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Shannon Gilbert
Preschool Director

Shannon was born in Decatur, GA; raised in Forsyth County.  She received a Bachelor’s of Business and Administration Degree in Finance from the University of Georgia and Georgia State 
University.  Shannon and her husband, Tommy, have a son and a daughter.  She has served as director of the Concord Baptist Church Preschool since August 2004. Shannon and her family attend Concord. She also provides financial administrative support to the church





Joanie Fowler
Assistant Director

Joanie was born and raised in Forsyth County, but now lives in Dawsonville with her husband and two children. She received her Bachelor’s Degree  in Early childhood / Special Education from the University of North Georgia in 2008 and has taught in the Forsyth County public school system. She has been the lead teacher for our 2 and 3 year old classes here at Concord Preschool. She joined Concord Preschool  in 2014. She and her family attend Concord Baptist Church. 

Email: joanie@cbccumming,org

Music Teacher


Rochelle Looney
Pre-K Teacher

Rochelle was born in Newnan, GA; raised in Woodbury, GA. She received her degree in Applied Graphics and worked in various libraries until she decided to become a stay at home mom to her daughter and twin sons. Her family moved to Dawsonville, GA  2010  and became active members of Concord Baptist Church. She felt led by God to work with children and started substitute teaching in 2016 eventually becoming Concord Preschool’s 2 year old Lead Teacher. Ms. Rochelle decided to loop with her students and become a lead 3 year old teacher. 


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Sarah Sloop
Pre-K Teacher

Sarah graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Child Development. She moved to Georgia to start a Transitional Kindergarten program at a small private school.  After several years there, she became a stay at home mom for her 3 children who are all Concord graduates!  Sarah is very excited to be working in Concord's Pre-K again this year. She and her husband have been longtime members of North Point and Brown’s Bridge Community Churches.



Camryn Wilkerson
Pre-K Teacher

Camryn was born and raised in Cumming Georgia. After high school she moved to Charleston where she met her now husband, David. They share two daughters Ashtyn and Chandler. Camryn started working at Concord in 2021 and has lead teaching experience in both the 2 year old and 3 year old classes. In addition, Camryn has experience working as a floater assistant in the pre-k classes. She is excited to lead Pre-K this year and most importantly share the love of Jesus with her students! 



Aimee Kennemore Pre-K Teacher

Aimee is a Forsyth county native. She and her husband, Andy, have been married for seven years. They have a five year old son, Artie, who is a recent Concord graduate.  She graduated from University of North Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Then, Aimee continued on to receive her master’s of arts degree in teaching early childhood education from Reinhardt University.  Aimee was a substitute teacher for the Forsyth and Dawson county public school system before deciding to stay at home with her son. Aimee has volunteered during our programs this past year and is excited to join the Concord Preschool family a the lead 3 year 3 day teacher. She has been given the opportunity to share her love of God and Jesus with her sweet students!


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Sierra Pleysier
3 year old 3 day Lead Teacher

Sierra has a degree in Finance from North Georgia College and State University. She and her husband Aron have two boys who have both attended Concord Preschool. Sierra and her husband are members at Concord Baptist Church, were she enjoys helping in nursery and VBS. Sierra loves spending time with her family, Braves baseball, and learning about God’s Word. She is very excited about substituting at the preschool this year!



3 year old 4 day

Lead Teacher



Ann-Marie was a stay at home mom to her boys. She and her husband have 3 boys and are active members of Local Church. Ann-Marie volunteers in the children's ministry with infants, preschoolers, and elementary age students. She has a B.A. in middle grades education, but enjoys being with the younger children. She joined Concord Preschool in 2020 as a floater and stepped into the 2 year old lead teacher position. She has decided to loop up with her students and is now one of our 3 year old 4 day lead teachers.







Brandy Jennings
3 year old 3 day
Lead Teacher

Brandy lives in Dawsonville, GA with her family.  She joined Concord Preschool is 2004 and has enjoyed teaching each age group here at Concord. Brandy loves to share her love of God and Jesus with her students. When she is not teaching she likes to travel with her husband and spend time with her family. She and her family are long time members of Mt. Tabor church.




Lindsey Holmes
3 year old 4 day
Lead Teacher

Lindsey is a Dawson County native. She graduated from The University of Georgia in 2014 with a Bachelor's degree in Special Education. She met my husband, Chris, while attending college so they are big UGA fans. Lindsey has taught in an elementary school for three years before becoming a stay-at-home mom. She has two children; Reece (6) and Jack (4). She attends Local Church- Dawson with her family. Her family enjoys spending time with each other and loving on their two Golden Retrievers and cat. She is so excited to join the Concord Preschool family!


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Kimberley Yoniak
2 year old M/T and W/Th Lead Teacher

Kimberley was born and raised in Forsyth County. She is the mother of two children. Her youngest attended Concord in our 3 year old program and is returning to complete his Pre-K year. Her family enjoys being outside, playing sports, or hanging out on Lake Lanier. Kimberley joined Concord Preschool in 2023 as a substitute / floater and stepped into the role of our W/Th 2 year old assistant teacher. She loves Jesus and is excited to have the opportunity to be the lead teacher at Concord Preschool for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year.



Margaret Burgess
2 year old M/T
Assistant Teacher


Margaret is Concord's "Grandma". She kept children in her home for twenty one years before coming to work here at Concord Preschool in 2009. She has lived in Forsyth County almost her entire life. Margaret and her husband, Mike, have two grown children and five grandchildren. She has worked as a lead for our two year old class and now assists with our two year old class. She and her family are active members of Concord Baptist Church.




Michelle Thomas
2 year old W/Th
Assistant Teacher



Nicole Lyon
Floater Assistant

Nicole was born and raised in Forsyth county. She and her husband, Brad, moved to Dawsonville in 2003. She has two children, both of whom attended Concord Preschool. When Nicole is not at work she loves to spend time with her family traveling, kayaking, and hiking. She and her family are active members of Blessed Hope Baptist Church.

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Angela Ashford
Floater Assistant

Angela was born and raised in Georgia. She has a Marketing degree. She and her husband have been married for 20 years and have  2 girls, 18 & 16, and a 7 year old boy.  Her youngest attended Concord Baptist preschool.  Angela and her family moved to Forsyth 7 years ago from Sugar Hill. They attend Local church Forsyth and this is her 4th year teaching Sunday school to preschoolers at church. She absolutely LOVE the littles. Children bring her so much JOY. She enjoys family vacations to the beach, Disney… and some nights you can catch her family playing a good game of family UNO, Yahtzee, War… Angela love watching her kids play all sports.  Soccer and Women’s Flag Football are what they are into these days.

Floater Assistant

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