UPPER EAST

WELCOME TO THE UPPER EAST CCR&R

Providing child care resources, referral services, and Quality Coaches for Tennessee’s Carter, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington counties

CONTACT US

If you require further assistance, please contact us at:

Phone: 865.974.7750 
Fax: 865.974.1357 
eastccrr@utk.edu

Due to Covid-19 precautions, our trainings are still being conducted via online Zoom meeting only. As such, the calendar linked here is our online calendar.

When we are able to meet again in person, local trainings will be accessible from this link.

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Quality coaches help child care professionals build knowledge and skills, so they can better educate young children.

They inform families about what to look for in a child care program and how to identify quality, so they can make the best choice for their children. See below to contact a quality coach near you!

Upper East CCR&R provides free training and technical assistance to child care educators across the state to improve the quality of child care for all children.

Technical Assistance

CCR&R Quality Coaches can assist child care programs create safe, inclusive developmentally appropriate environments for children, and provide guidance strategies on behavior management.

Training Workshops

Classes on a variety of topics are scheduled in the evenings, afternoons, and Saturdays and count toward professional development hours. 

MEET THE STAFF

Patty Bowlin
East & Upper East CCR&R Coordinator

Patty Bowlin

Cathy Tredway
Administrative Assistant for East and Upper East CCR&R

Cathy Tredway

Ashleigh Stocton
CCR&R Quality Coach

Ashleigh Stocton

Beth Gaby
CCR&R Quality Coach

Beth Gaby

Serves Hamblen, Greene, Cocke, Hawkins, Grainger, Jefferson, and Hancock Counties.

Robin Pullen
CCR&R Quality Coach

Robin Pullen

Serves Carter, Greene, Johnson, Unicoi, Washington, and Sullivan counties in zip codes 37617, 37618, 37663, and 37686.

Bethany Parker
Family Engagement Quality Coach

Bethany Parker

Serves Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Scott, and Union Counties

Kayla Harwell
Family Engagement Quality Coach

Kayla Harwell

Serves Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Scott, and Union Counties.

Leslie Perry
Health, Safety, & Well-being Quality Coach

Leslie Perry

Serves Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington counties.

Tracy Liebermann
Health, Safety, & Well-Being Quality Coach

Tracy Liebermann

Serves Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Scott, and Union counties.

Heather Lamb
Infant & Toddler Quality Coach

Heather Lamb

Serves Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Scott, and Union Counties.

Kerri Whitt
Infant & Toddler Quality Coach

Kerri Whitt

Serves Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington Counties

Mary Shell
Small Business Support Specialist

Mary Shell

Serves Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington counties.