Our Team


Hope Johnston


Hi! I am Hope Johnston. I grew up on Hilton Head Island. I graduated from Charleston Southern University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology. Currently, I am attending the Citadel for a Masters in Counseling in Education to become an Elementary School Counselor. I love working with children and being able to teach them!

Prior to Crescent Childcare Center, I worked as a teacher assistant at a preschool, a nanny, and a shift supervisor at Starbucks. In my spare time, I love to be around my husband, puppy, my friends, and my family! I love to go to the beach, to parks, and just to be around people! I look forward to meeting all of you and to help your child's imagination develop!


Missty Wise


Before the birth of my boys, and the first few years of my first two sons' lives, I worked my way up the corporate ladder in Los Angeles. Immediately after my 3rd son's birth, I knew I needed to be home with them. I quit my career and started my home day care. I had my day care for 9 years, until my 4 boys were in school full time. I then closed it, so I could then help in my boys' classrooms and work for the school.

After my children were out of elementary school I decided to get back into the working world. I started my own successful business, employing 8 working mothers.  I let them work around their childrens' school schedules, as that is exactly what I wanted for myself many years before, and couldn't find the childcare I needed for my schedule.

I am eagerly anticipating the challenge of being an intricate part of your children's future. Nothing is more rewarding than seeing their little faces when they are learning something new. I am also looking forward to meeting the parents of all the children, and develop a close relationship with each of you.