"Let the Little Children Come to me..." Matthew 19:14


       Exceptional Christian Education

Faculty & Staff

Director and Younger MDO  Teacher (2.-2.5-year-olds) 
Rachel Tompkins
Mrs. Tompkins holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Concordia University Wisconsin.  She has taught at OSLA for 12 years and was named News 2’s “Educator of the Week” in 2010.  Mrs. Tompkins is excited to be able to share the love of Christ with each child in her classroom! "For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11

Phone: (615) 833-1500, X 105
Email: Rachel Tompkins
Administrative Assistant-
Kim Fulghum

Kim has been with us for 2 years. She is the smiling face you see each morning and the friendly voice you hear on the phone. She is such a blessing to OSLA!

Phone: (615) 833-1500 X 300
Email: Kim Fulghum
Older MDO Teacher ( 2.5-3 year olds)-
Yvette Ciampa

This is Yvette's first year with us. She served for many years as a Sunday School Teacher. She brings a lot of joy to her students and loves to share the love of Jesus with them!

Phone: (615) 833-1500 X101
Email: Yvette Ciampa


Assistant Director/Admissions-
Kristin Meyers

Kristin has been with OSLA for 2 years, though her heart has been with OSLA for many years as she is a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church and is sister's with Rachel Tompkins who have severed at OSLA for 12 years. Her favorite part of being apart of this wonderful team is hearing the sounds of the little children's footsteps and their beautiful voices each and every day!

Phone: (615) 833-1500 X 302
Email: Kristin Meyers

Pre-K (3 & 4 -year-olds) -Sandie Akers
Mrs. Akers has been at OSLA for 11 years and has more than 33 years in preschool education.  She loves her students well.  She takes time to value each child as an individual gift of God.

Phone: (615) 833-1500, X 103
Email: Sandie Akers
Younger MDO Teacher Aide ( 2-2.5 years old)-
Tracy Booher

This is Tracy's first year at OSLA, though she has served as a Speech Pathologist for our center in the past. She just loves children and brings such a joy into the classroom. Her smile is contagious and we are blessed to have her at OSLA!