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About Us

We have a wonderful group of teachers who truly love children.  We are a family at Little Explorers and operate out of our home in Pittsboro NC.  We are located just a few minutes from the heart of Pittsboro and Briar Chapel.

Bobbie         Infant/Toddler specialist

​I'm Bobbie a new mother of one crazy little guy.  I'm been working with Lauren for over 4 years while attending CCCC to obtain an associates degree in Early Childhood Education. I have 5+ years of experience working in Licensed Child care in NC.  I have almost completed my degree and plan to continue my education specializing in special needs children.  I have enjoyed watching so many children grow in my care and can't wait to meet more little ones each year.

Lauren T       Owner/Teacher 


My name is Lauren and I have been the owner of Little Explorers in my home for 9 years. I have worked in Child care in NC for 15 years.  I am a mother of 4 and am passionate about Children as well as the families of the children in my care.  In college I studied physics and engineering at both NC Pembroke and NC A&T in Greensboro.  After having my first child I changed my path and chose to make a difference in the lives of children.

Diane AKA Gommy         PreK co-teacher


My name is Diane but the kids all call me Gommy.  I started working with Little Explorers to be closer to my grandchildren and since retiring I have taken on a larger roll as a co-teacher for the Prekindergarten class.  I graduated from Southeast MO State University in Cape Girardeau with a bachelor of science degree in Elementary education minoring in English and art education.  I started teaching first grade after graduating and continued teaching for 18+ years in both public and private schools.  I have experience teaching in Kindergarten and Preschool education for 6 years.  I now have the pleasure of working alongside some amazing teachers and families.

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