Stargazers: Karen, Michelle, Nickie



Karen has worked for more than 10 years with young children, and is very excited to join The Little School! Karen lives in Carrboro with her daughter and is very involved with Aspire Research, Girl Scouts, and The Autism Society.  Her weekends are spent at the beach, the zoo, or geocaching.... She and her daughter also enjoy horseback riding. Her favorite children's book is Oh The Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss. "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you are the one who'll decide where to go" - Dr. Seuss - Oh, The Places You'll Go!


Michelle has been in childcare for many years beginning as a teenager doing babysitting jobs, then working in early childcare centers and most recently in the public school setting. She holds an Associates Degree in Clinical Trial Research. Michelle is a lifelong resident of Hillsborough, where she lives with her two teen children and husband, who is a police office. She is excited to have joined the Little School Family.


Nickie has worked in childcare for over 10 years.  She is ecstatic to be joining The Little School family.  She lives in Mebane with her husband and two children, a daughter 5 and a son 1. Nickie is currently enrolled at Alamance Community College, finishing up her Associates degree in Early Childhood Education.  She will be finished with her degree in December 2016.  Nickie’s free time is spent with her family and extended family.  She loves swimming and going to the beach.  She and her family are big on outdoor fun!