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Millbrook KinderCare

Samantha Williams, Center Director

223 West Millbrook Rd. Raleigh NC 27609
(919) 781-4642 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds

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Special Instructions:
between Six Forks Rd & N Hills Dr

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Millbrook, Lynn Road, Green Road, Douglas Elementary & York.

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Thank you for choosing Millbrook KinderCare!  We hope you will join us on exploring the world and learning during everyday adventures.  From discovering textures in our infant classroom, to expanding literacy knowledge in the school age classroom, our center can meet all your early childhood education needs.  With a dedicated and experienced staff, our center is bursting with energy and enthusiasm; we love learning, and we know you will love learning with us! If you have any questions, or would like to see the great things happening here on a tour, please call us at 919-781-4642 or stop by anytime.

Samantha Williams, 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.

Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program


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.

Teachers & Staff

Here at Millbrook KinderCare, our staff is passionate about learning and look forward to engaging children in the world each and every day.

  • Samantha Williams, Center Director

    A person is a person, no matter how small." - Dr. Seuss


    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining the KinderCare family, Samantha was a Teacher Assistant with the Prince William County Public School System in Virginia. She has a passion for providing children of all ages with a meaningful and quality education.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    Dr. Seuss
    Year Started:
    9 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    16 Years
    Bachelor of Science in Human Services
  • Catina Liverman, Assistant Director

    Year Started:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    Bachelor of Art in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Nadia

    Ms. Nadia, Center Floater

    I love my job because I enjoy spending time with children.

    Ms. Nadia joins us with a long history of caring for children. She has over 14 years of previous experience. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and caring for friends and family.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Nadia worked for other childcare education facilities before becoming a part of our team.
    Year Started:
    4 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    15 Years
    Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Sociology; Associate of Arts Degree in Child Development
  • Ms. Aishah, Infant Classroom

    I love my job because I love the children I care for.

    Ms. Aishah is the longest-running member of our team. She has been such a nurturing teacher with her infants and toddlers in her classrooms over the past ten years She loves to work with this age group! in her spare time, Ms. Aishah enjoys cooking and camping.

    Year Started:
    13 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    10 Years
    Credentials in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Sherell, Toddler Classroom

    The best way to predict the future is to invent it. -Alan Ka

    Ms. Sherell has been with KinderCare for awhile and enjoys every moment! She brings creativity to her classroom every day and loves how the children's faces light up the room when they understand what they are learning. Ms. Sherell is continuing her education by completeing her Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education at Wake Technical Community College. Once she receives her degree her plans are to continue helping children excell academically in all developmental areas.
    Previous Experience:
    Customer Service Representative
    Year Started:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    Currently pursuing Bachalor of Art in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Tameeka

    Ms. Tameeka, Two's Classroom

    I love my job because I love working with my students and seeing them happily learning and playing together.

    Ms. Tameeka joins our team with a background in early childhood education. She has a deep passion for the toddlers and discovery preschool programs. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

    Year Started:
    7 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    12 Years
    Credentials in Early Childhood Education

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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.

Languages Spoken at Our Center

  • American Sign Language
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Holidays Observed

Christmas Eve close at 3 pm
Christmas Day
New Year's Day
President's Day
Memorial Day
Independance Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Thanksgiving & Black Friday

Health and Safety

At Millbrook KinderCare, safety is our top priority. Each staff member is CPR and First Aid certified.  Our center features a keypad entry system along with taking the most diligent safety precautions in child safety inside each classroom.

At KinderCare, what families say about us means a lot. Read below some of the great experiences our families have had with us.

Share Your Story
If you have a story about your experience at KinderCare, please share your story with us.

At two years in age, my daughter had never been to daycare or stayed with anyone other than myself. I had decided to go back to work, so I was scared at the at first, but KinderCare was absolutely the right place for her. She has found a lot of support and loving care while learning so much every day! Miss Kris is a fantastic, patient teacher; Caroline talks about her all the time at home! Miss Nadia is so nurturing and giving that Caroline loves her like another grandmother. Miss Tami's phonics class is the highlight of our week because Caroline enjoys it. I have been astounded by how much she's learning, and I am so glad that I enrolled my daughter in KinderCare Millbrook!

- Parent

When we moved to Raleigh 18 months ago, one our top priorities was to find the right pre-school for our son, Daniel. We looked at several options and, in the end, decided on Kindercare Millbrook. It was absolutely the right choice! We found a creative, supportive environment for the growth and development of our child with teachers willing to work with us in making sure we were moving him forward in a healthy, happy way.

I am especially grateful for the head preschool teacher, Ms. Tammi, who is truly an incredible teacher. I have been so impressed with her creative lesson plans, and Daniel has really flourished under her guidance. As he went off to Kindergarten this year, thanks to Ms. Tammi, he already knew how to spell, read and write simple words. Furthermore, he had some initial exposure to math. He has been incredibly well-prepared, making the transition to a new school very smooth. The only problem is that he misses Ms. Tammi! I would strongly recommend Kindercare Millbrook to any parent wanting the best possible care for their child.

- Parent

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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 though the various training opportunities in the community.

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