Meet our 2021-22 Staff
Stacey McNiel, Co-Director
Ms. Stacey is a proud graduate of Central Baptist Preschool in Mobile, Alabama where she was born. She loves Monday, the color of the sky, and Olive Octopus in the Zoophonics lessons. Along with leading the school, she also teaches music and transforms into “Dr. S” for science. She has worked at SRBWS since 2016
Rev. Harrison Litzell, Co-Director
Mr. Harrison graduated from Faith Christian School Preschool in Sarasota, Florida. He loves a good Saturday, the color purple, and can’t get enough of Xavier Fox from Zoophonics. While not working in the office with Ms. Stacey, he leads in Chapel and does his best to keep up at play time. He has worked at SRBWS since 2019.
Lisa Mixon, Pre-K Teacher
Ms. Mixon graduated from Doraville Presbyterian Preschool here in Atlanta! She is a lifelong Atlanta resident and loves the color blue, Thursdays, and Allie Alligator. She has been a teacher at SRBWS since 1991.
Rashette Walker, Pre-K Teacher
Ms. Walker graduated from Arnett Kindergarten in Sylvania, Georgia. She is a fan of Kayu Kangaro, Sundays, and the color red. Ms. Walker has been a part of SRBWS since 2016.
Jillian Wilkes, Three's Teacher
Ms. Jillian is a graduate of SRBWS! She is a lifelong member of Smoke Rise Baptist Church and resident of Georgia. She also loves Kayu Kangaroo, as well as Fridays, and purple and teal. She has been a teacher at SRBWS since 2019.
Tanya Gongora, Three's Teacher
Ms. Tanya is an alumna of All Saint School in Belize City, Belize. She loves “T” week in the Stars class and the color black. Her favorite day of the week is Fun Friday. She began subbing in 2018 and joined the SRBWS Team in 2018.
Katie El-Alam, Toddlers and Two's Teacher
Ms. Katie is an Atlanta native and went to preschool just down the road at Pinelake Baptist Church. She enjoys a good Sunday and can’t get enough of sage and mint green. She joined SRBWS in 2019 and loves that Catina Cat is at toward the beginning of the Zoophonics year.
Betelehem Haile, Toddlers and Two's Teacher
Ms. Betehelem is from Ethiopia and joined SRBWS in 2019. Her favorite day of the week is Friday and loves the color black. She waits all year to teach Zeke the Zebra.
Ginger Tankersly, Music Teacher
Ms. Ginger was born in San Mateo, CA, went to Kindergarten in New York, and now calls Lilburn home. She loves Saturdays, turquoise, and thinks Gordo Gorilla deserves a little more attention. She began teaching at SRBWS in 2016.