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Rockland KinderCare

Kerri Morgan, Center Director

330 W Pleasant St. Rockland MA 02370
(781) 871-1141 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 YEAR-OLDS

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Special Instructions:
"Off VFW Dr. behind Supreme Muffler & Brake."

Off of Route 3

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Jefferson, Memorial Park, Eston, Beaver Brook Elementary (Abington), John F. Kennedy (Holbrook)

At KinderCare in Rockland we give your child the tools to become confident and self aware. In a caring and stimulating atmosphere, our passionate and engaging teachers give your child endless opportunities to grow, learn and imagine - whether building a spaceship to blast off to Mars or inviting a new friend to share a story during group time. We teach seasonally relevant lessons and give families the tools to continue education at home.

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Welcome to KinderCare of Rockland, a home away from home environment that is located on a quiet, residential side street in Rockland. We offer programs for children age 6 weeks to age 12. Our curriculum programs, created by education experts, promote the whole-child development with a variety of carefully designed activities including learning centers, individual activities, small group and large group experiences and outdoor exploration. 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 first grade on the horizon, we’re excited to show you how everything in our center is designed for learning! Finding the right environment is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Our educators have a true passion for what we do which fosters confidence, self esteem, and a love of learning in children.

Kerri Morgan, 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.

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


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.


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 Adventures, Tap, Ballet and Hip Hop and Drama

Upcoming Events at our CenterView All Events

  1. Thursday November 24, 2016
    1. Thanksgiving Break - Center Closed

      Our center is closed Thanksgiving Day and the day after.

  2. Monday December 26, 2016
    1. Center Closed in Observance of Christmas Day

Teachers & Staff

We are proud of our long term caregivers. We have a combined total of over 75 years of experience within this center! Our teachers are passionate about each child's happiness and early years of learning. We provide a fun, safe and educational environment that cultivates self esteem. Each teacher holds a state certificate from the Department of Early Education and Care and has obtained either an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree and/or are enrolled in a Degree Program.

  • Kerri Morgan, Center Director

    Great teachers empathize with kids, respect them, and believe that each one has something special that can be built upon" ~Ann Lieberman

    Kerri knew she wanted to be a teacher ever since she was a young child playing "school" with her dolls. While attending Bridgewater Sate College she worked as an Assistant Teacher each afternoon at KinderCare in Plymouth. It was there that Kerri knew she wanted to make Early Childhood Education her career. Kerri soon became a Teacher of Infants, Toddlers, Preschool and School Age children before taking over the lead role of Center Director. Kerri transferred to the Rockland location in 1997 and has continued to lead and inspire every day.

    Year Started:
    25 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    24 Years
  • Shannon Mullen, Assistant Director

    Be silly, be honest, be kind". ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Year Started:
    7 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    5 years
    Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Miss Brittany
    Year Started:
    1 Year
  • Miss Camron

    Miss Camron, Infant Classroom

    I love being part of the children's lives and to experience things through their eyes. Knowing I am helping them to learn and grow into their own person is a great feeling!

    Working with children has always been a passion of Ms. Camron's. After being a stay at home mom to her two children for over four years, she decided it was time to live that passion. She joined KinderCare in February of 2012 as an Assistant Teacher. Ms. Camron spent her first year at KinderCare getting to know all of the classrooms and being an asset to the teachers. She found that Infants were her niche and she has been the Co-teacher with Ms. Courtney for almost 6 months. Ms. Camron brings a fun, enthusiastic, silly and maternal essence to the classroom.

    Year Started:
    4 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    3 Years
    Pursuing Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Miss Kait

    Miss Kait, Infant Classroom

    The more you read, the more you'll know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go!" - Dr. Suess

    Ms. Kait started with us at KinderCare in 2013. She has worked with children of all ages and enjoys the excitement that each age brings. Ms. Kait is the mother of a five year old boy, Lukas. Along with being a mother and her years of Early Childhood experience, Ms. Kait also has experience working with Autistic Children.

    Previous Experience:
    Before joining us at KinderCare, Kait worked at Sweet Relief Nursery School in Cohasset, The YMCA in the babysitting room as well as years spent as a nanny and babysitting
    Year Started:
    3 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    6 Years
    Pursuing an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Miss Krista

    Miss Krista, Infant Classroom

    Ms. Krista is married and a mother of three children. She has one grandchild. Ms. Krista has always had a passion working with children. She has been working with children for the past 23 years. She has experience working in all classrooms but she especially loves working in the Infant Room. Ms. Krista loves watching the infants explore with different art materials.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Krista has a lot of experience working in the Early Childhood Education field. For years, she was an Infant teacher; then she became a Preschool Teacher. From there, Ms. Krista moved up to be the director of the private Preschool. We are now lucky enough to have Krista as one of the Infant Room Teachers.
    Year Started:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    20 Years
    Bachelor's Degree in Education
  • Miss Alex

    Miss Alex, School Age Classroom

    Year Started:
    1 Year
  • Miss Melanie

    Miss Melanie, Toddler Classroom

    Year Started:
    1 Year
  • Miss Jessica

    Miss Jessica, Preschool Classroom

    Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere." - Albert Einstein

    Year Started:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    7 Years
    Master's Degree in Education and Special Education, Prekindergarten-Eighth Grade Certificate
  • Miss Courtney

    Miss Courtney, Toddler Classroom

    I love being able to make a difference in the lives of children.

    Ms. Courtney knew she always wanted to work with children. She started at KinderCare while still in High School, working as an Assistant Teacher each afternoon. She worked with children ranging in age from Infants to School Age. After graduation, Ms. Courtney went on to study education at Massasoit Community College where she gained her Associates Degree and Teaching Certificate. Wanting to further her education even more, Courtney enrolled at Bridgewater State University where she earned her Bachelors of Science in 2012. Ms. Courtney loves implementing new and exciting activities allowing the children freedom to explore and develop. Watching them reach a milestone is the best feeling - to know that she was part of that!

    Year Started:
    12 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    10 Years
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Miss Sarah

    Miss Sarah, Toddler Classroom

    Ms. Sarah started with us at the KinderCare of Rockland in April of 2013. Since then, she has taken the opportunity to learn and grow in the field by spending time in each classroom as well as taking classes in the Early Childhood field. Ms. Sarah loves to spend time with the children each day and watch them grow and develop.

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining KinderCare Ms. Sarah worked with children in home settings providing excellent care to the children she served. It was then that she decided she wanted to make working with and educating children her career in life.
    Year Started:
    3 Years
    Pursuing am Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Kathy

    Ms. Kathy, Infant Classroom

    I look forward to walking into the classroom every morning and being greeted by the children with big hugs and big smiles! I am passionate about having an impact on the children's learning.

    Ms. Kathy enjoys many fun activities with the children. From nature walks, arts and crafts, science experiments, and dancing, she is always having a great time! When she is not working, Ms. Kathy enjoys watching all different sports. She tries to get to as many Patriot games as she can during football season. She is also on a softball team that plays a couple night a week. In addition to sports, Ms. Kathy enjoys country music and attends as many concerts as she can!

    Year Started:
    2 Years
  • Ms. Malinda

    Ms. Malinda, Preschool Classroom

    Ms. Malinda started with KinderCare in November of 2007 as an Assistant Teacher in the Prekindergarten Classroom. She now teaches in the Preschool Classroom. She took Early Childhood Education classes at Massasoit Community College at night and earned her Teaching Certificate. Ms. Malinda was promoted to the Lead Prekindergarten teacher in 2009. She builds upon and encourages literacy in the classroom with take home literacy projects that compliment KinderCare's curriculum. These projects are based on favorite children's books. She also implements sigh language in the classroom during routine activity times with the children.

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining KinderCare, Ms. Malinda was an Assistant Teacher at the Old Colony YMCA
    Year Started:
    8 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    9 Years
    Pursuing Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Ashley

    Ms. Ashley, Prekindergarten Classroom

    Ms. Ashley decided long ago that working with children was what she wanted to do. She started at the KinderCare of Rockland at the beginning of 2013. Since then Ms. Ashley has grown as an educator by providing care to all age groups. She continues to grow each day and has become a great member of our KinderCare family.

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining KinderCare, Ms. Ashley cared for many children in a home setting.
    Year Started:
    3 Years
  • Ms. Amber

    Ms. Amber, Prekindergarten Classroom, Program Specialist

    I love to change my classroom interest centers to compliment the curriculum and see how excited each child gets about learning!

    Ms. Amber started with KinderCare in October of 2009 as an Assistant Teacher. She took Early Childhood Education classes at Massasoit while working full time each day getting the hands-on experience. She soon earned her Teacher Certification and was promoted to a teacher. Ms. Amber is a natural with children! She has a passion for what she does and it shines through with her interactions with the children and her classroom's learning environment. She absolutely loves working with children each day and finds it so rewarding to see the children get excited about learning.

    Year Started:
    7 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    5 Years
    Pursuing Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education

October 2016 Events

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  1. Monday October 10, 2016
    1. Professional Development Day - Center Closed

      Two times each year we dedicate a day for our staff's professional development to further their training and better equip them for the care of your child. The center will be closed on this day for training to occur. If you have questions or would like to request further details, please contact your local Center Director.

  2. Tuesday October 18, 2016
    1. Join Our Community Social

      Your entire family is welcome to join us October 18th for our community social. Come see how family-style dining is done at our center, mingle with other families, and, best of all, enjoy a healthy snack with your child!  

      You’ll better understand how we turn our meals into learning experiences and encourage the children to try new foods, practice table manners, use utensils, and simply enjoy a great meal and good company! See you there!

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.

Awards and Recognition

  • Wicked Local Regional Gold Award, Best Preschool

    Wicked Local Regional Gold Award, Best Preschool

  • Wicked Local Readers Choice, Best Preschool in Rockland

    Wicked Local Readers Choice, Best Preschool in Rockland

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • PM Snack

Holidays Observed

We observe the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Please note that because holidays observed may vary between centers, please be sure to check with your Center Director for specific closures.

Health and Safety

At KinderCare, the safety of our children and the confidence of our parents are points of pride. From daily sign-in to strict parent/guardian identification and single keypad access to the program, we maintain a rigorous standard for safety. Our daily cleanliness and maintenance schedules leave nothing at all to chance. All our educators are certified in both First Aid and CPR.

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.

First and foremost, I'd like to say thank you. Tucker has grown so much in the last year because of the team there, it's unbelievable. Kerri and Shannon, you are two of the most welcoming and accommodating people we've ever met. It's so obvious you love what you do and because of that you truly run an amazing program.

Not a day goes by that Tucker doesn't tell us how much he loves his teachers. It's always difficult leaving your first baby in the hands of others, but Miss Amber, Miss Ashley, and Miss Kathy made that transition for us seamless. It's not uncommon to find Tucker "teaching" Max all of the things he's learned at school each afternoon.

Thanks you to Miss Amy for giving Tucker the confidence and most importantly, a love for starting to read and write. he comes home from phonics days beyond excited to show us what he's learned.

This was Tucker's first school experience and you all have set him up for a lifetime of success. You've also set the bar crazy high for us! From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you!

- Mother

I just want to say how happy I am with all of my son, Joshua's, teachers and the entire staff at KinderCare in Rockland. Since Joshua started at KinderCare in December I have seen his skills improve at an amazing rate. Ms. Courtney has been instrumental in building Joshua's vocabulary, motor skills and social interaction. I know he would not be at the level he is today without her help. We are a team in my son's development and she is joy to have in our lives. I leave KinderCare knowing he will be well taken care of, learning and building skills and having fun.
Trisha P.

- Mother

My children Emilee, Ryan and Dillon are KinderCare kids. Our journey began five years ago. This was our first time in child care and, as a mom I had guilt. My kids were immediately taken into loving arms and, seeing how loving and caring everyone was, I knew my kids were safe and ok. They were praised and never mistreated – they were loved.
I always knew we were an extended family and they were amazing people, but never so much as when my husband was in an accident and spent three months in the hospital. The love and support we got from everyone was unbelievable. Every day when I dropped the kids off to go to the hospital they were sad. The teachers were there with hugs and love and made their day better. The whole team at KinderCare is amazing. For you as parents, know that your child will be loved and cared for like mine. On those days that are hard to drop them off or they are sad, just know they are loved and cared for in so many ways. I do not believe you can get this from all child care centers. It is the team that has come together and the amazing people in the team. I am grateful we found them!

- Parents

My name is Christina and my daughter is enrolled at the Rockland KinderCare. My husband and I both work 55 hours a week and finding a center that was flexible with our schedule was important, but more importantly was to find a center that would provide our daughter with the best care and education possible. She has been there since she was 12 weeks old and we have been nothing but extremely pleased with the center. Kerri and Nikki are amazing, showing an honest and sincere interest in the care and education of their students. They do a great job communicating concerns on our daughter’s development, as do each of the teachers. They have obviously done a great job hiring and retaining staff that are passionate for what they do. At each parent/teacher conference, the teachers have been very engaged and passionate on discussing our daughter’s progress. She comes home with new words and funny actions to demonstrate each day. I felt it was important to tell you how pleased I am with the center. I wanted to ensure that you knew how blessed you are to have such a great center in your area.

- Parents

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