People Tammy Hickle Tammy Hickle Director - Child Development Lab Tammy is a lifelong resident of Jefferson County. Her background experience stems from working in Head Start programs, privately ownded childcare centers, public schools, and church-based programs. She is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Southern Early Childhood Association, Tennessee Association for Children’s Early Education, and the Nashville Area Association for the Education of Young Children and enjoys attending workshops and conferences. As a member of Deep Springs Baptist Church in Dandridge, Tennessee, she serves as Sunday School director, elementary class teacher, nominating committee member, and missions team leader. Her personal time is spent with her husband and children by traveling, participating in mission activities, and caring for her parents.