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Pottstown KinderCare

Linda Moser, Center Director

1550 Industrial Highway Pottstown PA 19464
(610) 326-0554 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 YEAR-OLDS

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Special Instructions:
Off the Armand Hammer Blvd exit of Route 422 next to the Days Inn

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Lower Pottsgrove School District Ringing Rocks Elementary and Lower Pottsgrove schools.

  • Accreditation Seal Every Day · Every Child · Excellence · Accreditated · Knowledge Universe
  • NAEYC Accreditation NAEYC


Congratulations to our Knowledge Universe Early Childhood Educator Award winner Ms. Jaime! Welcome to the Pottstown KinderCare. We are conveniently located near the Armand Hammer Boulevard and Route 422 Entrance. We have been a presence in the community for over 25 years. Our staff commitment to Early Childhood Education and their years of service has enabled us to become NAEYC accredited and maintain a Keystone Star 4 rating. Our experts have designed our curriculum to help prepare your child for success in school and beyond. With designated learning centers such as dramatic play and blocks in every classroom, children have the opportunity for rich social play and child-initiated discovery. You’ll also find that our classrooms feature a print-rich environment full of carefully selected materials, written charts and labels, and children’s literature. By helping your child connect spoken words and print, we’re helping develop early literacy and writing skills. Whether your child has first words or kindergarten on the horizon, we’re excited to show you how everything in our center is designed for learning!

Linda Moser, Center Director

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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.

Soccer Shots

Teachers & Staff

<strong>The Knowledge Universe Early Childhood Educator Awards identify and celebrate the “best of the best” in early childhood education. Each year, a select number of the best of the best teachers are awarded with this prestigious award. This year, Ms. Jaime was selected as one of the best! She was awarded for the amazing things she does as a Discovery Preschool teacher each day. Congratulations Ms. Jaime!</strong><br /> <br /> With a combined total of 178 years experience, the teachers at Pottstown KinderCare have served many children and families in the surrounding communities. By providing a consistent learning and nurturing experience, the staff provide the opportunity for each child to grow successfully. The relationships that have been cultivated over the years continue to grow. We love to hear and celebrate student’s accomplishments. They are “our family!”

  • Linda Moser

    Linda Moser, Center Director

    They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel." - Carol Buchner

    Linda has been the Center Director at KinderCare for the past eighteen years. Prior to that she taught Kindergarten in Lansdale at a private school for six years, taught at The Holland School for five years and also taught at Four Seasons Day School for five years. Linda graduated with an Associate's Degree from Montgomery County Community College and she has her Director Credential Certificate from Reading Area Community College. She has been married for 33 years to her high school sweetheart. They have two wonderful children; Kimberly, 29, and Daniel, 25. Linda just recently became a grandmother for the first time and her granddaughter attends the KinderCare where "Memom" gets to spend plenty of quality time with her! In her spare time, Linda enjoys reading, shopping and of course spending time with her beautiful granddaughter and family. Linda is very much a people person and enjoys meeting new people and spending time with them. She has been a great asset to our center as she is very dedicated and very passionate about her job.

    Year Started:
    20 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    36 Years
    Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Deb Scherer

    Deb Scherer, Assistant Director

    I would like to provide every child with a safe place so that they may have positive experiences throughout the day. The families appreciate seeing a familiar face.

    Deb started her early childhood career in the Toddler Room. She then stepped into the Assistant Director role, but still spends time in the classroom. Deb has seen many changes over the years and supports the positive growth we have made. The connection she has made with families over the years carries on even after the child has left the center.

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining KinderCare, Deb was a nurses aide and playground monitor.
    Year Started:
    26 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    20 years
    Child Development Associate's credential
  • Ms. Sandy, Infant & Toddler Classrooms

    I enjoy watching children develop and grow. I want to be someone who positively reinforces the fundamentals of learning.

    Ms. Sandy joined our team in September 2013. She has been at home raising her two boys for the last thirteen years and enjoys volunteering at their schools. She is currently working toward a childcare certificate with the potential to achieve and Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Sandy enjoys gardening and spending time with her family.

    Year Started:
    2 Years
  • Ms. Jackie, Toddler Classroom

    “I enjoy working with children and learning about each child. I believe every child is special in their own unique way. With a nurturing environment, a child will grow from a tiny seed into a beautiful flower that can touch the sky.”

    Ms. Jackie started working in Early Childhood right out of high school. She obtained her Child Development Associate's credential in 2008. Over the years, Jackie has worked with every age group. Through positive interactions, she is able to keep learning fun and exciting, using age-appropriate techniques geared to the age group.

    Year Started:
    21 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    18 years
    Child Development Associate's credential
  • Ms. Kristina, Toddler Classroom

    “The wonder, curiosity and passion to learn and discover is what I love about children. They are always trying to figure out what something is and how to make it work – or make it better. Their innocence, love, and curiosity never ceases to amaze me and inspires me to keep learning and growing, too.

    Ms. Kristina started working at KinderCare after high school graduation. She started as an aide, then became an assistant teacher, and upon completion of her Associate's Degree in Elementary Education, she became the teacher in the toddler room.

    Year Started:
    11 Years
    Associate's Degree in Elementary Education
  • Ms. Jaime, Discovery Preschool Classroom

    “Everyday is a new day with two-and-three-year-old kids. They are learning something new each day, and their personalities are developing. It’s such a great age!”

    <strong>Congratulations Ms. Jaime on being one of this year’s Knowledge Universe Early Childhood Educator Award winners! You’re truly one of the best of the best!</strong><br /> <br /> Ms. Jaime started with our center as a student teacher. She obtained her Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Jaime recently earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Eastern University in Elementary Education with a focus in Early Childhood and Special Education. Ms. Jaime serves as Program Specialist, trainer, and mentor in our facility.

    Year Started:
    15 Years
    Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education, Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Jordan, Discovery Preschool Classroom

    “The mind of a young child is amazing and their curiosity intrigues me. I enjoy being able to guide the children on a daily basis.

    Ms. Jordan received her Child Development Associate's credential in 2009 and has seven years experience working with children of all ages. She enjoys seeing curious minds at work and loves watching them grow into independent Preschool children.

    Year Started:
    7 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    7 Years
    Child Development Associate's Credential
  • Ms. Jamie, Prekindergarten Classroom

    “Helping children learn and grow emotionally and socially is a great joy. I love to see the excitement in the children’s faces when they are able to complete something on their own.”

    Ms. Jamie earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Penn State University and certification in Early Childhood from Alvernia. Ms. Jamie also completed her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Capella University. In the time that Ms. Jamie has been with KinderCare, she has enjoyed being a part of the Prekindergarten Counts family.

    Year Started:
    8 Years
    Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education, Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Karen, Prekindergarten Classroom

    “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is the work of childhood.” - Fred Rogers

    Ms. Karen has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from West Chester University. She has worked in child care for the past 19 years and is beginning her tenth year at KinderCare. Her entire focus is preparing each child for Kindergarten in all areas of development including social, emotional, cognitive, fine and gross motor skills, while maintaining a playful environment. Independence is strongly encouraged, as creating a sense of self-confidence will enable the children to smoothly make the transition from preschool to Kindergarten.

    Year Started:
    11 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    19 years
    Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology
  • Ms. Tina, Prekindergarten Classroom

    I like that everyday is different when you work with children. I also like to see the enthusiasm children show when they are being taught new things.

    Ms. Tina graduated from Millersville University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. Ms. Tina also earned a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Capella University. Tina is our lead teacher in the Prekindergarten Counts program, a partnership with the Pottstown School District. Ms. Tina also facilitates many of our training programs and heads our Health and Safety Program for our school. Ms. Tina enjoys facilitating the learning of the students in her classroom and she enjoys helping the students grow socially and emotionally.

    Year Started:
    8 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    5 years
    Bachelor of Science in Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Stephanie, Cook

    “I love to watch the children laugh, learn, and grow. I am fascinated to see the problem-solving skills the children develop.

    In the year’s time that Ms. Steph has worked at KinderCare, she is enjoying the special bond she is developing with the children. Ms. Steph maintains all aspects of running a kitchen from preparing food to ordering inventory. When in a classroom, she is often found reading books or feeding infants.

    Year Started:
    3 Years

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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.

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • AM Snack
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Additional Menu Options

  • Gluten free
  • Vegetarian

Holidays Observed

New Years Day<br /> Presidents Day (PPD Training)<br /> Memorial Day<br /> 4th of July<br /> Labor Day<br /> Columbus Day (PPD Training)<br /> Thanksgiving<br /> The Day after Thanksgiving<br /> Christmas

Health and Safety

Our large outdoor play areas are fenced on all sides for your child's safety. These play areas are checked daily to maintain safe conditions. Staff maintain current First Aid and CPR certification along with annual fire safety training. Our center also conducts monthly fire and disaster drills. We pride ourselves on our dedication to your child's safety and well being.

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.

This is a bitter sweet transition for our family. We have been with Kindercare for over eight years between our two boys. While we are so excited to enter this new chapter of having two school age children, it also means that we must say goodbye to all of the wonderful teachers at KLC.
The words " thank you" don't begin to capture the appreciation we feel for all you've done for our family. Yes, you've taught them their letters, numbers,colors and shapes, but it's also so much more then that. You've comforted my children when they were distraught, bandaged their boo-boos when they got hurt, mediated their conflicts with peers, encouraged them to try new things, stimulated their curiosity and fostered their imaginations.
You've helped to raise my children during the hours when I couldn't  be with them. I was able to to go to work every day with the peace of mind that my children were safe and well cared for. There has never been a time when I questioned if Kindercare was the best placement for my children. NEVER.
You listened to any concerns I've had over the years and always treated my husband and me with dignity and respect. We've been encouraged to partcipate and volunteer in classroom events and to share in our children's learning on a regular basis.
We also very much value the curriculum offered by Kindercare. Both Logan and Aiden habe been so well prepared for the demands and expectations of Kindergarten, that the trantion to elementary school has been a smooth one.
So, for lack of a better way to say this; THANK YOU!! Thank you for all that you do to set young children on a path to success.... in school and in life.

- Family

We wanted to let you all know what an important part of the Apeaer Family you have all been to us. From the first day with Amanda in 2000 to now, 10 years later, you have been such an important part of our children's lives. We know that Amanda and Jack were always being taken care of with love, care, special attention and a lot of patience. You have helped us stop using the "binky", potty trained with us and helped them navigate their first steps. You were there to help them learn their colors, letters, shapes, and do their first art work. You were there when Amanda tried to take over the class and when Jack had a "little extra" energy. You have helped raise our children and for that we are so grateful! There are not enough words to say how much we appreciate all of you. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. You are all very special people with very important jobs that mean so much to so many families! Thank you.

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