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Green Valley KinderCare

Leisel Anderson,
Center Director

1901 N Green Valley Pkwy Henderson NV 89074
Ph: (702) 263-9326
Ages:
6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
Open:
6:00 AM to 6:30 PM, M-F

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: across fron Merryhill next to Players Club Apts.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BUSED TO: Bartlett, Cox, and Nate Mack.

Teachers & Staff

The teachers and staff here at Green Valley KinderCare are passionate about educating and nurturing the children that attend our school. Our teaching staff strives for excellence through continuing education from biannual company professional development trainings. They attend a variety of trainings through the Nevada Registry, our local health department and other organizations in our community. Green Valley KinderCare teachers' success is their passion for teaching and their love for learning.

Tina Bakes, Assistant Director

"I love building relationships with the children and families."

Ms. Tina has been working with KinderCare since 1989 and lives near the center with her husband and daughter. In her free time she loves to shop with her daughter and read books when she can find a spare moment. 
Year Started:
8/1/1989
Tenure:
25 Years
Years in ECE industry:
25 Years
Education:
Working on Associates Degree

Ms. Summer Mactagone, School Administrator

"I am passionate about watching children develop and grow as they age into the next classroom. I enjoy the personal relationships I build with all of our families."

Summer has been with our KinderCare family since 2007. She has worked in our Infant and Toddler rooms. She has been our Learning Adventures teacher and our Health and Safety  Coordinator. She decided to go back to school for Early Childhood Education and received her Child Development Associate's Credential in Infant/Toddler. In 2011, Summer became our School Administrator. She enjoys her role her at KinderCare because she gets to build amazing relationships with our families as well as watch their children learn and grow. The lifetime relationships Summer is building with our families will always remain close to her heart.

Previous Experience:

Summer worked as a heart technichian before coming to KinderCare.

Year Started:
5/18/2007
Tenure:
8 Years
Years in ECE industry:
8 Years
Education:
Child Development Associate's Credential

Ms. Teresa, Infant Classroom

"My passion has always been to provide children with all possible tools to educate them and to advance their development."

Ms Teresa has worked in the Green Valley KinderCare for the past 4 years.  Ms Teresa spends her days interacting with the infants. Most of the time is spent with the children on the floor.  She helps develop language skills by talking to them during diaper changing, feeding and throughout the day. Ms Teresa keeps her families informed about their childs growth and development on a daily basis.

Previous Experience:

Ms. Theresa has previous experience working as a the owner and Director of a Home Learning Center and elementary teaching.

Year Started:
8/1/2011
Tenure:
3 Years
Years in ECE industry:
29 Years
Education:
BS-Human Development and Family Science, currently enrolled to obtain Masters of Education-Specialization Leadership and Administration

Michele, Prekindergarten and Preschool

Michele has always worked in the early childhood education field. She previously worked for Green Valley KinderCare but took a hiatus to be a full time mom. She continues to home school her daughter while coming back to the field she loves. She truly enjoys teaching everyday and is excited to be back.

Year Started:
6/29/2015
Years in ECE industry:
20

Ms. Elesa, School Age

Elesa has majored in Early Childhood Education and came to us from a previous school to continue a higher level of teaching. Elsa hopes to someday be a 3rd grade teacher in the Nevada School District.

Previous Experience:

Ms. Elesa has worked previously in a school setting as an infant and toddler teacher.

Year Started:
6/15/2015
Years in ECE industry:
1.5

Rylie, Toddlers and Twos

Rylie is new to the early childhood profession and is excited to teach children. She lives with her fiance and her beautiful little baby boy in Las Vegas.

Previous Experience:

Rylie comes to us new to the profession. She has a passion for teaching and loves the younger age groups.

Year Started:
6/22/2015
Years in ECE industry:
1

Ms. Romana, Toddler Classroom

"I love the children I work with and enjoy seeing them learn, grow and smile."

Ms. Romana came to work in Early Childhood Education after she had her own children. She wanted to provide children with the best environment possible. Her favorite activities with the children are the creative arts. Ms. Romana enjoys experiencing the self expression these activities allows for the children. She gets so much seeing children learn and grow in her care.

Previous Experience:

Ms. Romana has worked in the Early Childhood Education field for the past six years as a two-year-old and Toddler teacher.

Year Started:
4/1/2013
Tenure:
2 Years
Years in ECE industry:
9 Years

Ms. Sharon, Toddler Classroom

Sharon has been in the early childhood for 17 years and has been at Green Valley KinderCare for 1 year. She has 3 children and 3 grandchildren. She loves working with children and watching them grow and learn. 

Year Started:
2/14/2014
Tenure:
1 Year
Years in ECE industry:
20 Years

Ms. Sylvia, Toddler Classroom

"I have the only job in the world where I am greeted with hugs and smiles everyday."

Ms Sylvia has the pleasure of working with children and their families for 14 years with KinderCare.  She started out as a 2's teacher at our Danville, Ca. Kindercare in 2001. She transferred to Green Valley KinderCare her in Las Vegas in 2009. During her years of service to children, Sylvia obtained her B.A. in Human Development. Sylvia has greatly enjoyed working with children and she loves the added bonus of educating siblings of former students. 

Previous Experience:

Ms. Sylvia has experience raising her own child.

Year Started:
5/1/2001
Tenure:
14 Years
Years in ECE industry:
14 Years
Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Human Development, Associate's of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education

Ms. Kathy, Discovery Preschool Classroom

Ms. Kathy is our two year old teacher. She has been with Kindercare since 1986. She has had the opportunity to work with every age group. She loves working with children and helping them learn and grow. 

Year Started:
9/1/1986
Tenure:
28 Years
Years in ECE industry:
29 Years
Education:
Early Childhood Education

Ms. Naomi, Discovery Preschool Classroom

""I love making a difference!""

Ms. Naomi came to work at KinderCare Green Valley this past year. She earned her Child Development Associate's Credential in 1998 and has continued to renew it throughout the years. Ms. Naomi loves science and art activities with the children in her classroom. She loves to see the children learn and grow throughout the years.

Previous Experience:

Ms. Naomi has worked in Early Childhood Education since she graduated from high school. She has worked in six other Preschools in the states of North Carolina, Florida and Virginia.

Year Started:
5/1/2010
Tenure:
5 Years
Years in ECE industry:
17 Years
Education:
Child Development Associate's Credential

Ms. Jennifer, Preschool Classroom

"I love working with young children and watching them learn new things every day."

Ms. Jennifer is a military spouse with two children. She has worked for KinderCare Green Valley this past year and loves their curriculum and approach to teaching children. She enjoys teaching her children and being able to shape and mold their minds.

Previous Experience:

Ms. Jennifer has worked with all age groups in different centers spanning from the East Coast to the West Coast.

Year Started:
10/1/2012
Tenure:
2 Years
Years in ECE industry:
8 Years
Education:
Associate's of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education, Bachelor's of Science Degree in Family Studies (Sociology)

Ms. Danielle, Discovery Preschool

"It gives me great joy and satisfaction working with and being around these young and eager minds."

Ms. Danielle has worked for knowledge universe since November 2012 and was hired shortly after graduating from high school. From an early age she has always had a love for small children and they seem to love her right back. She plans on pursuing further education in the child care field and hopes to continue working with children for many years to come. Her passion is music and all things outdoors. She is a native of southern Nevada and loves all that there is to do in the area. Ms. Danielle believes in serving others through her community, church, and family.

Year Started:
11/1/2012
Tenure:
2 Years
Years in ECE industry:
1 Year

Ms. Tiffney, Prekindergarten Classroom

"A person's a person no matter how small - Dr Seuss"

Ms. Tiffney is our pre-kindergarten teacher and has her CDA in early childhood education. She is currently working toward her AA in early childhood education and has been with KinderCare since 2003. Her passion is creating a fun learning environment for her children every day.

Year Started:
6/1/2003
Tenure:
12 Years
Years in ECE industry:
20 Years
Education:
Child Development Associate Early Childhood Education

Ms. Allison, School Age Classroom, Health & Safety Coordinator, Bus Driver

"I love working with children. I love when I walk into the classroom and they run up to hug me and say 'Ms. Allison you're here.' It makes me feel so special."

Ms. Allison has known she wanted to work with children since she was thirteen-years-old and babysat her cousins. She is funny with a great sense of humor that her children love. She is loved by her co-workers. Ms. Allison has many families and children come back to visit her at KinderCare just to say 'Hi'. Her favorite part of the day is story time. She loves to read to the children. Ms. Allison can make any story fun and exciting for her class.

Year Started:
1/1/1999
Tenure:
16 Years
Years in ECE industry:
27 Years

Ms. Nancy, Bus Driver, Kitchen

"I love working with children and seeing them smile when I come into the classrooms. It makes me happy knowing the children are happy."

Ms. Nancy has always known she wanted to work with children. She started working in the Early Childhood Education field while still attending high school. Ms. Nancy's love for children is what drives her to continue to provide children with positive experiences while in her care. When growing up at home she took care of her three younger brothers.

Previous Experience:

Ms. Nancy spent eight years in another preschool before joining the KinderCare team.

Year Started:
1/1/2013
Tenure:
2 Years
Years in ECE industry:
13 Years
Education:
HighScope Certificate

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