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Beavercreek KinderCare

Emily Rowe, Center Director

2221 N. Fairfield Rd. Beavercreek OH 45431
(937) 426-4412 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds

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Special Instructions:
Corner of N. Fairfield Rd. and Kemp Rd.

Beavercreek and Fairborn

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Beavercreek City Schools -- Shaw Elementary, Main Elementary, Parkwood Elementary, Fairbrook Elementary -- Fairborn City Schools-- Fairborn Primary Elementary

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We are committed to building the future one child at a time! Our teaching staff is a group of dedicated individuals who encourage creativity, imaginations, and learning every day. Making a difference in the life of a child and their families is what we strive for. We are a NAEYC accredited center that implements a daily curriculum which enforces cognitive and kinesthetic development. Each child is special and is an important part of our family here in Beavercreek!

Emily Rowe, Center Director

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Many of our child care centers are accredited by national organizations that require us to meet rigorous early childhood education standards and guidelines for high-quality care and education. Programs that are accredited have demonstrated their commitment to go beyond the state’s minimum licensing requirements to meet and maintain these high standards of quality.

Our Programs

Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)

Babies grow and learn every day. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing "home away from home" where babies can explore and make new discoveries. We know that learning through play is extremely valuable at this age and our Early Foundations® Infant program is designed to give babies the skills that will serve as the building blocks for a lifetime of learning.

Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)

As toddlers develop friendships, self-esteem, and curiosity, our Early Foundations® Toddler program will help them explore their world in a safe and nurturing environment. Our unique curriculum is based on the philosophy that children learn best through experiences. So each day is filled with fun activities that excite and develop toddlers, giving them the comfort and confidence to speak those first few important words, as well as make their first friends.

Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)

As preschoolers gain more self-esteem, they may feel ready to take on the world. Our Early Foundations® Preschool program enhances that confidence by providing activities to help children become problem solvers and lifelong learners. Through independent exploration, structured activities, and hands-on learning, children will work on early literacy, math, science, and social studies concepts. A healthy dose of running, jumping, and dancing keeps them active too.

Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)

Prekindergartners are preparing for the adventure of a lifetime – school. And our Early Foundations Prekindergarten® program is designed to get them ready by teaching letters and words, math concepts, and valuable social skills. With small group instruction, independent play in an organized atmosphere, and whole-group activities, children will have all the right skills to hop, skip, and jump right into kindergarten.

Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)

Even after school's out for the day, children need to be engaged in a comfortable, yet stimulating environment. That's where our Catch the Wave® program comes in. This innovative before – and after-school program allows school-age children to balance learning and fun through a variety of experiences. From homework help to fun physical activities, our program is designed so that everyone goes home happy.

Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)

Don’t miss out on KinderCare’s Summer of Wonder: Six themed programs that will make summer exciting, educational and tons of fun. Whether your child is in our preschool, Pre-K or school-age programs, all of it is designed to help children learn while soaking up the fun. We offer flexible scheduling options to meet the needs of busy families like yours so we hope to see you there.

Participating Child Care Aware Center

KinderCare has partnered with Child Care Aware® of America in an effort to offer fee assistance for Active Duty military families and solutions to their child care needs when care at a Child Development Center on the installation is not available.

Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program


The Cooking Adventures program gives children opportunities to participate in fun, developmentally appropriate cooking experiences. They will learn about recipes, ingredients, cooking vocabulary, and the importance of a healthy diet. The curriculum includes lessons on picnics, pizza, and heart-healthy meals.


The Math Adventures enrichment program is designed to teach important mathematics concepts such as geometry, numbers, measurement, and probability. Your child will learn about length, height, and weight. He will learn about shapes and solids. He will learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and count money. Math is everywhere and giving your child every advantage now will add up to success later in life.


Ongoing research proves that early exposure to music helps children think, reason, create, and express themselves. Children will laugh and learn about rhythm, vocal melodies, and a variety of musical genres and instruments, which can lower stress and advance memory. Learning never sounded so good.

Phonics & Reading Adventures

Set your child up for advanced success with literacy through phonics, the study of letters and sounds. Reader books, games, and activity cards help your child understand the basics of vowels and blending syllables, giving him confidence and command of language.


Spanish Adventures provides young learners with a foundation for later success with the Spanish language. Music, games, children's Spanish literature, and other tools give children multiple opportunities to hear, practice, and see Spanish language for vocabulary and conversational development. Curriculum includes lessons on greetings, numbers, colors, animals, family, body parts and pets as well as how to get engage conversationally during common scenarios at home, a restaurant, or at the zoo. Qué pasa?

Upcoming Events at our CenterView All Events

  1. Sunday January 01, 2017
    1. January's Learning Focus

      Children 6 weeks to 3 years old: Light and Dark, plus the Sky and Weather

      Through shadow play, experiments with flashlights, observing the Sun and more, infants and toddlers will enjoy learning about light and dark this month. Infants continue sensory development by looking at contrasting patterns and at objects that are clearly defined by sharp edges and bright colors, while toddlers will build on their understanding of the light and dark concepts with play around daytime and nighttime. The older Discovery Preschool children will turn their attention to the sky as they learn about weather, the Moon, the Sun, and stars.

      Children 4–5 years old: Transportation, Healthy Bodies, and Winter

      For children in the Preschool and Kindergarten classrooms, January is filled with variety! They’ll begin by learning about transportation and studying how things get from “here” to “there.” A few weeks later, the focus will shift to health and bodies, with an emphasis placed on how to make good choices for a growing body. Towards the end of the month, children will be introduced to the transformative nature of the winter season and learn how to dress and take care of themselves when it’s cold outside. 

  2. Monday December 26, 2016
    1. Center Closed in Observance of Christmas Day

Teachers & Staff

We have a team of degreed teachers and experienced assistant teachers who work together facilitating quality learning experiences for each young child in our program.  Our staff pride themselves in creating a safe, caring, and educational environment for children.

  • Emily Rowe

    Emily Rowe, Center Director

    Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not!" - Dr. Seuss

    Emily is originally from Columbus, but relocated to the Dayton area in 2014. She comes from a large family, and enjoys spending as much time with them as she can. Before joining the Kindercare team, she's had many roles in the field, including an infant lead teacher, a preschool lead teacher, and a toddler lead teacher. She was then promoted into management in 2012 and has worked as an assistant director.

    She completed her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Development at Central Ohio Technical College in Columbus in the spring of 2010, and her Bachelor of Science Degree in Child Development from Walden University in the spring of 2015. She hopes to complete a Master's Degree sometime in the near future.

    Previous Experience:
    Emily has worked in Early Care and Education since 2008 in family childcare settings, as an infant and preschool teacher, and in center administration both with privately owned centers and larger corporate child care programs.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Very Hungry Caterpillar By: Eric Carle
    Year Started:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    8 Years
    B.S. Child Development, A. A. Early Childhood Development
  • Ms. Melissa

    Ms. Melissa, Infant Classroom

    The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you will go!" - Dr. Seuss

    Ms. Melissa was born in Grand Prarie Texas, and moved to the Beavercreek area when she was 6 years old. She is happily married and resides in the area with her husband. She has earned two degrees and couldn't be happier working with children everyday. Developing relationships with both the babies and the families in her care is something she prides herself on, in addition to helping the babies grow and learn.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Melissa has nearly 10 years of experience as she has worked in other centers from the infant room to the school age room. She has also been a substitute teacher in Xenia public schools.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    "I Declare I Can't Take You Anywhere" by Amy Audrey
    Year Started:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    BS Organizational Leadership
  • Ms. Janna

    Ms. Janna, Infant Classroom

    Teachers who love teaching teach children to love learning. -Author Unknown

    Ms. Janna was born in Xenia but was raised here in Beavercreek. She graduated in 2011 from Wright State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Services. Outside of work, Ms. Janna loves to play softball and spending quality time with her children. She comes from a very large family, including 5 brothers, 1 sister and 16 neices and nephews! Ms. Janna currently resides in the area with her husband and two sons, Caleb and Carson. She is a wonderful teacher, and we are happy she is part of our KinderCare family.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Janna previously worked in the infant room and school age room at another childcare center before coming to our school.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    "Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?" By Dr. Seuss
    Year Started:
    3 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
  • Ms. Holly

    Ms. Holly, Toddler Classroom

    Children need safe enough environments in which to play and explore, and they need free access to the tools, ideas and people that can help them along their own chosen path." - Author Unknown

    Ms. Holly has 8 years of experience in working with children. She is happily married and resides in the area with her husband and 2 children. Outside of KinderCare, Holly loves to craft and bake! She genuinly enjoys about children in her classroom and loves watching them grow and learn.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Holly has worked in classrooms from the infant room, to the school age room, as well as an assistant director and center director.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    "Harold and The Purple Crayon" By Crockett Johnson
    Year Started:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    A.A. Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Melanie

    Ms. Melanie, Toddler Classroom

    The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you will go!" - Dr. Seuss

    Ms. Melanie was born and raised in Beavercreek, and has no intentions of leaving! She recently completed her Infant and Toddler CDA, and really enjoys planning fun activities for her classroom. Melanie is not only passionate about teaching but she is also really passionate about music, which is why she sings and dances with her class on a daily basis. Outside of KinderCare, Melanie loves reading books and spending time with friends.

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining our school, Ms. Melanie worked with children as a babysitter.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    "Go! Dog! Go!" by Dr. Seuss
    Year Started:
    9 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    Infant & Toddler CDA
  • Ms. Kaitlyn

    Ms. Kaitlyn, Preschool Classroom

    Let's teach children to think outside the box, not fill in the circles. -Author Unknown

    Ms. Kaitlyn graduated from Wright State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Painting and Art Education. Her ultimate goal is to someday become an art teacher, but is extremely excited to use her skills and teach in a childcare setting. Ms. Kaitlyn is very thankful for her family, and when she isn't working, she's spending as much as time with them as possible. She is a great addition to our team!

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Kaitlyn completed her student teaching in the elementary and middle school grade levels before becoming a teacher in our school age classroom.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    "The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
    B.A. Art Education
  • Ms. Racquel

    Ms. Racquel, Pre-Kindergarten Classroom

    All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. - Walt Disney

    Ms. Racquel loves being a facilitator of knowledge and experiences to all ages. She graduated from Clark State in 2012 with an Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Racquel enjoys spending time outside, doing anything that will keep her active! She is also a triplet; she has one brother and one sister. Ms. Racquel is very outgoing and we are so happy to have her on our team!

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Racquel previously worked as a lead preschool teacher for nearly 3 years before joining our team.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    "I Love You Little One" By Nancy Tafuri
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
    A.A.S Early Childhood Education
  • Mr. Lester

    Mr. Lester, School Age Classroom

    Play is often talked about as if it were relief from seriuos learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of chidlren." - Author Unknown

    Mr. Lester was born and raised in Dayton, and lived in Columbus to complete his coursework and two degrees. After working and living there for 7 years, he relocated back to the Dayton area. Not only is Lester  extremely passtionate about teaching, but he also enjoys cooking. So he spends a lot of his teaching time incorporating cooking into the classroom. His teaching philosophy is a child should learn through exploration, acting and reacting in their environment.

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining the Beavercreek location, Lester worked for 3 years at a Kindercare in Columbus. He has also worked for a private childcare center for 2 years, and as a social worker for 2 years.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    "Where The Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak
    Year Started:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    B.A. Psychology, A.A. ECE, CDA

December 2016 Events

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  1. Thursday December 01, 2016
    1. December's Learning Focus

      Children 6 weeks to 3 years old: Family, Friends, and Things that Go!

      Infants and toddlers will be exploring family and friends, while three-year-olds will focus on things that go vroom! Social and emotional development is foundational to growth and development in babies, so this month, infants and toddlers will participate in activities that reinforce their connection to family while also exploring connections that exist outside their home, such as friends. Meanwhile, their older friends in Discovery Preschool will learn about and play around with things that move (like bicycles, cars, buses, trains, and airplanes), which are all very exciting for little ones as they continue to explore the world outside their homes. 

      Children 4–5 years old: My Country + Tools and Machines

      The four- and five-year-olds continue exploring the world around them by learning about the state and country they live in! They’ll sings songs, play games based on travel, and learn about flags, state foods, and more. Children will also be introduced to cardinal directions (east, west, north, and south) and gain an appreciation for travel and meeting new friends from different places. 

      Children are naturally fascinated with machines and how things work and are put together. So to encourage that fascination, during the second half of this month children will learn about and play around with tools and machines. In addition to building literacy skills by using the names of machines and tools, children will develop math skills by graphing information, counting wheels, and more.

  2. Monday December 26, 2016
    1. Center Closed in Observance of Christmas Day

About Our Center

Our staff would like to welcome you to visit our center. The staff takes pride in keeping up to date with the latest trends in Early Childhood Education. Ongoing training is offered to the staff during the year at the center and through the various training opportunities in the community.

Awards and Recognition

  • NAEYC Accredited

    NAEYC Accredited

  • Step Up to Quality 4 Star Rated

    Step Up to Quality 4 Star Rated

Languages Spoken at Our Center

  • American Sign Language
  • Spanish

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Additional Menu Options

  • Vegetarian

Center Menu

Holidays Observed

We observe the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Please note that because holidays observed may vary between centers, please be sure to check with your Center Director for specific closures.

Health and Safety

Our center has secure key pad entry that assures we know every person that enters our building. Our playgrounds are surrounded by six foot privacy fences that provide a safe secure place for our children to experience outside play. Every teacher maintains up to date certifications in Pediatric First Aid, Pediatric CPR, Child Abuse and Communicable Disease.

At KinderCare, what families say about us means a lot. Read below some of the great experiences our families have had with us.

Share Your Story
If you have a story about your experience at KinderCare, please share your story with us.

Both of my children have attended KinderCare since they were infants and my oldest is now going into Kindergarten. My children talk about their teachers as if they are family. Even when they accomplish something at home, they can't wait to tell Ms. Katy or Ms. Stacey. It makes my days go easier knowing they are learning and feeling safe and comfortable as well.

- Father

KinderCare is my extended family. I go to work every day knowing that my children are taken care of and loved and taught as if they were with me.

- Mother

My step-son was with Ms. Katy in the Private Kindergarten program and the things he learned while in there has prepared him for his schooling in the future. The standardized tests he was given gave us a great reference point for what to focus on while working with him at home.

- Step-Mother

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