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Meet our Teachers!

Gabi Ferrell

Mrs. Ferrell has lived in Forest, Virginia for her whole life. She graduated in 2018 with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in English. She is married to her sweet husband Bailey.  She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, playing with her dogs, and reading in her free time.  Mrs. Ferrell is excited for a fun-filled year in kindergarten!

Kendra Harvey
Mrs. Harvey grew up a military brat, mostly in Virginia. She graduated high school in Alexandria, Va, and went to college in Richmond at VCU. That is where she received her undergrad in teaching. She is married and has three sons. After having a family, she decided to get her masters degree from Averett University in Curriculum and Instruction. Mrs. Harvey has taught kindergarten for 23 years! She taught first grade for 2 years, and third grade for 1 year, but her heart is with the little ones in K! Mrs. Harvey loves to walk and ride bikes! She and her husband are total "foodies!" They love to try new restaurants! For this reason, she really wants to start running again!

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Lisa Jefferson
Mrs. Jefferson graduated from Bluefield College in December 2002 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.  She then worked at a doctor’s office.  After several years, she decided to pursue her dream and go back to get her Master’s degree in Elementary Education. She graduated from Liberty University in 2008.   Through the years she has taught first grade, preschool, and kindergarten. She loves teaching kindergarten and can’t wait to be your child’s teacher. When she is not teaching, she loves spending time with her husband of 13 years, Steven and her two boys, Cole and Parker. She enjoys being outdoors, playing with her boys, reading, exercising, and playing softball. Mrs. Jefferson believes all children are unique individuals who learn in many ways. She believes in helping each child do their best academically, socially, emotionally, and physically so that they can succeed in the classroom and in their future.  

Heather Sexton
Mrs. Sexton is a graduate of Rustburg High School and Lynchburg College.  She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, walking, being outdoors, and reading books in her spare time.  If she could be anywhere in the world, she'd be on the beach!  It's her happy place!!  She believes teaching kindergarten is a joy, and she likes to make learning fun for her students!  Seeing the smiles on their faces makes her day!