Pandas (Younger 2’s)

Barbara Reed

A Michigan native, Barbara Reed moved to Franklin, TN in 1989. Her husband, Alan was transferred in his job as a Saturn Industrial Engineer. They started attending ClearView Baptist Church shortly after they moved.

Barbara graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Education (chemistry and mathematics). She worked for Chrysler Corporation for nine years as a Materials Engineer. She enjoyed being a stay-at-home mom while her children were preschoolers, and started teaching at ClearView Children’s Center when her youngest went to kindergarten.

Barbara has been teaching at CCC since 1995. She also loves teaching preschoolers in Sunday school. She loves Jesus and considers it a joy and privilege to teach children about God, Jesus, and the Bible. It is her ministry!

Barbara & Alan have 2 grown children & 6 grandchildren.  Barbara loves to read & grow Iris.

Barbara's Favorites

Monogram: BBR

Birthday: March 29

Allergies: Corn & Nuts

Hobbies: Reading, Growing Iris


Color: Blue

Flower: Iris (Allergic to flower scents)

Teacher Supplies: Small Notepads, Post It Notes

Sweet Snack: Cherry Pie, Pure Protein Bars

Soda or Drink: Water, Celestial Seasonings Tea: Raspberry, Zinger

Fast Food Restaurants: Jason’s Deli, Panera

Sit Down Restaurants: Cheddars, Sopapillas

Places to Shop: Belk, Kohl’s

Sports Team: UT Tennessee Vols

Charities: Graceworks, Second Harvest Food Bank

Season: Winter

Nikki King

Nikki is the mother to four precious children. Nikki graduated from New Orleans Theological Seminary with a degree in Christian Education. She has served as children’s minister and preschool minister, as well as a preschool teacher and director in the state of Mississippi and Louisiana.  She has also been a piano teacher and a children’s choir director for many years.  This is her first year teaching at CCC.  She enjoys sewing and embroidery and has her own boutique business where she creates and designs personalized shirts and clothing for children and adults.  She also enjoys singing in the choir and with her children.

Nikki's Favorites

Birthday: June 4

Allergies: None

Favorite Color: Blue

Favorite Flower: Sunflower

Favorite Teacher Supplies: Sharpies, markers, paint

Favorite sweet snack/dessert: Cheesecake, chocolate cake

Favorite Soda or Drink: Peach Tea, Coke

Favorite Fast Food: Zaxby’s, Chick-fil-A

Favorite Sit-Down Restaurant: Cracker Barrel, Applebees

Favorite Place to Shop: JoAnn’s, Hobby Lobby

Hobbies: Embroidery, crafting

Favorite Sports Team: None

Favorite Charities: Front Porch Ministries

Favorite Season: Fall & Winter