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Our Vision

To lead through providing professionally delivered services to Alabama’s children, families and childcare providers in a responsive, compassionate, and fiscally sound manner.

Our Mission Statement

Providing programs with a purpose.

Our Core Values

The ongoing success of TCR Child Care Corporation is supported through a variety of targeted services that meet the needs of families and young children. With the support of the Board of Directors, TCR is guided by these core values:

An eagerness to treat all people with dignity and respect.

An ongoing commitment to accuracy, efficiency and integrity in compliance.

Partnerships with families and communities to meet individual needs that support a successful life.

Dedication to excellence through quality educational support.

Transformation of barriers to become opportunities to serve each other.

The TCR Leadership Team

Kay Jennings

Executive Director


Christa Wesley

Director, Cheaha Regional Head Start


Toy Train

Anna Knight

Director of
Child Care Partnerships


Angela Thomas

Chief Financial Officer


Janerica Johnson

Region Supervisor, Child Care Central Eligibility, Birmingham


Lakeeshia Sandlin

Director, Parents as Teachers, Home Visitation


Teresa Jackson

Director of Operations & Interim Director of Human Resources



Natalie Nettles

Region Supervisor, Child Care South, Mobile


Leslie Jacobs

Director, TEAM One


Brandy Gaston

Assistant Human
Resources Director


Sabrina Robinson

Director, Child Care Central Quality Enhancement

TCR Board of Directors

Tracey Thomas, Chair

Executive Director, B.B. Comer Memorial Library

Meredith Crosson

Early Childhood Professional


TJ Maloney

President, Latham Development

Avery Embry, Vice Chair

Chief Accountant, Talladega County Schools

The Honorable Tommy Dobson (retired)

Talladega County District Judge

The Honorable Judge Johny Rochester (retired)

Clay County Circuit Judge

Laquita Hicks, Secretary/Policy Council Liaison

Head Start Parent

Monica Ferrell

Former Head Start Parent

Lois Showers

Business Owner

Joe Allen

Business Owner

The Honorable Chad Joiner

Talladega County Probate Judge

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