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Kim Wixted | Director

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Kim Wixted has been with Bethlehem Preschool for 20 years.  For the last 17 of those years, she has served, first, as the Younger 3's teacher and, more recently, teacher of the Older 3's class.  Upon the retirement of Sissie Hargreaves, Kim was hired to serve as the Preschool Director.  She grew up in Kentucky and graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Economics.  She lives in Brentwood with her husband, David, and has 2 adult children.  She likes to read, go on walks, work out with Miss Maureen, work in the yard and follow the University of Kentucky Wildcats!!

Theresa Stephenson | Assistant Director

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Theresa has been at Bethlehem Preschool for 10 years.  During this time, she has served as the teacher of the 4's class.  With the change in administration, Theresa was hired to serve as the Assistant Director beginning in the 2020-2021 school year.  She graduated from college with a BBA in marketing and worked as v.p. in the mortgage industry for over 15 years.  She currently lives in Franklin with her husband, Matt and their three girls - Hannah, Sophie and Zoe Scout.  She also has a dog - Buddy and a  Cat - Dasher. 

Paula Wilson | Music Teacher/Teacher Assistant

This is Paula's first year to teach Music and Movement at Bethlehem.  She graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in Child Development and Family Relations.  Paula has taught preschool for many years, directed preschools, run summer camps and even sold children's shoes!  She is a preschool teacher, wife, mom, daughter, sister, DIYer and flamingo lover.  She lives in Franklin with he husband Randall; daughter Annelise, a high schooler who makes fun of Paula for talking to everyone and telling them she is a preschool teacher; son Ian, a 4th grader and reluctant toy donator; and Hazelnut, their sweet dog.  Know that if you see Paula out and about town, she'll run across whatever store, street or parking lot, just to say "Hello" and hopefully you'll have a preschooler with you!


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