Our preschool Director
Cheri Lindsley has over 30 years experience in Early Childhood Education. Among other responsibilities, she has extensive experience as a classroom teacher and program director. Cheri came to First Presbyterian in 2013 from Tennessee State University where she served as a Coordinator for the Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA) and was an Anchor for the Tennessee Star Quality Program. Cheri is an adjunct instructor at Nashville State Community College. She is a frequent presenter at state, regional and national early childhood conferences. She also serves as President of the Tennessee Association for the Education of Young Children and is the facilitator for the Tennessee Reggio Study Group. Cheri is an avid life-long learner passionate about providing best experiences for young children through a constructivist model to early childhood education.
First Presbyterian Preschool has a dedicated and talented teaching team. Our teachers have college degrees and stay current in early childhood proven practice through professional development opportunities throughout the year. All staff members are certified in First Aid; Adult, Child, and Infant CPR; and A.E.D.