Woodland Educare


Educare offers several programs here at Woodland Elementary.  

  • Pre-K and Elementary before and after school programs
    • Our before school program is daily from 7:00 AM until 8:00 AM
    • Elementary after school care provided between 3:15 PM and 6:00 PM
    • Pre-K after school care from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM
    • The program is available to children beginning at age 3 through 4th grade.
  • 3 & 4 year old education
    • Offered daily from 8:00AM to 1:30PM
  • Pre-K education
    • Offered daily from 8:00AM to 1:30PM


Our Pre-K Educare room is a child friendly, center based environment where children have a variety of activities and materials to explore. Our Pre-school teachers, Lori Haynes and Kaylee Nieuwkoop, use age appropriate curriculum. Our centers include, but are not limited to: computers, socio-dramatic play, game cubes, math, reading, blocks, brio table, science, music, arts and crafts, cooking, board games, and many more. We also use the cafeteria for meals and snacks.

Our qualified staff provides a loving, safe environment for the children who spend their time with us. The staff helps with homework, designs craft and cooking activities, and organizes games and talent shows for the children. Daily they plan art & science activities, games and have outdoor play. An afternoon snack is provided each day.

For more information, please call (423) 900-8854 after 3:30 PM, or emailThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Educare Director.


We have two Educare Pre-K classes:

4 & 5 year olds are with Mrs. Lori Haynes and Mrs. Robin Cloyd (Pre-K assistant). Lori’s class is capped out at 18 students and a waiting list has started.

Lori has over 10 years of teaching experience with a B.S. in Elementary Education. She is a creative and well-seasoned teacher and a wonderful gift to our program.

Robin worked as an instructional assistant for many years, and we are so happy to have Mrs. Robin as our Pre-K assistant.

3 & 4 year olds are with Mrs. Kaylee Wippich and Ms. Summer Carden (Pre-K assistant).

Kaylee graduated from East Tennessee State University with a degree in Early Childhood Development.  This is Kaylee's fourth year in the Johnson City School System and her sixthyear working with preschool age children.

Summer is currently attending King University to obtain a degree in History with a Primary Education minor.  This is Summer's fith year working with preschool age children and her second year with Johnson City Schools.