Cindy graduated from Western Kentucky University with a degree in Early Elementary Education. Cindy enjoys interacting with children and helping them grow academically, emotionally, and spiritually.
Cindy grew up in the Hermitage area. After graduating from WKU with a degree in Early Elementary Education, she then taught kindergarten in TN and TX. Cindy and her husband, Ryan, were married in 1997, moved to Austin, TX, from 2001-2005 and now resides in Franklin with her family and have two (adopted) children Pearce and Allie. Pearce and Allie were both in CV Prep, so Cindy has experienced CV Prep as a parent, substitute teacher, teacher and currently as director. The Cornelius family has been members of Clearview since 2006.
Cindy enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and watching Pearce and Allie play ball.
Color: Blue (all shades)
Sweet Treat: Ice cream, Ghirardelli Dark chocolate w/sea salt caramel
Judy Winton has been a member of ClearView since November 2020. She previously taught at CCC for 1.5 years before working for WCS as an Attendance Secretary for the last 7 years while her kids were in college. She has just recently returned to ClearView Prep as the Assistant Director. She graduated from Tennessee Tech University with a B.S. in Elementary Education. Judy and her husband David have been married since 1990 and have 2 sons – Seth and his wife Niki who live in Ooltewah, TN, and Cole who graduated from UTC in December 2021. Judy loves the opportunity to help in all the ClearView Prep classrooms and be with all the teachers and students. In her free time, she loves to read (especially on the beach), quilt, cook, cheer on her UT Vols, and spend time with family and friends.
Color: Pink, Aqua/Robin’s Egg Blue
Sweet Treat: Reece’s mini (wrapped) cups
Soda or Drink: Peach Tea, Starbucks chai tea latte (hot – no water added, cold – light ice, extra chai)
Fast Food Restaurant: Chick fil a
Sit Down Restaurant: Connors, Carrabba’s, Olive Garden
Place to Shop: Target, JoAnn, Hobby Lobby, Chicos
Hobbies: Reading, quilting, cooking, cheering on UT Vols
Marissa moved to Franklin from Houston, TX in 2015 and feels very blessed to live in such a beautiful place with such kind hearted people.
She attended Texas A&M University earning a B.A. in Psychology. After college she worked for the Texas A&M University Child Development Center as a lead in the three year old class. Marissa & her husband moved to Dallas for a year and after returning to Houston she taught the threes for Humble ISDs Early Head Start program.
The Hromadkas have been blessed with two beautiful children (Bella and Luke) and she felt God calling her to teach in a Christian preschool setting. This allowed her to be with her children and strengthen their love for learning about the Lord. CCC reminded her so much of the school she loved so much, but had to leave to relocate. She immediately knew that ClearView was the right place for her. She feels blessed to have a spot on staff with the infants where she can continue doing what she loves.
Kelly is from Alabama and graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2001. She married her high school sweetheart, Will on December 1, 2001. After marrying, they have lived in Atlanta, Charlotte, and now Franklin. They have 2 children, Alexy and Trey.
Kelly’s has been at CCC, since 2018. She has been a Sunday school teacher for 2-year old’s to high schoolers. She is also on staff at ClearView as the Paid Childcare Coordinator. As part of the preschool team at ClearView she helps in many of the ClearView/CCC preschool activities such as Playcation. Both of Kelly’s children attended Christian preschool so she knows the importance of teaching kids Bible stories and songs at an early age. She loves seeing the children singing the songs they have learned and knowing Bible stories they have learned at preschool and church.
Tracy began teaching at CCC in 1995 and has been teaching preschool for over 30 years. She lives in Franklin and is married to Kyle.
They have two daughters, Elizabeth and Sarah, and three grandchildren whom all attend CCC. She loves teaching preschool, baseball (especially Vanderbilt baseball), traveling and spending time with family.
Neeka Blankenship lives in Franklin, TN along with her husband Kevin and their son Kevin Chase. Neeka teaches in our MOPs program and, also, is a Sunday school teacher in our Kindergarten class where she and her husband have taught since 2008. Her son is also a junior teacher in the class. Neeka is excited to be part of the CCC team.
Barbara Harville has been blessed and has had the joy and privilege of being a teacher at CVP since 2004, two years of those as a substitute. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education from Oklahoma State University.
While in Oklahoma she actively volunteered at her church in various preschool/children’s ministries including teaching 3rd grade Sunday school, and also worked 12 years at an Oklahoma Baptist Agency working for the state preschool/children’s consultant .
Born and raised in Oklahoma, Barbara and her husband, Kent, and daughter, Allison, picked up their roots from Oklahoma in 2002 and moved to Franklin, joining ClearView within a couple months. They have two married daughters, one living in Oklahoma and the other in Michigan, and five grandchildren with one on the way.
At ClearView, Barbara also has been involved in the preschool/children’s ministry since joining and has had the joy of teaching some of the children she taught previously at CVP.
Sweet Treat: Dark chocolate w/ almonds & sea salt
Soda or Drink: Tea with mango from Sonic, Herbal tea bags any flavor
Fast Food Restaurant: Chick-fil-A, Sonic, Subway, McAlister’s
Sit Down Restaurant: Cheddars, O’Charleys, Outback
Place to Shop: Belk, Kirklands, TJ Maxx
Hobbies: Spending time with husband, children, and grandchildren, gardening, decorating, exercising, site seeing, and watching movies with her husband
Along with her husband, Phil, Pat Davis moved from Memphis to Franklin in 1993. After a 20-year career as a Medical Secretary, Pat started a second career as a preschool teacher here at CCC. This is her 20th year. She enjoys ministering to children and parents.
Pat and Phil are members of ClearView Baptist Church. They have one daughter, who lives in Vero Beach Florida, along with their granddaughter. Their grandson lives in Franklin. When she isn’t teaching, Pat enjoys gardening, reading, and traveling.
Allergies: Bee Venom, Diabetic
Sweet Treat: Ice Cream – no sugar added, sugar-free dark chocolate candies
Soda or Drink: Diet Dr. Pepper
Fast Food Restaurant: Chick fil a, Nashville Pizza
Marian moved with her family to Franklin in 2014. She and her husband have been married for 30 years. They have four children and one daughter-in-law. Marian has navigated her children through seven relocations and became a stay-at-home mom while her husband’s job regularly required him to travel. She loves to travel as well. She also loves to bake and play games, but most of all she enjoys spending time with her family.
Now that her children are almost all grown, she feels called to CV Prep. Marian loves the Lord and loves children and wants to use the gifts that God has given her. She has taught Sunday School & VBS in the past, and now is excited to teach preschool!
Christy and her husband Tom moved to Franklin in the fall of 2015. They have 3 boys, William, Andrew, and Benjamin. She holds a B.S. and a Masters of Education from James Madison University. Christy began teaching in the field of Early Childhood Special Education in Virginia in 2000. While her boys were young, she led the 4 year old class at Westminster Presbyterian in Waynesboro, Virginia. As her family moved from Virginia, to Texas, and now Tennessee, she has continued to remain close to children and education through Sunday School, VBS, substitute teaching, leading art classes and hosting Backyard Kids Club here at ClearView. She is very excited to be a part of CV Prep!
Patti Connally, her husband, and two children have been members of ClearView Baptist Church since 1999. Both her daughter and son graduated from CV Prep. Patti has taught in the CV Prep program since September 2005, teaching all but one of those years in the pre-K classroom. Before becoming a CV Prep teacher, Patti taught early childhood special education in the public school system for eight years. She has both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Special Education and works in the ministry for special needs students at ClearView on Sunday mornings.
Teaching preschoolers is Patti’s passion and spiritual gift. It is a joy to spend each Tuesday and Thursday working with these precious students and ministering to their families! She loves seeing a child’s face light up with excitement when a new skill is learned and takes the responsibility of preparing her students for kindergarten very seriously. The Bees class is always buzzing with fun activities, love, and laughter!
Marla and her family have lived in Franklin since 1996. She graduated from the University of Alabama where she earned her BA in Psychology. Marla has been working with children most of her life and is so excited to be at CV Prep! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loves to read, work in the yard and be near a pool. In the summer she coaches a summer league swim team and loves talking about swimming.
Birthday: June 12
Teacher Supplies: colored pens
Favorite Sweet Snack: granola with chocolate
Favorite Soda or Drink: Coffee, Water
Favorite Fast Food: Chickfila Favorite Sit Down Restaurant – Merridee’s
Places to Shop: Target, Finley’s, Amazon
Hobbies: reading, gardening, walking
Favorite Sports Team: University of Alabama, Nashville Preds
Favorite Charities: Make a Wish, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital