Primary Lead Guide
Growing up, Adrienne planned to be a History Teacher, but life took her into business and banking, where she spent the last 15 years. Though she enjoyed it, Adrienne has always loved being around children, babysitting, and comes from a large close-knit family so when she moved to Dothan in 2015, she decided to make a career change that enabled her to be with children. Adrienne is excited to be a part of the DMS team and to work with the children and their families.
Adrienne is a native of Southwest Missouri who loves to go back and visit friends, family and her hometown any opportunity she can. She loves the country and reminiscing about being back on her grandparent’s farm. Adrienne and her husband Garrett have been married for 3 years. They enjoy traveling together, restoring and repurposing antiques and vintage items and entertaining guests in their home whenever they have the opportunity. She has a 11 year old son named Dallas who is with them every other weekend. When they are together they especially enjoy riding bikes. Adrienne also loves to read and craft in her spare time. She also enjoys spending time with her church family.
Primary Assistant Guide
Toddler Lead Guide
Toddler Assistant Guide
While working in the public school system, Emily was introduced to the Montessori philosophy by Laura Tidmore. Emily loves the way the Montessori method addresses each child as an individual and promotes independence. She loves the energy and curiosity of children 18 months – 3 years old, and delights in watching them develop self-sufficiency.
Before graduating from Troy University, Emily moved back to the Dothan area to complete her teaching internship. She and her husband Brandon met shortly after her graduation and were married in 2014. They enjoy going to the lake with family and hanging out with friends. On most weekends in the fall, you can find them in Auburn cheering on the AU Tigers. Emily loves spending time with her family, Taco Tuesday, and going on an occasional bike ride.
Emily has always loved kids and has worked with them in many capacities. She has babysat, worked in a daycare, and taught Kindergarten and First Grade. She is ecstatic to continue what she loves here at DMS as an AMS certified Toddler Guide.