Meet the Owners

Jeff & Christine Teander

Christine Teander began her career in early childhood education in 1994 while in college.  She is a Level III Childcare Administrator and has a degree in psychology.  Jeff Teander has been working with preschoolers since 2010, and has over 20 years of business management experience.

Go Wolfpack!

Both Jeff and Christine attended North Carolina State University and are avid Wolfpack fans!  They love going on adventures with their family to the beach and mountains with their children, Ella and Tyler.  Jeff’s favorite pastime is hanging out on the beach and he enjoys everything about music – playing instruments and listening to many types of music.  Christine loves crafts and everything about horses.  The Teanders have pet guinea pigs and chubby pony too.

Our family at the arboretum
Our family at the arboretum

Christine and Jeff’s love for education is shown with a focus on the needs of families and children at AsheBridge Children’s Academy.  They personally understand the importance of a confident partnership with families and are committed to providing a positive environment for children.

Ella & Tyler on a family hike
Ella & Tyler on a family hike
Jeff & Tyler out for a car ride


Christine & Ella going to the ballet