Good Shepherd Lutheran Preschool

A ministry of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Biloxi, MS.

About Us

Kristi Collins

Director

Ms. Kristi has been involved in childcare for over 15 years.  She has previously worked as a Preschool Teacher, Assistant Director and Director at several faith-based learning institutions.  She has been with Good Shepherd since August 2013.  Ms. Kristi believes that the academic and spiritual education of preschoolers is her calling in life.  She currently holds a Mississippi Director's Credential Certification.  She is the mother of two grown children and her husband is retired from the US Air Force. 

Evelyn Reaves

Lead Teacher

Ms. Evelyn is a retired Special Education teacher with over 38 years of experience teaching in Texas and Louisiana.  She has previously copyrighted her own math teaching program and is a certified teacher's trainer as well.  In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, scrapbooking, spending time with her two grandsons and spoiling her collie, Laddie.

Davida Terhune

Assistant Teacher/Substitute/Director Designee

Ms. Davida has been a substitute with Good Shepherd since 2013.  She came on board as a Teacher's Assistant in 2016.  She has previously served as a substitute teacher at several other faith-based preschools on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  Ms. Davida is very active in the community and enjoys painting, gardening, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and grandchildren.

Ellen Garnett

Substitute Teacher

Ms. Ellen has been a wonderful addition to our teaching staff.  She is an accountant by profession, but has been willing to share her wealth of knowledge and love of Jesus with the children of Good Shepherd since 2015.  She is the wife of our Pastor, James Garnett, and they have two grown daughters and three grandsons.