Middletown KinderCare

Neferteri Gaskin,
Center Director

1250 Elliott Dr. Middletown OH 45044
Ph: (513) 422-0721
6-weeks to 12 Year-Olds
6:30 AM to 6:00 PM, M-F

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: at Roosevelt Blvd & Elliott Dr

NEIGHBORHOOD: Across the street from Arby's -- Off of state rt 122

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BUSED TO: Rosa Parks, Creekview, Amanda, Wildwood, and Central Academy

Teachers & Staff

At KinderCare Learning Center in Middletown, we hire only nurturing people with a passion for early childhood education. Then we build on that enthusiasm by investing in their training and continuing education. All lead teachers have a college degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field, and all staff members participate in 25 hours of specialized training throughout the school year. Teachers here are truly experts in the field of Early Childhood Education, and it shows daily through their classrooms and interactions with their students and families.

Neferteri Gaskin, Center Director

"Children are like sponges and they are ready and willing to soak up all the knowledge that is imparted to them."

Neferteri Gaskin has worked in the Early Childhood field for over ten years.  She has held various positions including lead teacher in various classrooms, Assistant Director and Center Director.  Working with children is something she loves to do and believes it is self rewarding to see the impact she is able to have on children.

Year Started:
3 Years
Years in ECE industry:
11 years
Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education

Jaymie Rae Norvell, Infants

""Children learn from everything that they see.""

Ms. Jaymie was a teacher at Outreach Daycare for a year before coming to KinderCare. Ms. Jaymie enjoys spending time with her children and helping others. Ms. Jaymie takes pride in knowing that she is helping children learn on a daily basis.

Year Started:
1 Year
Years in ECE industry:
2 years

Ashley Hamway, Preschool Classroom

""No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."
-Aesop, The Lion and The Mouse"

Ms. Ashley has worked in the field of childcare for about 1 year. Ms. Ashley enjoys watching the children explore the world around them. Ms. Ashley is overjoyed to partake in building childrens future, and believes that she learns from the children, while also teaching them.

Previous Experience:

Ms. Ashley previously worked with a head start program targeting speech. She also worked with the Autism Society of Northwest Ohio.

Year Started:
Years in ECE industry:
1 year
Bachelor Speech Pathology and Audiology

Ms. Erica Johnson, School Age

""Kids will be kids.""

Ms. Erica loves to work with children. Ms. Erica has been in the childcare field for about ten years. Ms. Erica enjoys spending time with her family during her spare time. The things Ms. Erica loves most about teaching children are; making them smile and showing them new things, day by day.

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Years in ECE industry:

Cherelle Hill, Toddler Classroom

""Children are our future and I feel honored to have an impact on their lives!""

Mrs. Cherelle has been a part of KinderCare for about a year, and she is very passionate about children of all ages. Ms. Cherelle loves to sing, read, and write. In her spare time she enjoys volunteering and being of assistance to others. Ms. Cherelle comes from a very large family, and enjoys being in the company of others

Year Started:
Years in ECE industry:
Social Work

Ms. Tisha, Infant Classroom

Ms. Tisha has been in the field of Early Childhood Education for 10 years, and has been a part of the teaching team at KinderCare for four years. Ms. Tisha feels that early childhood is one of the most important times in a child’s life, and she loves to be a part of their development and learning experiences. Every day Ms. Tisha is inspired to come to work because there is nothing more rewarding in life than seeing happiness and pride on a child’s face when they have accomplished something new. When Ms. Tisha is not at our school, she enjoys spending time with her two young boys and enjoys watching football games with her family.

Year Started:
4 Years
Years in ECE industry:
10 years
Associate Degree in Early Childhood

Ms. Melissa, Prekindergarten Classroom

Ms. Melissa has been a part of the teaching team at KinderCare for 27 years. Her love for children is what keeps her going. Ms. Melissa loves their hugs, their smiles, and the ability to watch them grow from day to day. Her passion for education is reignited each time she sees a child's eyes light up when they have learned something for the first time. Ms. Melissa enjoys time with her husband, and collecting pandas and angels.

Year Started:
28 Years
Years in ECE industry:
27 years
Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education

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