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Kyra Smith

Kyra Smith was born in Puerto Rico but grew up in the British Virgin Islands. After spending some time in Florida, she now calls Atlanta home.

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Tanisha Singh

Tanisha Singh was born in Jamaica and has been in Atlanta since 2016. She started working with children in 2000 and has two children of her own.

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Jacquelyn Evans

Jacque’ Evans is a proud Atlanta native and started teaching – her dolls – at the age of nine. At 17, she was working with children, and has been in education over 30 years now. In her free time she enjoys traveling, creating baskets & centerpieces and spending time with her family.

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Barbara Mason

Barbara Mason was raised in Florida but has called Georgia home for more than 20 years. She knew at an early age that she wanted to work with children. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing stories and spending time with her family.

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Sunsett Sealey

Sunsett Sealey proudly hails from Brooklyn, New York, but has called Atlanta home since 2017. She is a graduate of Stony Brook University and has more than 10 years experience in education and child care. When not teaching, Sunsett enjoys gardening, baking, raising her daughter and their three hermit crabs.

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Temeka Elder

Temeka Elder is an Atlanta native who spent her childhood playing “school” and filling the role of teacher. She combined her passion for teaching with her love of kids and is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. Outside of SoulShine, she enjoys reading, writing and helping others.

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Makilah Wells

Makilah Wells was born and raised right here in Atlanta. As a teenager she was the cousin every family member called to babysit, and her love for children started there. She is currently enrolled at Georgia State and loves spending her spare time with family and friends.

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Paula Providence

Paula Providence was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, then moved to Atlanta in 2002 to join other family members. She holds a degree in education from St. Francis College and loves putting it to use at SoulShine. When she’s not working, you’ll find her enjoying weekend road trips with her husband and daughter,…

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Polly Goolsby

Polly Goolsby was born in Beaufort, SC, and moved to Atlanta when she was just three years old. She’s a graduate of Decatur High School and is passionate about caring for children.

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Loretta Long

Loretta Long, also known as Ms. L, started working with kids babysitting in the church nursery. Ms. Loretta enjoys church, music, dancing, reading and playing games. Her favorite sports are tennis, football, and bike riding with her loving husband. She is pursuing the Child Development Associate credential.

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