First Baptist Kid's Care offers a preschool only program ( 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. )

Extended Care program ( 7:00 a.m.  - 5:00 p.m. ) Monday - Friday

We offer a two day, three day, or five day program.

Fees are based on the program that you choose.

Preschool fees are due monthly. Extended care fees are due weekly. 

For more information, please call (423) 323-1343

Our Staff

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Mitzi Proffitt


Mitzi Proffitt has been teaching in a pre-school setting for over 30 years. She has been with First Baptist Kid's Care since 1996. She has been the assistant director 

for 16 years and director for the past 13 years. Mitzi received her CDA from Walters State Community College. She is married to David and they have one daughter named Kristin, who is a graduate of King University and teaches in Bristol, Tennessee City Schools. They also have three cats:  Molly, Abby, and Gracie. They have been living in Blountville for the past 23 years.

Elaine Harrison


Katie Pierce

Teacher / Assistant Director

Katie is beginning her second year at First Baptist Kid's Care but this will be her fourth year teaching preschool.  She is currently taking online classes at Northeast State, working towards getting her degree in K-5 education.  She lives in Elizabethton, but is from Mooresburg, TN. She has a 5-year old daughter, named Tinley, and is a recently new owner of a 4-month old sheltie! 

Kaitlyn Phillips


Kaitlyn is beginning her second year at First Baptist Kid's Care. She has taught preschoolers in dance class for three years and worked at another 3-star childcare facility in the past. She has an Associate's degree in psychology from Northeast State Community College as well as a Bachelor's degree in human services from East Tennessee State University. She enjoys spending time with her parents. sister. cousin, and pets--2 cats (Snickers and Patches) and 1 dog (Chance). She also enjoys reading and watching TV.