Staff Bios

Mikki Champion, Teacher

Mikki has worked in preschools and classrooms since 2008. She and her family are active members of Cedar Lane Church of Christ in Tullahoma. Mikki works hard to help foster a productive and encouraging classroom environment and is looking forward to working with our beginners’ classes at Stepping Stones.

Mrs. Misty Collins, Teacher

Misty Collins lives here in Tullahoma with husband, Eric, and their three children. She taught preschool for 3 years at Elk Valley Baptist Academy and has taught at Stepping Stones since 2009. She loves working with children and teaching them Godly values. She loves scrapbooking and taking family trips.

Mrs. Susan Farmer, Teacher

Susan has been teaching since 2001. She graduated from Auburn University in 1985, has been teaching in the Enrichment Fellowship Homeschool Co-op, coaches the Tullahoma Swim club, and teaches bible classes at Cedar Lane church of Christ. Susan and her husband, Steve, have four children, Jonathan, Sarah, David, and Amanda.

Mrs. Jennifer Ray, Teacher

Jennifer has taught in Moore county and Tullahoma City Schools since 1997. Jennifer received her teaching degree from Trevecca Nazarene. She and her husband Jason have three beautiful children and are active members of the Tullahoma community.

Mrs. Emily Rice, Teacher

Emily has taught in both Tullahoma City and Hamilton County schools since 2012. She has a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from MTSU and a Bachelor’s of Business Administration. Emily and her husband Andrew recently moved to Tullahoma where they started Uptown Barre classes in the Long Dance Studio.

Mrs. Carrie Baxter, Director

Mrs. Carrie Baxter has been involved with Stepping Stones since its conception. She has served on both the Preschool Development Board and the Board of Directors since 2006. She has directed the school with the help of Al Rogers since 2009. Carrie is a mother of three, and a foster parent of one, who is active in the local schools, community organizations, and at Highland Hills. She and her husband, Lance, came to Tullahoma with the Air Force in 2000. They are currently involved at East Middle School, THS, the Tullahoma Planning Commission, BSA, Tullahoma Wyldlife, etc. She has a BA in communications/public relations from the University of Denver.

Mrs. Jamie Wulf, Aide

Mrs. Jamie Wulf is a Tullahoma native and an active member of Highland Hills. She has been a teacher and an aide here at Stepping Stones since 2008. Jamie has run a preschool/daycare out of her home and has taught bible classes for preschool–elementary kids. She also helps run the childrens' ministry at Highland Hills. She is married to Mr. Jake Wulf and has three beautiful daughters; Skylar, Samerra and Sasha.

Board of Directors

  • Ms. Margo Lamb, president
  • Mr. Al Rogers, shepherd/certified teacher
  • Ms. Becki Jackson, certified teacher
  • Mrs. Carole Ann Kirksey, grandparent
  • Mrs. Carrie Baxter, director