Meet Our Ones' Teacher

Maryana Rodriguez has a passion for kids and being a teacher has always been her dream job. She has served in the preschool ministry at Crossroads Church for the past five years, and is so thrilled to be teaching at the Academy. She is so thankful for the opportunity to play a role in these sweet babies lives and looks forward to an amazing year! 


Meet Our Twos' Teachers

Michelle Nails enjoys teaching the little ones about God's love and feels blessed to work alongside Cheryle Austin in "the two's"! She finds it a joy to teach the energetic two year olds and is looking forward to another fabulous year! Michelle is married to Chad and they have called Crossroads Church their home church for over ten years. They are the proud parents of four kids: two daughters and two sons.


Cheryle Austin has enjoyed working with children in preschool for the past 20 years. Watching them grow and learn has been very rewarding and she looks forward to each new little one that she is blessed to meet. Cheryle is married and has two children. 


Meet Our Threes' Teachers

Cristina Sirmons is married and blessed with four children and four grandchildren. She has a certificate in Early Childhood Education with 30 years of experience. Cristina said she knew at a very young age that God had given her the special gift to care, nurture and to teach children. Cristina’s hobbies are clogging, crocheting, sewing, scrapbooking and spending time with family.


Kelly Tally is starting her third year teaching the three-year-old class. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, volunteering at Crossroads Church, and going to the lake every chance she gets. She has been married for 11 years and has two kids, Joseph and Josie. 


Meet Our Fours' Teachers

Melissa Sirmons is a happily married mother of two who loves working with children! She has an early childhood education certificate from Chattahoochee Technical College. Mrs. Melissa has also worked with all age groups and hopes to teach Kindergarten soon. Her hobbies include crafts, hiking, and video games!


TJ Resko has been teaching preschool and pre-k for 12 years. She is a member of Crossroads Church and volunteers with middle schoolers. She loves working and teaching students and has a drive and passion to help them succeed. She married and has three kids.