FBC Weekday Playschool Staff

Pre-K Class

Patricia (Pat) Teague Eaton
Director of Playschool Program and Pre-K Teacher

Pat began working in the Playschool in 1996 as a Pre-K teacher.  In 1998 First Baptist Church hired Pat as Director of Playschool Program.  Even as Director, Pat continues to teach the Pre-K class, having directly prepared hundreds of children for elementary school through the years.  A graduate of Elkin High School ('83), Appalachian State University ('86, BS in Music/Marketing), and Gardner-Webb University ('96, BS in Social Science), Pat continues her pursuit of life-long learning through regular attendance at child development and childhood education seminars.  In addition to her duties as director and teacher, Pat accompanies the Playschool choir and leads in chapel times with the children.  Pat is an active member of First Baptist Church where she volunteers in the preschool ministry.  She is married to Ken and has three children.  

Francis Weavil
Pre-K Assistant Teacher

Three Year Old Class

Lou Ann Poe
Teacher - Three Year Old Class

Lou Ann began working in the Playschool in 2005 and has over twelve years of childcare experience.  In addition to her role as teacher, Lou Ann leads the Playschool Choir.  She regularly pursues continuing education opportunities through child development seminars, classes, and workshops.  She is an active member of her church where she serves as Vacation Bible School director, youth leader, and Sunday School teacher.  Lou Ann is married to Jon and has one daughter.  

Ashley Long Adams
Assistant Teacher - Three Year Old Class
Ashley began working at the Playschool in 2011.  She is a graduate of Western Carolina University ('04, BS in Biology).  Married with one daughter, she is active in the children's ministry at Union Hill Church.  She especially enjoys finding crafts for the children and helping with science related activities.  

Two Year Old Class

Michelle Upchurch 

Crystal Scott
Assistant Teacher - Two Year Old Class
Crystal began working at the Playschool in 2012 as a substitute teacher while her son was a student.  She began full-time in August of 2013.  Married with one son, Crystal is a member of the First United Methodist Church in Elkin.  

One Year Old Class

Karen Neese
Teacher - One Year Old Class

Nicole White
Assistant Teacher - One Year Old Class