Meet our teachers

  • linda angel

    2-Yr class

    Linda Angel teaches our two year old class. She has a BS in Social Work from Tennessee Tech University. She is married to Jeff Angel and they have two boys: James and Sully. In addition to raising her two boys, Mrs. Linda has thirteen years of experience working with children in clinical and educational settings. The Angels are members of Clarkesville First UMC.

  • karen taylor

    Pre-K class

    Karen Taylor teaches our Pre-K class. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education with a reading endorsement from the University of Georgia. She taught Kindergarten for 23 years and Reading Recovery for 7 years. She is married to Wesley Taylor, and they have 3 children: Renn, Arren, and Cami. The Taylors are members of Clarkesville First UMC.

  • Susan weidner

    3-Yr Class; CFUMCP Director

    Susan Weidner is the director and teaches the three year old class. Mrs. Susan has a BA in Psychology and Sociology from Piedmont College and a Master's Degree in Education from the University of Georgia. She is married to Jim Weidner and they have four children: Sarah, John, Michael, and Matthew. In addition to raising four children, Mrs. Susan has fourteen years of experience working with children in clinical and educational settings. The Weidners are members of Clarkesville First UMC.

  • Deann cranford

    CFUMCP Teacher

    Mrs. Deann Cranford is a graduate of Shorter College with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She earned a Master of Education degree in school administration from Liberty University. She has taught elementary school and served as vice principal of Hebron Christian Academy Elementary Campus. She is married to Chip, and is a mom to Annie, Lily, and Cooper. The Cranfords are members of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

a note from our cfumcp teachers

CFUMC Preschool is registering for the 2018/2019 school year. Registration forms and information are available on the Registration Information tab, or parents may email preschool@clarkesvillefirstumc.org

If you have any questions or would like more information, you may also contact Susan at 706-499-1224.