• Two Year Old Class

    Kim Anderton – M-F class
    Mrs. Anderton is originally from Lenoir City Tennessee. She has lived in Knoxville since 2001 after graduating from MTSU with a bachelor’s in elementary education. She has taught ages from infants to pre k in a preschool setting and also taught kindergarten at Hardin  Valley  Elementary. She taught pre k for 3 years before joining West Hills. Mrs. Anderton is married with two teen children.

    Aleah Hopkins – M-F class
    Ms. Aleah grew up in Maryville, TN and recently graduated from Maryville College with a degree in Health and Wellness Promotion. Teaching healthy and happy children has always been important to Aleah and she is so excited to be a part of the West Hills family! Aleah currently lives in Knoxville with her 2 rambunctious cats.

    Melissa Stevens – T/Th class
    Melissa Stevens is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee, where she received her Bachelors and her Juris Doctor degrees. After years of practicing law, Melissa followed her heart to pursue her lifelong dream of teaching young children, particularly at West Hills Baptist Preschool, which both she and her two children attended. Melissa has been teaching and loving two year olds at West Hills since 2016, and there is nowhere else she would rather be!

    Chrissy Hurley – T/Th class
    Mrs. Hurley is a native of Knoxville and attended the University of Tennessee.  Prior to joining our staff she worked in retail for many years. Mrs. Hurley joined the twos class in 2008 and loves every minute of it. She and her husband have one son.

    Andrea Barger – MWF class
    Andrea Barger is originally from Lexington Kentucky and grew up in Hendersonville Tennessee. She moved to Knoxville in 2002 to complete her degree in Interior Design. After marrying and having children, she left her career in interior design and has operated a private in-home day care for the past seven years. Andrea is excited to join the West Hills family and continue her love of childhood care and development. Andrea and her husband have two children.