Lequittia Simpson

Ms. Lequittia has been in childcare for more than 28 years, and she's been at Rushton for thirteen years. Her favorite part of her work is bonding with her babies. She loves rocking them and watching them reach their milestones. She especially loves the moment when she can tell that they recognize and know her as their caregiver.


Jivonda (GeeGee) Ward

Ms. GeeGee recently gave birth to a wonderful baby boy, Josiah. She has been apart of the Rushton Family for more than eight years. She is currently enrolled at Jefferson State Community College to achieve her AA in Child Development Administration. Her greatest moments are witnessing the Infants accomplish their many goals and milestones.


Angie Kay Williams

Ms. Angie has worked in childcare for 21 years, and three of those years have been at Rushton. Her favorite time in class is when she's working with language and literacy: although infants don't use words, she finds that they have a very unique way of communicating. She always enjoys interpreting their signs and signals.




LaQuetta Danzy

Ms. LaQuetta has been at Rushton for eight years, and she's been working in childcare for fifteen years. Her favorite part of her workday is having science time with the Creepers.


Ashley Jones

My name is Ashley Jones; I've been in Child Development for a year. I'm currently working towards my CDA. I enjoy reading and singing with the children.


Dequastaye Sheppard

Ms. Dequastaye (Stayce), has been with Rushton since 2015. She is working towards her CDA. Ms. Stayce enjoys watching children develop and grow. Her favorite part of the day in the Creeper's class is morning circle time; she loves to sing and dance with her students.


Tiny Tots


Yolanda Noble

Yolanda received her Child Development Associate (CDA) credentials in the 1990's, which states that she demonstrate competence in working with children. She has worked in childcare/education for more than 25 years. She is passionate, caring, and love working with children everyday.


Busy Bees


Natasha Parker

Ms. Tasha has been part of the Rushton family for eight years, and she's been working in childcare for more than ten years. Her most satisfying moments in the classroom are when she sees the excitement on the Busy Bees' faces and the joy in their eyes when they accomplish a task.


Nikea Pruitt

Nikea has been working in childcare for more than ten years. She has been apart of Rushton since 2015. Her favorite time with the children is morning group--she loves to watch them learn.


Sunshine Friends

Rainbow Friends


Carolyn (Von) Hrabowski

After receiving her A.A. degree in Child Development, Ms. Von's career began at Rushton in 2012. She is always excited to see the passion the student display as they share their "letter bags" each Friday.


Megan Sauer-Schatz

A graduate of the University of Alabama, Ms. Megan has been teaching 4K for the past eight years, including three years at Rushton. She enjoys teaching young children because the early years of school set the foundation for education. Her favorite moments in class are watching children discover the world around them. She believes that at any age, learning should be fun.