Green Valley Christian Academy



Little Ed. Learning Center is a Christian preschool and Kindergarten through First Grade facility housed within Green Valley Baptist Church, that serves children ages 3 and up by fostering their physical, emotional, social, intellectual, and spiritual development. 


We are currently accepting applications for the 2023-24 school year.  Our school year runs from September – May, and we offer both half-day and full-day preschool experiences for 3 year olds, a 3 day Pre-K option, and full-day Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade options for 5+. 

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Little Ed. Learning Center can now accept online payments.  To pay your child’s tuition, simply use the button below to access our payment portal.

Green Valley Christian Academy Staff

Teresa Rasnake
Teresa was born and raised in Haysi, Virginia.  She accepted Christ at the age of seven during a revival service held by a missionary.  She graduated from Southwest Virginia Community College with an Associate’s degree in Computer Information Systems in 1989 and has worked in that field for thirty years.  Teresa has been married to her husband, Matthew, for thirty-two years and they have two children, Rebekah and Kaeli.  She has thirteen years of home school teaching experience as well as experience with organizing a homeschool co-op in Abingdon called CHATT (Christian Homeschoolers of Abingdon Training Together).  She is passionate about giving children a Christian education and is excited about working with the children at the Little Ed. Learning Center.
Laken Robinette
Laken grew up in Russell Co. Virginia, and was saved in 2004. She is a graduate of Honaker High School and Virginia Highlands Community College, and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, KY.
Laken loves children and has been a substitute teacher for the Russell Co. Public School System since August of 2016. Additionally her previous volunteer experience at Greendale Elementary has equipped her with many classroom management skills, and opportunities to teach children, provide tutoring, and work with special education students. Laken has also been actively involved in Christian Youth camps and Children’s Church. She is excited to work with the students at the Little Ed. Learning Center.