Carolyn Kelly


Carolyn Kelly is a pastor, evangelist, and teacher of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. She is a mother of five (four adult children almost in their 40s and a two and a half year old). She has been married for almost 25 years. Her passions are loving people, teaching them about Christ, and discipling them. She has spent almost 20 years in early childcare and loves children.

Calista E. Kelly, PhD

Project Director

Calista Kelly has been a part of the Day-Star team for two years and was tasked to support and strengthen its educational programs. She has done every job imaginable in the ECE profession such as the site and project director, ECE lead teacher, bus driver, after school  and summer camp teacher, and more. Prior to a career in early childhood education, Dr. Kelly spent over a decade holding various roles in higher education most notably as a college professor, development officer, and student. She received her PhD in Education in 2016.



Who We Are

Marquita "Toni" Pope

GA Pre-K Lead Teacher

Zenoble Johnson

GA Pre-K Assistant Teacher

Anais Bryan

Toddler II Teacher

Elsie Davis

Preschool/Toddler III-IV Lead Teacher

Earnestine Lipsey

Floater/Lead Cook

Skyla Hickson


Annette Brown




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