Good Shepherd Lutheran Preschool

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

About Us

Kristi Collins


Ms. Kristi has been involved in childcare for over 18 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. 

Bethe Bandy

PreK4 Lead Teacher

We would like to welcome Ms. Bethe to our staff for the 2019-2020 school year.  Ms. Bethe has 15 years of classroom experience in Preschool & Elementary schools along the Coast.  She absolutely loves science, STEM & the arts, so be prepared for lots of  hands-on fun for our students!  She is currently obtaining her Bachelor's of Science degree from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Davida Terhune

PreK3 Teacher/Substitute
Director Designee

Ms. Davida has been a teacher & substitute with Good Shepherd since 2013, having previously served as a substitute teacher at several other faith-based preschools on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  She is also the Director Designee in the event that Ms. Kristi is not on the premises.  Ms. Davida is very active in the community and enjoys painting, gardening, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and grandchildren.

Ashley Klodt

PreK3 Teacher/Substitute

Ms. Ashley has over 15 years of experience in Early Childhood Education.  She was GSLPS parent for three years and was our Lead PreK teacher in 2018-2019.  She is currently a co-teacher with Ms. Davida for our PreK3 class as well as a substitute on the days the PreK3 class does not meet.  She is an active member of the military spouse community and in her spare time, she loves spending time with her husband, three children & resident exchange student from the Czech Republic.