Shonte Farahkhan - Infant Teacher

Shonte's first name is actually "LaKecia".  She lives in Birmingham and has six children (4 boys and 2 girls).  She has been working with infants for over 8 years.  Her main goal is to teach the infants how to be mobile and prepare them for the Toddler I class. 

Deborah Jackson - Toddler I Teacher

Deborah lives in Center Point and has one child.  She has 7 years child care experience.  One of her greatest pleasures is watching her "babies" grow and hit their developmental milestones. 


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Gwen Henderson - Toddler II Teacher

Gwen lives in Birmingham, is married and has three children.  She graduated from Huffman high school and served in the Army for 15 years.  She has a Criminal Justice Bachelor's Degree from Faulkner University.  She enjoys teaching Sunday school at her church (Community Missionary Baptist Church). 



Saima Jiva, Pre-K Teacher

Saima is married, lives in Hoover and has one child.  She has a Masters degree in Textile Design and Interiors.  She has been teaching for 12 years.  She has completed courses in early childhood development. She is CEU Alabama certified and ServeSafe certified by the Jefferson County Department of Health.


Sherri Perkins - Toddler I Teacher Assistant



Christa Wolfe - Owner

Christa started Rocky Ridge Learning Center in August, 2014.  She lives in Hoover and has two children - a 23 year old son and 9 year old daughter. She grew up in Trussville, Alabama and went to the University of Montevallo (to become a high school history teacher). She is an avid Alabama fan and every Saturday during football season, you will find her watching an SEC game on tv.  Her hobbies include reading and traveling.  vestavia hills child care vestavia preschool birmingham preschool child care

Katherine Pena - Pre-K Teacher Assistant

Katherine is originally from Colombia.  She currently lives in Hoover and has two children. She created a program to teach Spanish to our Toddler II and Pre-K classes.  



Katherine Salazar - Infant Teacher

Katherine is married, lives in Hoover and has one child (a beautiful daughter - 5). She chose the infant room because she loves to be around babies. 




Brenda Garcia - Toddler II Teacher

Brenda is married, lives in Hoover and has two children (a son - 7 and a daughter - 5).  She is originally from California and moved to Alabama in 2007.  She's been in the childcare field since 2009.  She gets most exited about the educational growth she sees in her "kids" every day.   



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