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Intech Park KinderCare

Lynn Turman, Center Director

7010 Intech Blvd. Indianapolis IN 46278
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Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
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Neighborhood:
Intech Business Park

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
TO AND FROM transportation to Central, Deer Run, Eagle Creek, Fishback, Guion, New Agusta, Snacks, Eastbrook.

Welcome

Welcome to the KinderCare School on Intech Boulevard! We are located off 71st street and Intech Boulevard, just a minute away from I-465 and I-65. Walking in our front door you will immediately feel welcomed by our friendly staff and cozy environment. Each room is designed to foster your child’s individual growth and development. From our Infant room to our School Age Club, our teachers and support staff are passionate about each child’s success!

Lynn Turman, Center Director

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AMERICA’S MOST ACCREDITED

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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SCHOOL-READY

Our kids are taking off!

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

Accreditation

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.

Monthly Activities

July's Learning Focus

Children 6 weeks to 3 years old: What’s the Weather and Wonderful Water
This month we go all natural as infants and toddlers are introduced to the weather and children in Discovery Preschool experiment and have fun with water. Sensory adventures will continue for infants as they explore playing with colored water and experiment with how pinwheels and scarves move in the wind. Meanwhile, toddlers will use musical instruments to create the sound of rain and will connect their learning to the world as they role-play different weather scenarios, such as a warm summer day at the beach and a cold, snowy winter day. In Discovery Preschool, children will be learning about different bodies of water as well as how people use water in their everyday lives.

Children 4 to 5 years old: Spectacular Science and All About Books
In the first two weeks of this month, we take older children on a scientific journey of discovery to learn more about the natural world before turning the focus to the amazing world of books! Preschoolers will learn about states of matter, force, motion, and magnetism; children in Pre-K will learn about natural formations like rivers, mountains, and deserts; and kindergarteners will discover the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling. When we turn to books, children will learn about the different parts of books, explore the roles of author and illustrator, and learn what makes a book fiction or nonfiction.

November's Learning Focus

Children 6 weeks to 3 years old: Foods and Flavors
This month infants, toddlers, and the little ones in Discovery Preschool will be exploring foods and flavors! It’s never too early to expose children to healthy food—even babies who aren’t eating solids yet. All children will explore, read about, play with, and create around different foods, but each age group will have a different focus. Infants will practice sensory exploration and create their own pretend soup, toddlers will count and measure food items, and the children in Discovery Preschool will learn about the different food groups—including a pretend farmers market. 

Children 4–5 years old: Farms and Community
The older children will focus on learning first about farms, and then their community! Farms are filled with so many science- and social science-based learning opportunities for children. Children will learn all about barns and farming equipment, which animals are raised on a farm, and which crops are grown. They’ll also focus on their own communities and learn all about the different kinds of places that exist, the people who live there, and the jobs that those people do.

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.

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

Cooking

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.

Math

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.

Music

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

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?

Teachers & Staff

Welcome to KinderCare Learning Center, the premiere early childhood learning center. We provide a high quality educational environment to your child through enriched daily activities, safe classroom environments, and quality staff members. As a staff we are dedicated to both the education and the safety of your child. If you at any point have any questions for us, feel free to stop in the office, call or e-mail with the contact information provided. We feel privileged and honored that you have chosen our establishment for your child. Thank you for trusting your loved one with us.

  • Lynn Turman

    Lynn Turman, Center Director

    I am inspired by the wonderful families and children we have in our school, and by the amazing and professional teaching staff we have that are truly passionate about teaching and caring for our children.

    Terry has been a Director for KinderCare Learning center in Wisconsin (1995 - 2001), a District Manager in Illinois (2001 - 2003), and a Director in Indiana since 2003 including her current position as Director of the Intech Blvd. location. She is married and both of her children attended KinderCare. Terry is currently completing her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education with a graduation date of December 2015 and continues to take early childhood classes in order to enrich the school and teaching staff.

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining KinderCare, Terry spent 15 years in retail merchandising. She has held the positions of Assistant Store Manager, Personnel and Operations Manager and Buyer for a major department store chain.
    Year Started:
    1/1/1995
    Tenure:
    22 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    24 Years
    Education:
    Associate's Degree in Business Administration, 24 Credits in Early Childhood Education
  • Ashley Archie

    Ashley Archie, Assistant Director

    I love watching children learn and grow! I am inspired by the smile on each child's face as they enter the center every day.

    Ashley joined the KinderCare team at Intech in June of 2014.  Ashley takes an active role in training the teaching staff, and implementing the curriculum in the center.  Ashley ensures that each child is given the best educational opportunities and that the curriculum is tailored to meet the needs of each child.  In addition she is very caring and passionate in teaching the children and communicating with families.

    Previous Experience:
    Ashley has been teaching since 2007, and was a Program Specialist, and Health and Safety Coordinator, prior to transferring to our KinderCare location.
    Year Started:
    1/1/2010
    Tenure:
    7 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    7 Years
    Education:
    Child Development Associate's Credential
  • Kelly Liggans

    Kelly Liggans, Assistant Director

    Kelly enjoys working with children and families. Kelly has one daughter and is a foster parent. She enjoys basketball, rollerskating, reading and writing. Kelly is going to school to optain her bachlors degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Special Education.

    Previous Experience:
    Kelly has over 15 years of experience in the childcare field. She loves promoting the development and implimenting education in young children.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Day- Judith Viorst
    Years in ECE industry:
    15
    Education:
    Early Childhood Eduaction Associates Credential and Degree
  • Shannon Arbogast

    Shannon Arbogast, Assistant Director

    A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a park." -Chinese Proverb

    Shannon has 15 years of teaching experience. She has experince teaching in public schools, Montessori schools and Department of Defense Child development centers. Shannon has 2 years of Site Director experience and 1 yr of Assistant Director experience. She studied Early Childhood Education and Buisness at Nashville State Community College. Shannon is an advocate for children and promotes a positive learning environment for them and the teachers. She focuses on creating meaningful relationships with children and their parents.

    Shannon is from Alabama, but has lived and worked in CDC's in 5 U.S. states. Shannon is married and has two children of her own and a dog. She enjoys traveling, shopping, and reading.

    Previous Experience:
    Shannon has 15 years of teaching experience. She has experince teaching in public schools, Montessori schools and Department of Defense Child development centers. Shannon has 2 years of Site Director experience and 1 yr of Assistant Director experience.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    "The Gruffalo" by Julia Donaldson
    Year Started:
    3/17/2015
    Tenure:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    15
    Education:
    Early Childhood Development Associates Credential
  • Chara Lane

    Chara Lane, Program Specialist

    The thing I love about teaching is having a lasting impact on the early learning stages for children. I am inspired by being hands on with the children and their families to help provide a safe educational environment.

    Chara joined our school in 2014 when she was promoted from another KinderCare location. She is very passionate about working with our children and families, and is committed to providing the best education and care for them. Her educational background is in Child Development and Family Studies. Prior to her promotion to assistant director she taught toddler and two year old children. Chara is inspired by being hands on with the children and families to help provide a safe learning environment.

    Previous Experience:
    Chara taught in the toddler and two year old classroom at another KinderCare location. She studied Child Development and Family Studies, and trained in our Learning Adventures enrichment program.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    "The Snowy Day" Ezra Jack Keats
    Year Started:
    4/30/2013
    Tenure:
    4 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    10 Years
    Education:
    Child Development and Family Studies Credential
  • Chrissy

    Chrissy, 2 yr Olds

    Chrissy plans on attending classes to obtain her Early Childhood Education credential. Working with children inspires her. She loves knowing that she is helping children excel.

    Previous Experience:
    Chrissy has 12 years of experience of teaching and mentoring children.
    Years in ECE industry:
    12
  • Mack

    Mack, Pre-K & School Age

    Mr. Mack has been teaching for 4 years. Prior to teaching he served in our military. He has experience working with children with special needs. He is currently obtaining his Early Childhood Education Credential. Mack enjoys helping children better themselves and guiding them. It is important to him that he is a positive role model. Seeing children smile and knowing he is making a difference inspires him to continue to work with children.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    "Green Eggs and Ham" - Dr. Suess
  • Jessica

    Jessica, Toddler Classroom

    Jessica currently attends Ivy Tech and is obtaining a degree in Human Services. Jessica enjoys watching the children learn and grow to become more self-sufficient.

    Previous Experience:
    Jessica has experience volunteering as a teacher.
  • Latesha

    Latesha, Toddlers

    Latesha has 1 year of teaching expierence. She is planning to obtain her CDA certification soon.

    Previous Experience:
    Latesha has 1 yr of teaching experience.
  • Ms. Latrice

    Ms. Latrice, Infant Classroom

    Working with children brightens up my day to see all their smiling faces! I like to know that I am teaching them something and helping them grow. It brings me joy to see them reach their developmental milestones!

    Latrice has been with KindeCare since January 16, 2013. She has a Associate Degree in Computer Technology and is pursuing an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Development. Expected graduation date will be March of 2014.
    In the Infant Classroom Latrice plans individual activities for each child that involves brain games, first words, building buddies, making friends, and a home-school connection. Latrice also implements art and sensory activities throughout the month with her babies.

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining our KinderCare location Latrice worked at another location from 1998 - 1999 and has had experience with babysitting.
    Year Started:
    1/16/2013
    Tenure:
    4 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    2 Years
  • Ms. Kristin

    Ms. Kristin, Infant & Toddlers

    I love to see the children inspired by learning something new each day. It's the most rewarding experience! I am inspired to come to work because of the the way I am greeted by the children. They really show the love they have for others.

    Ms. Kristin has been a wonderful addition to our Pre-Kindergarten classroom. She is very energetic and truly loves interacting with the children. Her passion for working with children is evident and she provides a warm and nurturing environment for them to learn and grow in.

    Year Started:
    11/18/2013
    Tenure:
    3 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    10
    Education:
    Child Development Associate's Credential
  • Ambria

    Ambria, Toddler Class

    Ambria has one daughter and loves o build relationships with other children. It is important to her to make a difference in the lives of children. She is currently studying Social Services and Communcations at Indiana State University.

    Previous Experience:
    Ambria has experience in Early Childhood Education and working with children in Big Brothers & Big Sisters Advocacy
    Years in ECE industry:
    11
  • Ms. Kourtney

    Ms. Kourtney, Older Twos Classroom

    I love interacting with the children. I enjoy making a difference, and fostering their development. I am inspired to come to work everyday by the interactions I have with the children in my care.

    Kourtney joined our learning center in January of 2009 and is the foundation of our infant and toddler teaching team.  She is the longest term teacher in our school and has developed many strong relationships with our families and children.  Kourtney has her Bachelors degree in Mass Communications and Early Childhood Education from Dillard University in New Orleans, LA.

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining our KinderCare team Kourtney was a Kindergarten teacher, Head start Instructional Assistant, and an Instructional Assistant at Nora Elementary in the Special Needs classroom.
    Year Started:
    1/1/2009
    Tenure:
    8 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    5 Years
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in Education

Upcoming Center Activities

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July's Learning Focus

Children 6 weeks to 3 years old: What’s the Weather and Wonderful Water
This month we go all natural as infants and toddlers are introduced to the weather and children in Discovery Preschool experiment and have fun with water. Sensory adventures will continue for infants as they explore playing with colored water and experiment with how pinwheels and scarves move in the wind. Meanwhile, toddlers will use musical instruments to create the sound of rain and will connect their learning to the world as they role-play different weather scenarios, such as a warm summer day at the beach and a cold, snowy winter day. In Discovery Preschool, children will be learning about different bodies of water as well as how people use water in their everyday lives.

Children 4 to 5 years old: Spectacular Science and All About Books
In the first two weeks of this month, we take older children on a scientific journey of discovery to learn more about the natural world before turning the focus to the amazing world of books! Preschoolers will learn about states of matter, force, motion, and magnetism; children in Pre-K will learn about natural formations like rivers, mountains, and deserts; and kindergarteners will discover the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling. When we turn to books, children will learn about the different parts of books, explore the roles of author and illustrator, and learn what makes a book fiction or nonfiction.

Tuesday July 04, 2017
Center Closed for 4th of July

Monday July 17, 2017
Open House

Save your space today!  Our teachers would like to invite you to our Open House event, from July 17th – 21st.

Come meet our team! They’d love to tell you about their passion for teaching and how our kids enter school better prepared than their peers. Experience what a day at our center is like, meet other parents, and see the fun our students are having. Best of all, you’ll see our curriculum in action and watch the children laugh as they learn. 

Tuesday July 18, 2017
Open House

Save your space today!  Our teachers would like to invite you to our Open House event, from July 17th – 21st.

Come meet our team! They’d love to tell you about their passion for teaching and how our kids enter school better prepared than their peers. Experience what a day at our center is like, meet other parents, and see the fun our students are having. Best of all, you’ll see our curriculum in action and watch the children laugh as they learn. 

Wednesday July 19, 2017
Open House

Save your space today!  Our teachers would like to invite you to our Open House event, from July 17th – 21st.

Come meet our team! They’d love to tell you about their passion for teaching and how our kids enter school better prepared than their peers. Experience what a day at our center is like, meet other parents, and see the fun our students are having. Best of all, you’ll see our curriculum in action and watch the children laugh as they learn. 

Thursday July 20, 2017
Open House

Save your space today!  Our teachers would like to invite you to our Open House event, from July 17th – 21st.

Come meet our team! They’d love to tell you about their passion for teaching and how our kids enter school better prepared than their peers. Experience what a day at our center is like, meet other parents, and see the fun our students are having. Best of all, you’ll see our curriculum in action and watch the children laugh as they learn. 

Friday July 21, 2017
Open House

Save your space today!  Our teachers would like to invite you to our Open House event, from July 17th – 21st.

Come meet our team! They’d love to tell you about their passion for teaching and how our kids enter school better prepared than their peers. Experience what a day at our center is like, meet other parents, and see the fun our students are having. Best of all, you’ll see our curriculum in action and watch the children laugh as they learn. 

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.

Languages Spoken at Our Center

  • Spanish

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • AM Snack
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Center Menu

Holidays Observed

Our center will be closed New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
 

Health and Safety

Here at KinderCare, one of our top priorities is the safety of your children. The front door of our center has a coded entry where only authorized family members will have a code to enter.  Our Health & Safety Coordinator’s role is to ensure our preparedness of direct emergencies, maintaining high cleanliness and safety standards in all classrooms, and conducting safety training exercises.
 

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.

My daughter has been with KinderCare since she was three months old. Her teachers have taught her so many things under their care. Throughout the week as an infant she would bring the cutest & the most creative art home for us to have for her baby book. Developmentally, I strongly would recommend this childcare to anyone who is looking for a nurturing and educational facility for their child!

- Father

Tasha and Sarah,
I would like to thank you for caring for my child and the other children at the KinderCare Learning Center. You might share a funny story of my child's behavior in the classroom or on the school bus ride to the Center. You are always busy educating the kids, decorating the center, listening to the kids enthusiasm when you make an announcement of a word during bingo and hosting special events at the center.
In addition, I would like to thank you for taking time to greet me and listen to me when I stop in. You inform me of updates, provide me with documents which needs to be completed, make contact with me if you have not seen my child in a while.

- Parent
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