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Greenacres KinderCare

Christine Carirdi,
Center Director

3035 Jog Rd Greenacres FL 33467
Ph: (561) 641-7435
Ages:
6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
Open:
6:30 AM to 6:30 PM, M-F

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: at Jog Rd & 10th Ave N

NEIGHBORHOOD: NW Corner of 10th Ave N. & Jog West of Hwy 95 (Forest Hill or 10th Ave)

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BUSED TO: Liberty Park, Cholee Lakes

Teachers & Staff

We welcome you to get to know a little more about our staff. You will find that our staff represents a fine combination of Early Childhood Education experience as well various cultures. We look forward to meeting you and your family in the near future.

Christine Carirdi, Center Director

""This is my passion: providing children with a strong foundation for the future.""

In 2004 Chalsie began her career as a Prekindergarten teacher. She has continued on as the Learning Adventures teacher and Program Specialist, which gave her insight into all of our classroom's exciting curriculum. Following this, in 2006, she had the great experience of becoming an Assistant Director at our Royal Palm Beach location. She then returned to her current location to take over the role as the Center Director in 2010.

Previous Experience:

Prior to starting at KinderCare Chalsie ran her own in-home daycare center.

Year Started:
9/1/2004
Tenure:
9 Years
Years in ECE industry:
20 years
Education:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Child Development and Family Relations, Minor in Sociology

Patricia Crump, Assistant Director

""Working with children is the most rewarding field I've worked in. Watching the children grow and learn and being part of that is a reward like no other.""

Patricia began her career in childhood education right here at KinderCare in Lake Worth in February of 1999 and has remained here ever since. She started as a Toddler teacher, then became the Preschool teacher. She has been the cook, filled-in in every classroom and taught Voluntary Prekindergarten. Patricia teaches the Learning Adventures program and has had the opportunity to become the Assistant Director.

Previous Experience:

Prior to starting at KinderCare Patricia worked in the customer service field for 12 years.

Year Started:
2/5/1999
Tenure:
15 Years
Years in ECE industry:
14 years
Education:
Associate in Science Degree in Early Childhood Education

Ms. Shola, Infant Classroom

""Teaching gives me an opportunity to inspire and to be creative, especially with the littlest ones.""

There are no tiny moments in Ms. Shola's day. She is constantly amazed at the process of learning at the youngest level. Watching her students master the most basic art of movement is enough to inspire her to inspire them. She inspires and creates a foundation for future learning!

Previous Experience:

Previously employed for three years as a preschool Assistant Director.

Year Started:
1/1/2012
Tenure:
2 Years
Years in ECE industry:
3 years
Education:
Child Development Associate's credential

Ms. Channa, Toddler Classroom

Ms. Channa is dedicated to teaching and providing our curriculum to her students. She understands and enjoys the learning process that she is a part of with these new learners. Ms. Channa is currently enrolled in college classes to obtain a degree in Early Childhood Education and to gain as much insight in this important field.

Previous Experience:

Previously employed as a nanny.

Year Started:
1/1/2012
Tenure:
2 Years
Years in ECE industry:
1 year
Education:
Enrolled in Florida Childcare Courses

Ms. Lynn, Toddler Classroom

""I love all children! I love their smiles and their laughs. I love watching them achieve something for the first time; it makes my heart melt. I love teaching them and watching them reach their goals.""

Ms. Lynn has worked at KinderCare for almost two years now.

Previous Experience:

Previously employed for eight years working with elementary school children.

Year Started:
4/20/2011
Tenure:
3 Years
Years in ECE industry:
10 years
Education:
Enrolled in Florida Childcare Courses

Ms. Mayra, Discovery Preschool Classroom

""I love my job, and I am making my educational choice, a successful choice. It brings me so much joy to see the children learn and grow. ""

Ms. Mayra has been working in Early Childhood Education for five years. She loves working with children of all ages. She enjoys teaching, as well as learning something new each day.

Previous Experience:

Has had five years in a preschool setting.

Year Started:
12/1/2012
Tenure:
1 Year
Years in ECE industry:
5 years
Education:
Child Development Associate's credential

Ms. Eglee, Preschool Classroom

""I love my job because I love to teach the children and see their faces when they do something they've never done before. They did it because I taught them.""

Ms. Eglee is originally from Caracas, Venezuela and after being a nanny in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she started working for KinderCare in 2006. She comes to work every morning for the smiles and hugs from the children and the positive feed back from the parents.

Previous Experience:

Previously employed as a nanny.

Year Started:
5/5/2006
Tenure:
8 Years
Years in ECE industry:
6 years
Education:
Associate's Degree in Arts

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