Assistant Teachers

  • Barbara Humphries
  • Linda Dennis
  • Selena Bautista

    Mrs. Bautista is a graduate of Jasper County High School. She went on to obtain her Associates degree in Early Childhood Education from Georgia Military College.She enjoys working with children and has been doing so for over two years. She comes from a large family, three sisters and three brothers. Her and her husband are expecting their first child in April. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, shopping, and reading.

  • Jennifer Rogers
  • Lauren Hodnett-Long

    Mrs. Hodnett-Long is 2008 graduate of Greencastle High School in Greencastle, IN. She obtained her Associates degree in Early Childhood Education from Central Georgia Technical College in 2017. She currently attends Fort Valley State University and  is working towards her Bachelor's degree in Middle Grades Education. She has an amazing husband of nearly 7 years, Corey, and two amazing stepsons, Grant and Gavon. She enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach and watching movies.

  • Ms. Kanesha Hargrove

    My name is Kanesha Hargrove. I’m an Assistant Teacher at Putnam County Head Start. I’ve only been at Head Start for a short period of time, and I really do love it. I am currently enrolled at Central Georgia Technical College to further my education. I have two beautiful kids, one son and one daughter. In my spare time, I enjoy shopping and spending time with my family.




  • Mrs. Larrenia Williams

    My name is Larrenia Williams. I have worked at Head Start for a number of years. I graduated from Jasper County High School. I received my CDA Child Development Associate Credential on December 1, 2012. I am married to Earnest Williams. We have four girls, two boys, and seven grandkids, who are the joy of my life. I love kids. Growing up in a family with eleven siblings has been a blessing in my life! 



  • Ms. Michelle Finnan

    My name is Michelle Finnan. I have been working at Head Start for twenty-one years. I am an Assistant Teacher . I enjoy working with children. I have four beautiful daughters, three grandsons, two granddaughters and one deceased granddaughter. I was born and raised in Athens, GA. In my spare time, I love to spend time with my family.  




  • Ms. Sharica Waller


    Hi! My name is Sharica Waller. I am a graduate from Putnam County High School. I have been working with children since 2011. I enjoy online shopping and spending time with my adorable three children. I am so excited to become a part of the Putnam County Head Start team!



  • Mrs. Risa Solomon


    Hi, my name is Risa Solomon, I'm a Assistant Teacher at Putnam Co. Headstart. I've only worked at Headstart for 4 years, and I love it especially coming to work everyday seeing and working with the kids. With the few years at school, I have laughed and listened to the funniest things the kids say and do. Now I'm in the process of completing my degree from Central Ga. Technical College. But in the meantime, in my spare time I Love Shopping, traveling, and just being with Family and Friends.