3955 Highway 53, Hoschton, GA 30548

Operating hours: 6:00 am to 6:30 pm




    Ashlie LeVac,  Infant Teacher

Ashlie became a part of the Sunshine team with 21 years of experience in childcare.  Ashlie is married with three children. In her downtime, she enjoys doing arts and crafts, coloring, and putting together puzzles.

    Regina Payne, Infant Assistant Teacher

Regina joined our team with 30 years of experience. She has a daughter (Sarah) and a dog named, Jackrabbit. Her hobbies include reading, sewing, crafts, and quilting.  Regina loves football. Favorite things to do sing, play, love and spoil the children.

    Caitlyn Lofton, Two’s Teacher

Caitlyn joined the Sunshine team with 5 years of experience in childcare. Caitlyn has one dog named, Kingston and enjoys hanging out with friends and going on trips.  She is currently attending college. Her favorite activity to do with the kids is to play outside.

    Lauryn Calloway, Two’s Assistant Teacher

Lauryn joined the Sunshine team with 5 years of experience. She hopes one day to be an elementary teacher. Her hobbies include singing, photography, traveling, acting, painting and exploring waterfalls. Her favorite activity with the kids is painting. She is currently working on her degree in Early Childhood Education.

    Shannon Burdette, Preschool Teacher

Shannon joined the Sunshine team with 20 years of experience in childcare.  Shannon is married with four children and is the animal lover! In her downtime, she enjoys crafting, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family. Shannon currently has an associate’s degree in Early childhood education and is working towards her Bachelors degree.

    Brittany Bennett, Preschool Assistant Teacher

Brittany joined our team with 10 years in childcare. She has a master’s degree from UGA.  She has 2 fur babies.  Her favorite hobby is reading.  Her goals are to travel the world!  Her favorite thing to do with the kids is taking the kids outside.

    Stacey Slaby, Private Pre-K Teacher

Stacey became a part of the Sunshine team with 15 years of experience in childcare. Stacey is married with two children and is quie the animal lover! In her downtime she enjoys metal detecting, scrapbooking, and reading. Mrs. Stacey is certified in early childhood education and one day hopes to become an ABA Therapist.

    Yury Madrid, Pre-K Assistant Teacher

Yury joined the Sunshine team with eight years of experience. In her downtime Yury likes to shop and go to the gym.  She loves her cat.  Yury has a technical diploma in Early Childhood education.

    Kaylee Griffeth, School Age Teacher

Kaylee joined the Sunshine team with 11 years of experience. Kaylee is married with two children and is quite the animal lover! In her downtime she loves being outdoors, fishing, and spending time with her family. Kaylee is currently working on obtaining her TCC in Early Childhood education basics.

    Ganga Kumar, Owner

Ganga decided to open the Sunshine Early learning Center after working more than a decade in the Education field.  Ganga holds a Master’s degree in Special Education from Grand Canyon University, Arizona and Associate’s degree in Early childhood education from Ashworth College, Georgia. Ganga has classroom experience with special needs children. Ganga was an active parent volunteer in her children’s schools in Gwinnett County, Georgia and Santa Barbara County, California. Ganga is married with two children and has two dogs. In her downtime, she enjoys traveling, cooking, gardening, and spending time with her family.

    Alyson Rizk, Director

Alyson joined the Sunshine team with 20+ years of experience and has worked with every age group throughout the years.  Alyson has two children (John Thomas and Cady), three dogs, and two cats. Alyson has a TCC in Early Childhood Education Basics, TCC in Early Childhood Education Specialist, TCC in Early Childhood Education Administration, and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She hopes to one day own her own center or work for Quality Care for Children.

    Haley Franklin, Support Staff

Haley joined the Sunshine team in May of 2016.  Haley recently graduated from Jackson County Comprehensive High School and loves playing soccer.  Haley plans on attending college for nursing in the fall.

    Madison Phillips, Support Staff

Madison joined the Sunshine team in June of 2016.  Madison recently graduated from Jackson County Comprehensive High School. Madison loves her Jack Russell Georgia and hanging out with her friends and family.  Madison plans on furthering her education but is undecided.

    John Thomas Rizk IV, Chef

J.T.  joined our staff in February of 2017.  He has 3 years experience in the kitchen/fast food environment.  He decided to join our team to help ensure that the children received a healthy balanced meal every day. His hobbies include collecting hats and shoes. And tuning his car!