Dianne Hambly | Ducklings class 

Dianne will be starting her seventh year in the baby room at Bethlehem Preschool … her colleagues refer to her as “the baby whisperer.”  Dianne is the proud mother of 5 wonderful children (Austin, Derrick, Timothy, Johnathan and Amanda).  She hails from the great state of California.  She has been in Tennessee 14 years now.

Heather Crawford | Honeybees class 


Heather is beginning her first year as the teacher in our toddler class, having served as a PDO Teacher Assistant last year at Bethlehem Preschool.  She has 15 years of experience working in a preschool setting.  Heather is married to Hanley and has two children, Trip and Emerson.  Heather enjoys reading, traveling, going to the lake, and spending time with her dogs, Maizy and Oscar.  

Tina Bartlett | Turtles class

Tina Bartlett began working at Bethlehem Preschool as the Assistant Director.  Last year, she decided to nurture her love of children and became a full-time teacher at the preschool.  She grew up in Minnesota and got her degree at Cumberland University.  Tina lives in Franklin with her husband Marshall and two daughters Emmaline and Erin.  She likes to read, go on walks, and spend time with family and friends.  

Kim Sherrod | PDO Teacher Assistant


Kim has been with Bethlehem Preschool for 2 years.  She had the opportunity to sub for several teachers prior to being hired and looks forward to working with the children on a consistent basis.  Kim is married to Bryan and they have two children, Mae and Mack.  Kim enjoys cooking, sports, and gardening.  She will be assisting Miss Tina and Miss Christina.

 Jenny Rippy | PDO Teacher Assistant


Jenny is starting her second year with us at Bethlehem Preschool.  She is a native-Nashvillian and is assisting Miss Dianne and Miss Heather.  Miss Jenny and Miss Jessi, who is a Pre-k teacher assistant are sisters, and we are fortunate to have both of them on staff.