Specialty Teachers  SLC specialty teachers bring passion, experience and expertise to their lessons with the children.  Our "specials" deepen and broaden our already rich integrated curriculum, enlivening content with enthusiasm and love.  

  • JJ Eisfelder, “Ms. JJ” is a printmaker and ceramic artist who works from home and also teaches pottery classes locally.  Recently she began clay workshops for kids 3 and up, "Farmville Clay for Kids."  At SLC, Ms. JJ teaches pottery, crafts, gardening, and nature walks, and serves as a substitute teacher.  https://www.facebook.com/farmvilleclayfor kids

  • Caitlin Frank, “Ms. Caitlin,” B.S., Communication Sciences and Disorders: Speech Language Pathology, James Madison University, MS.Ed. in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Old Dominion University. She currently is Director of Clinical Services at Longwood University and will be able to evaluate children as needed for speech and language issues. She serves as a regular substitute teacher and currently serves as a Sunrise Board Member.

  • Mya Chambers, "Ms. Mya," is a junior Music Education student at Longwood University.  She teaches choral and instrumental music to all children.

  • Ms. Natalie, owner or Motion Gymnastics & Tumbling Center, in addition to teaching Kindergarten, teaches children's yoga and movement to all classes weekly.

  • Ms. Deborah teaches Language Arts and visual arts and directs Projects for all children.

  • Hood Frazier, "Mr. Hood," shares his playful spirit with the children on a regular basis through outdoor games, story-telling, read-alouds, and indoor games like chess, checkers and card games.  He also serves as a substitute teacher.

Sunrise Learning Center

400 High Street

Farmville, VA 23901

Located in the Parish House of Johns

Memorial Episcopal Church, ground floor

Corner of Buffalo, St. George & High Streets

(434) 395-0140

(434) 390-6709


Sunrise Learning Center is a private, independent, non-sectarian and non-profit school. SLC admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of color, race, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other school administered programs.