Emily Riddle - Owner/Director
Emily has always had a love for children and has devoted her life to working with children. At a young age, she knew she wanted to become a teacher. She is a third generation teacher following in her mother and grandmother's (Nancy Richards & Mattie Ruth McClure) footsteps. As a life-long resident of Cherokee County, she graduated from Cherokee High School and continued her education at Reinhardt College and Kennesaw State University, where she graduated with a degree in Elementary Education, Pre-K through 5th grade. She has experience as a teacher in both public, private and home settings. While being a stay at home mom for 15 years, Emily was Assistant Director and then Director of Mt. Zion Church Preschool, where her children attended. Emily homeschooled her children from 1998 - 2005.

Jack Riddle - Administrator
Emily's husband, Jack, is our "Jack of all trades." He cooks, cleans, teaches, and takes care of the school's administration needs. Jack and Emily have 5 children. Nathan graduated from Tusculum College in Greenesboro, TN in December 2013 and now works as a P. E. coach and football coach at White County High School in Cleveland, GA. Calvin graduated from Creekview High School and completed four years with the United States Marine Corps. Jordan graduated from Sequoyah High School in 2015 and attended Reinhardt University for two years. Both Calvin and Jordan work for Twelve Oaks Landscaping. Jackson graduated from Sequoyah High School in 2017 and is pursuing a degree in Education. Mary Fransis is in the 8th grade and is a great helper at TLRS. She enjoys cheering for the Sequoyah Chiefs!

Our Staff:

We also have an outstanding Staff that works hard every day caring for our children!