Ms. Nargis

Ms. Nargis has a little boy of her own.  He has helped her realize she loves working with children.  She wants nothing more than to see them grow up strong and healthy.

​Ms. Ashley

Ms. Ashley has been working with children since 2005, having her own classroom since 2009.  She loves watching the children grow and seeing their independence bloom.  On her days off she enjoys walks with her dog Dorothy. 

Ms. Sierra

Ms. Sierra has been working with children since 2017, and joined our team in 2022.  She wants to see each child grow in knowledge and independence.  She loves learning all of the different personalities. 

High Street​​ Neighborhood Center

Betty Brashear 

Beloved bookkeeper and assistant director of 15 years, Miss Betty unfortunately passed away August 27, 2015. While this loss shook all who loved and knew her here at High Street, we know her loving presence remains with us today and she will not be forgotten for all the hard work she did to help make this center a wonderful, welcoming place for children. 

Ms. Hannah

​Ms. Hannah came to us from another center out of state.  She has already built a bond with these children and loves every child.

Ms. Angela

Ms. Angela is our cook.  She finds great joy in cooking for the children.  She enjoys learning how important it is for the children to eat healthy.  This job is different from other cooking jobs she has had in the past, but she loves its.

Ms. Tori

Ms. Tori had a passion for young children and watching them grow.  She enjoys how every child is different, and loves helping each one discover his own strengths and talents. 

Two-Year-Old Teachers 

Support Staff

Ms. Lindsey

Ms. Lindsey works with the children in the afternoon.  In the mornings she is a student at University of Kentucky studying Early Childhood.

​​​​Ms. Raheeq

Ms. Raheeq has work at High Street since spring of 2016.  She has a teaching degree from Bagdad, where she is from.  She has worked with all ages during her time at High Street, but after the retirement of Ms. Terry, she became the Preschool teacher.  She loves watching our 4 year olds grow and learn. 

Ms. Christina

Ms. Christina started working with us in our three year old room.  However, as much as she loved that age group she says her true passion is working with the one year old.  She loves going outside with the children and letting them discover for the first time.

One-Year-Old Teachers 

Samantha Brown 

Miss Samantha joined High Street in September 2020.  She has experience in the classroom and has her bachelor's in education.  She is a member of the USAF and an active member of her church.  She loves that we share the message of Christ in the classroom. She also enjoys watching their curious minds at work, asking questions about their world. 

Four-Year-Old Teachers


In Memory 

Offering quality, affordable childcare in downtown Lexington, KY since 1969

Three-Year-Old Teachers 

Meet the Staff

​​Ms. Erin

Ms. Erin has been working with us since 2022.  She has a deep love of children.  She wants nothing more than to see them grow and learn.

Ashley Redford

Assistant Director

Miss. Ashley began teaching at High Street in 2007 in the 1 year old room, but later moved up to the 4 year old class to teach Pre-K. In 2015, Miss Ashley became the Assistant Director and Bookkeeper of the center. She graduated from Bluegrass Community and Technical College with a degree of Associates of Applied Science.

​​Ms. Tajuana 

Ms. Tajuana began teaching in the one -year-old room in April of 2015 and has moved to the two-year-old room in 2017. Now she moves about the center working with all the children.  She loves to see the kids' curiosity and intelligence bloom and grow as they spend time here. The kids in the two-year-old room are lovable and she likes watching their personalities develop.​

Ms. Natasha

Ms. Natasha is 25 years old.  She has been helping with children since she was 13 years old and has two littles of her own.  Her favorite part about working with children is watching their eyes light up when they learn something new.

Ms. Brianna

Has a passion for children and it shows through how she cares for our children.  She wants nothing more than to see them grow confident in their own thoughts and abilities.