Piper Tankersley earned her BS in Elementary Education from McMurry University. She began teaching in 1998. Piper is the wife of Trent Tankersley. Their oldest child, Chloe’ Early is a Kindergarten teacher for Nancy Smith Elementary. Their youngest child, Cache is married to Kathryn Tankersley. Piper and Trent have three grandchildren, Willa Rose, Lyla Jewel and August Atkins Early.