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Rahn Road KinderCare

Melissa Hubley, Center Director

951 East Rahn Rd. Centerville OH 45429
(937) 435-2353 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Years

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Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Driscol, JFK, Prass, St Charles, Normady, Primary Village North (PVN), Indian Riffle, Oakview, Cline, Bellbrook, Beavertown, Southdale, Primary Village South (PVS), Stingley, John Hole, Orchard Park.

Our center prides itself on quality care and education. We not only have a NAEYC Accreditation but a Star-3 rating from Step Up to Quality. What this means for your child is that we have lower group sizes with more individualized attention. The administrator and 75% of our teachers have a credential in early childhood education or college education, which allows us formal knowledge to support your child’s development and learning. All staff complete 20 hours of specialized training every two years to ensure that we stay current with the ever changing knowledge in our field. We conduct a developmental screening upon entry and utilize Ohio’s Infant Toddler Guidelines, Ohio’s Early Learning Content Standards and K-12 Standards in our curriculum planning to ensure your child's school success.


Welcome to KinderCare Rahn Road. We are located in Centerville, Ohio between Marshall and Bigger Road. We have a family orientated environment that focuses on quality care and education for all the students that attend our school. Whether your child has first words or first grade on the horizon, we’re excited to show you how everything in our center is designed for learning.

Melissa Hubley, Center Director

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We’re so proud!

Nationally only 10% of daycares are accredited–nearly 100% of our learning centers are. That’s a big difference, and that means KinderCare kids are getting the very best. Here’s why.

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Our kids are taking off!

By kindergarten, our kids are testing ahead of their peers. Read all about it.


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.

Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)

At this age, children are making new discoveries daily. And as two-year olds begin to exert their independence, our Early Foundations® Discovery Preschool program is prepared to open their eyes to a world of learning, sharing, and exploring. Our holistic approach in the classroom engages young minds with a blend of music, art, and movement, as well as the early education fundamentals they'll need as they continue on to preschool.

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?

Swim Lessons

Teachers & Staff

Our staff has a combined total of over 100 years experience in Early Childhood Development and we continue to educate ourselves as the industry grows. All classroom staff and administrators take 20 hours of specialized training within two years to stay current in the field. We also have two professional development days a year to continue our on growth and development. The staff here is passionate about the children they teach. You do not just become a number when you are here, you become a part of our daily lives.

  • Melissa Hubley

    Melissa Hubley, Center Director

    Children are the future of our world and I love that I am able to have an impact. I cannot think of a better job than connecting with children and families everyday!

    Jorden Glaze started as a Prekindergarten Teacher in 2008 while finishing her bachelors degree from Wright State University. After graduating she was promoted to a program specialist at the KinderCare in Huber Heights. She began helping that team become accredited and promoted a high quality learning center. In 2012 she was promoted to Center Director. During her time at the Huber Heights center she recieved NAEYC accreditation, Step Up to Quailty, and became the Quality Leader for Kindercare in the area. Jorden accepted the position in Centerville in May 2016. She's really excited to create great relationships with new and old families as well as continue promoting high quality within the center.

    Previous Experience:
    Jorden has worked with children for eight years. She started as a Prekindergarten Teacher while finishing her Bachelors degree at Wright State. She has been with the KinderCare since she was eighteen and was a previous director in the Huber Heights area.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Giving Tree
    Year Started:
    9 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    8 years
    Bachelors Degree in Organizational Leadership with a Minor in Early Childhood
  • Alicia Cook

    Alicia Cook, Assistant Director

    Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way. " - Dr. Seuss

    Ms. Alicia has been in the early childhood field for the last 25 years and has an Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been able to work with many different age groups from infants to school age. Alicia has spent the last twelve-and-a-half years as an early childhood educator with KinderCare. Her priorities are keeping the children safe and getting them ready for Kindergarten.

    Previous Experience:
    Alicia has worked in several areas if child development before coming to KinderCare in 2000. She was a private nanny, substitute teacher, and has taught many different age groups. While at KinderCare she has been a Prekindergarten and Head Start teacher, Program Specialist, and Assistant Director.
    Year Started:
    17 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    25 years
    Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Maureen

    Ms. Maureen, Infant Classroom

    The children's hugs when I enter the classroom inspires me to come to work everyday.

    Previous Experience:
    Before working at KinderCare Ms. Maureen worked part-time for two years at a child care center while finishing her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education at the University of Dayton. In her classroom she often breaks into song at a moment's notice to a smile on a fussy baby's face. During her time at KinderCare she has worked with several age groups, but her heart belongs to the babies.
    Year Started:
    6 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    3 Years
    Bachelor's of Science in Early Childhood Education
  • Mr. Nate

    Mr. Nate, Kindergarten Classroom

    The more you work, the luckier you get.

    Mr. Nate earned his Bachelor's Degree in Education from Miami University, where he played on the baseball team. He has been with KinderCare since 2011and with our location since 2016.  Before KC he worked with children as a camp counselor. Mr. Nate enjoys doing science projects with his school-agers because it teaches them a new way of looking at familiar items. He also enjoys planning many physical activities to get the up and moving. He realizes that the children must exercise their bodies and their minds!

    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Little Engine That Could
  • Ms. Amanda

    Ms. Amanda, School Age

    Why fit in when you were born to stand out? -Dr. Seuss

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Amanda has been working in early education since 2000, most of those years with KinderCare Education. She has experience with all age groups, but her heart has always belonged to the school-age children. She enjoys having "spirit week" and "dancing competitions" with the kids in her class.
    Year Started:
    5 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    Ms. Amanda is currently pursuing her Child Development Associates.
  • Ms. Eleah

    Ms. Eleah, School Age

    Ms. Eleah has been a school age teacher since entering into the world of child care. She is excellant with crafts and doing projects with the students. She also helps some of our teachers to transform their classrooms into a castle, garden, or whatever theme they are learning about. She is also one of our van drivers and transports our students to and from school, as well as being a field trip supervisor.

    Year Started:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    3 years
    Associate's Degree
  • Ms. Summer

    Ms. Summer, Toddlers

    Ms. Summer has been in the ECE field for many years as a school age teacher. When she came to us she wanted to try something new and fell in love with the babies. As an infant teacher she not only provides quality care, but starts the children on a life long love of learning. She reads and sings to them and lets them explore their environment in a safe way.

    Year Started:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    4 years
    Associate's Degree
  • Ms. Chanh

    Ms. Chanh, Discovery Preschool Classroom

    I love being with the children and working with them. They inspire me!

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Chanh has been working with children since 2012. During that time she has been able to work with many age groups, but found out quickly that the 2 year olds have her heart. She is the potty training master and her children all love her.
    Year Started:
    4 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    2 Years
    Bachelor of Science in Education
  • Ms. LaRae

    Ms. LaRae, Prekindergarten Classroom

    Knowing that I am making an impact on a child's life inspires me every day.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. LaRae has been working in early education for over 10 years. She has had the pleasure of working with children of all ages and has found that she loves watching children learn and grow no matter how old they are!
    Year Started:
    3 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    15 Years
    Associate's in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Leona

    Ms. Leona, School Age Class & Driver

    The kids make everyday special!

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Leona started working with children 15 years ago and still loves it today. She enjoys getting to know each child as she helps out in all the classes and the kitchen. As the main bus driver our center relies on her to get the children to and from school and to help with summer field trips.
    Year Started:
    4 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    15 Years
    Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Brittany

    Ms. Brittany, Preschool Classroom

    Ms. Brittany has been working with children since she was 16 years old. She has been a part of the KinderCare family for the last 8 years. She has been able to work with many age groups from infants-school age. Ms. Brittany found early on that her heart is with the older children and she quickly became the Lead school age teacher. She enjoys teaching the kids as much as she does playing like one. Every September 19 she holds " International Talk Like a Pirate Day," where costumes are strongly encouraged. Her special activity this year is cooking. Every Friday the kids can choose a recipe and they get to create it for the entire class.

    Year Started:
    12 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    8 Years
    Ms. Brittany is currently pursuing her Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.

Upcoming Center Activities

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September's Learning Focus

Children 6 weeks to 3 years old: Spaces and Places and All About Me
As infants and toddlers explore the spaces and places around them, children in Discovery Preschool will learn all about what makes people the same as well as what makes them different. Infants will experiment with moving toy cars around, build block towers and then knock them down, and even take a tour of the center to see what things are like outside of their classroom! Toddlers will get all revved up as they take a closer look at different vehicles and learn more about neighborhoods, communities, and the jobs that grownups have. In Discovery Preschool, children will be learning about themselves as they play games that strengthen their five senses, discuss feelings and emotions, practice self-help skills, and work on learning the names of body parts.

Children 4 to 5 years old: All About Me and My Home and Family
It’s the beginning of the school year—the perfect time to get to know each other better! Older children will be spending time sharing about themselves, their homes, and their families as they learn what makes people the same and what makes them different. Children will bring their own experiences to the drawing board as they create group stories and 3-D collages about families and homes, pantomime different home- and family-related activities, and draw self-portraits. With our curriculum’s project-related learning component, children in Transitional Kindergarten work together to decide on an individual or whole-group project related to the theme. Past projects have included creating a class book about emotions or working together to build a small-scale home, but who knows—the children may come up with a unique idea that’s entirely their own!

Monday September 04, 2017
Center Closed for Labor 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 Accreditation

    NAEYC Accreditation

  • Ohio's Step Up to Quality- Star 3

    Ohio's Step Up to Quality- Star 3

Languages Spoken at Our Center

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • Tibetan

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

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

All staff members are required to be trained in First Aid, CPR, Communicable Disease, and Child Abuse within the first 6 months of employment. We also have a health and safety coordinator that conducts monthly fire and safety drills. We also conduct monthly "Health and Safety Checklists" to ensure that the center is following all heath and safety guidelines set by the state, NAEYC, Step Up to Quality and KinderCare.

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

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

Thank you for loving my child. It's comforting to know that she's in good hands and is leanring! Thank you!

- mom

Thank you so much for all that you and your staff have done for our family! Your kindness and flexibility are what sets your center above the rest! You will hold a special place in our memories and I will refer everyone to you!
Sincerely- The Hardy Family

- Parents

Thank you for making my girls feel like this is their 2nd home! ( Well it really is !! ) We love you all!

- Mom

I love this place for my kids! The teachers and staff are all GREAT! You all ROCK!!!

- Mom

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