Carnesha Banks, Director

Carnesha Banks has worked in the early education field for almost twenty years.  In 2015, she earned her Masters of Early Childhood Education. She also holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology.

During her career she has held the positions of teacher, education coordinator, and assistant director. She has worked for Kindercare Learning centers, Bright Horizons Family Solutions at Johns Hopkins, and Catholic Charities Head Start program. She has supervised teaching staff and assisted with center re-accreditation.

Ms. Banks has worked in the early education field for almost twenty years.  In 2015, she earned her Masters of Early Childhood Education. She also holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology.

She has been married for over 12 years to her college sweetheart. They have one daughter and one dog. She grew up on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and she has lived in Miami, Baltimore, and now Carroll County. She enjoys reading novels—some of her favorite authors include Tayari Jones, Liane Moriarty, and Jodi Picoult. She also enjoys traveling. Her favorite places to visit are Thailand, New Orleans, and Seattle. Ms. Banks is excited to be joining the Highlandtown Preschool as our next director, and we are thrilled to welcome her to our community.