Meet The Owner/Director

Lisa Patterson

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My name is Lisa Patterson, along with my husband Al we own and operate New Beginnings Christian Learning Center since 2008. I have been working in the field of early childhood for over 30 years. More than 20 of those years I have been director of child care centers. I have a degree in Early childhood education and I continue to take many classes to keep up with the needs of our children.

I am married and have four children. I live locally and do a lot with in our community. When i’m not at work I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, and taking road trips in my Jeep, also I lOVE the Ravens!


Meet Our Assistant Director

Jamie Forney


Hello, my name is Jamie Forney, and I am the assistant director here at New Beginnings Christian Learning Center. I am a graduate of McDaniel College with a degree in psychology and elementary education. I have worked in the field of education for all most 17 years now. A large portion of my years in education were spent working with children of special needs. I have always had a strong passion for working with children and watching them grow.
Along with working with children, I am the mother to a wonderful daughter. When I am not working or helping others I spend my time with family and friends. I enjoy singing, shopping and vacationing with my family.

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