Sharmaine Lilleston

Children’s Center Director

Sharmaine is originally from Florence, Kentucky, and attended Northern Kentucky University, where she earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Elementary Education.  She is coming to us with over 10 years of teaching experience.  Her experience includes leading teachers, directing a YMCA summer camp, managing components of school improvement plans, and implementing creative and rigorous curriculum across various academic disciplines.

Sharmaine has been married to her husband Matt for 21 years.  They have four children (12, 10, 9, 7).  Growing up Sharmaine played many different sports, including basketball, volleyball, and running track.  She now enjoys watching her kids in their sporting activities, spending time with her family, going to the beach, and taking walks around the neighborhood.

Sharmaine believes every child deserves an enriching education. She is dedicated to creating a stimulating environment and using her professional experience and expertise to support the students at Cokesbury Children’s Center.

Some of Sharmaine’s favorites:

Color- blue           Restaurant- Olive Garden          Pet-dogs      Dessert- brownies

Sport to play- basketball           Sport to watch- football

Vacation spot- Gatlinburg, TN

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.   Philippians 4:13