children are here all week, such as for Christmas break, Spring Break, or summer break there is charge per week. Our center is closed only for major holidays. Please refer to our School Calendar for a listing.

Staff

 

Patrick Thompson

I grew up at Connie Maxwell. While I was there, I got to teach at the after school program. I went to North Greenville University and studied theater. I am married with two children, a boy and a girl.

Myasiah Prince