Welcome To CCR&R

The CCR&R Team provides resources and support to child care educators, families, as well as home and center child care facilities across the state of Tennessee.

OUR TEAM

Heather Hicks
Director of the TN Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Heather Hicks

Serves statewide.

Christy Wallsmith
Deputy Director of Infant and Toddler Initiatives

Christy Wallsmith

Serves statewide.

Emily Smith
Family Engagement Coordinator

Emily Smith

Serves Statewide.

Karen Wright
Deputy Director of Specialty Programs & Coaches

Karen Wright

Serves statewide.

Sherry Harpole
Deputy Director of Quality Assurance

Sherry Harpole

Serves statewide.

MARKETING

Carolina Hatfield
Marketing & Communication Specialist - Small Business Focus

Carolina Hatfield

Serves Statewide.

Emma Blevins
Marketing & Communication Specialist - Inclusion Focus

Emma Blevins

Serves Statewide.

Wesley Mayes
Marketing & Public Relations Strategist

Wesley Mayes

Serves statewide.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Amber Freeman
Professional Development Specialist

Amber Freeman

Serves East region.

Briana Woods
Professional Development Specialist

Briana Woods

Serves west region.

Kristian Lewis
Professional Development Specialist

Kristian Lewis

Serves middle region.

Randi Faulkner
CPR and First Aid Certification Manager

Randi Faulkner

West and 1/2 of Middle Counties.

Sarah Vinson
CPR and First Aid Certification Manager

Sarah Vinson

Serves Bledsoe, Grundy, Hamilton, Marion and Sequatchie counties.

Terri McCall
Training & Registration Specialist

Terri McCall

Serves statewide.

SPECIALISTS

Angelika Cason
Coaching Specialist

Angelika Cason

Serves Upper & Mid Cumberland and Central & South Central Regions.

Jerrica Aguilar
Coaching Specialist

Jerrica Aguilar

Serves Southwest and Memphis counties.

Katie Denton-Walls
Early Language and Literacy Specialist: Family Focus

Katie Denton-Walls

Serves statewide.

Kerri Whitt
Coaching Specialist

Kerri Whitt

Serves East, Upper East, and Southeast regions.

Mary Shell
Small Business Support Manager

Mary Shell

Serves Statewide.

Regina Henning
Early Language and Literacy Specialist: Early Childhood Focus

Regina Henning

Serves statewide.

Sarah Moore
Inclusion Specialist

Sarah Moore

Serves Middle region.