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Children's Learning Center of Posey County Team

Caring & Dedicated


Micheal Rushing

Director/Building Superintendent

With a Bachelors Degree in Special Education and ten years of teaching and coaching experience, as well as a background in building maintenance, as our Building Superintendent, Micheal has the responsibility of caring for our building and keeping it safe and operational for our children. 


Cassandra Inkenbrandt

Administrative Assistant

As our Administrative Assistant, with a bright smile and positive attitude, Cassie is committed to helping children explore and learn in a hands-on environment. Nothing brings her more happiness than seeing the growth and evolution of our students. 


Karissa Rushing

Grant Consultant/ Previous Director

Possessing a contagious enthusiasm, Karissa has been an amazing asset for Children's Learning Center of Posey County. Her warmth, creativity and drive makes her a great colleague and a perfect fit as a Director. Karissa has 13 years of teaching experience as well as her Master's in Education Administration.


Brittany McClellan

Dietary Manager

Beginning in 2012 Brittany served in the infant room eventually transitioning into the Dietary Manager position. She is ServSafe certified and maintains our CACFP Program. Brittany strives to provide our children with nutritious and tasty meals. 


Trish Lively

Assistant Dietary Manager

Trish is a wonderful addition to the center since October 2020. She not only is the Assistant Dietary Manager but she pitches in throughout the entire center doing various other jobs as well.

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Lisa Williams


Lisa began at the learning center in March 2020. She became a lead teacher in the Infant room in October of 2020. Lisa has a great bond and shows tremendous love to all the babies when they are enrolled at the center. Lisa has a background in Special Education and has worked in Special Education classrooms in the past.


Lisa Schmittler


Lisa began at the learning center as a Lead Teacher in December of 2019. Lisa has a soft spoken and gentle way with the children. Lisa holds a CDA and is interested in furthering her education in the near future.


Megan Stallings

One's and Two's

Megan began working for the center in December of 2016. Megan became a lead teacher on June 2021 and she is currently enrolled at Ivy Tech. Megan brings a fun and positive energy to the classroom and the center.


Kenzie Wiggins

Tiger Tails 
Two's and Three's

With a loving personality and hands-on approach towards learning, we are excited to have Kenzie as a part of our team. Her commitment to childhood education makes her a perfect fit for our center. Currently enrolled in Ivy Tech's Teach program.


Ashlee Oeth

Happy Campers
2-3 Year Olds

Ashlee is a Mount Vernon native that graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 2019. Ashlee began working as a Teaching Assistant in July 2019. She has now taking on the position as Lead Teacher in May of 2021 and currently attends Ivy Tech. Ashley enjoys the challenge of teaching young children in all areas of growth and development.


Kimberly Burns

Juggling Clowns
Three's and Four's

Kimberly began at the center in March of 2022. She has a nurturing personality and loving hands-on approach towards learning. We are thrilled to have Kimberly as a part of our team.


Lauren Biggers


Lauren began working for the center in July 2017. Lauren is a graduate of USI where she earned a degree in Elementary Education in 2015. Lauren has a passion for seeing children grow and learn. Lauren's goal is to help your children grow mentally, as well as socially and emotionally each and every day they are together.


Tammy Bergstrom


A life long resident of Mount Vernon and graduate of Mount Vernon High School, Tammy has worked with the learning center since 2011. Tammy attended Indiana State University of Evansville (now USI) where she received a Bachelors Degree as well as her Masters Degree from Indiana State University. Tammy has devoted 36 years to teaching.


Isaac Cochran

School Age

Isaac began working for the center in July 2021. Possessing a driven enthusiasm, Isaac strives to teach our young children in a variety of areas as well as provide direction in social and emotional development. Isaac is currently enrolled at USI and is working toward a Bachelors degree in Education.

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Anna McDurmon


Anna began at the center in June 2019. Anna is a very dependable individual and adapts well to any classroom she works in. Anna works in all areas of the center.


Lisa Bourne


Lisa began working for the center in August of 2004. Lisa has great enthusiasm and is a real go getter. She works in all areas of the center. She is a true asset to the program.


Kalin Hastings


Kalin began at the center in April 2021. Kalin currently attends USI and is pursuing a Bachelors degree in Education. Kalin has a nurturing personality and is great working with children.


Kirsten Johnson


Kirsten began working at the center in January 2022. Kirsten has a kind gentleness that is a welcomed addition to the center. The children and staff at the center instantly took a liking to her in the classroom.


Michele Fleming

Baby Assistant

Michele began working at the center in 2022. Michele has a vibrant and outspoken personality that blends well with the CLC staff. Michele also brings a warm gentleness to the classroom. The babies rest well when in her care. We are happy to have her on staff.

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