Jane Mahle, Center Director
2018-C Naamans Rd., Wilmington, DE 19810
- Ph: (302) 475-2212
- Open: 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM, M-F
- Fax: (302) 475-3326
- Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
The teachers and staff at the Naaman's Road KinderCare are passionate about educating and nurturing children. Our team strives for excellence through the continuing education we receive from our company that consists of two full-day professional development trainings to seeking additional college courses or seminars in the education field. At the end of the day, the true key to our teachers' success is their passion for teaching and their love of learning.
Jane Mahle, Center Director
Jane Mahle is the Naaman’s Road Center Director and has been with KinderCare for 24 years. She began her career at KinderCare by teaching prekindergarten and kindergarten then transitioned to the Director’s position. Most of her experience has been working with the Brookhaven KinderCare; she transferred to the Naaman’s Road in August of 2011. She is committed to providing the very best childcare for each family. It’s apparent that Jane believes in the benefits of early childhood education, since her children grew up in attending KinderCare.
- Year Started: 3/23/1988
- Tenure: 26 Years
- Years in ECE Industry: 24 years
Ms. Stacy, Assistant Director
Stacy is the Assistant Director at KinderCare. She has been with the company for eight years, starting in 2004. Ms. Stacy has experience working with children of all ages. She has taught in the toddler, preschool, and prekindergarten classes. One of the great benefits that she enjoys by working at KinderCare is meeting new families and interacting with the children every day.
- Year Started: 1/1/2004
- Tenure: 10 Years
- Years in ECE Industry: 8 years
Ms. Maria, Infant Classroom
Ms. Maria is pursuing her degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. She hopes to work in special education once she graduates. Ms. Maria loves snuggling and reading with the babies in the afternoons.
Ms. Vikki, Infant Classroom
Ms. Vikki is our infant teacher. She has been working with children for 27 years. She loves knowing that she makes a difference in each child’s life and getting to know the families. You can always hear Ms. Vikki encouraging and talking to the infants.
- Years in ECE Industry: 27 years
Ms. Pat, Toddler Classroom
Ms. Pat joined the KinderCare team as a toddler teacher this year. She has completed the Training for Early Care and Education 1 and 2. She believes in a lot of story times, singing, and having fun! Ms. Pat’s classroom shows off her artistic talent, she loves painting, drawing, and creating with the children.
Ms. Melanie, Discovery Classroom
Ms. Melanie is our afternoon two year old teacher. She shares the responsibility of implementing the curriculum and ensuring the safety of the children with Ms. Brandi. Ms. Melanie is in school for Early Childhood education so she works in the two year old classroom in the afternoons. You can always see a smile on Ms. Melanie’s face when she walks in and sees the children.
Ms. Brandi, Discovery Preschool Classroom
Ms. Brandi has been with KinderCare for nine years. Her certification is Training for Early Care and Education 1 and 2. She is raising children of her own and worked with children of all ages, but is currently our two year old teacher. She loves how excited the children get when they learn something new!
Ms. Crystal, Preschool Classroom
Ms. Crystal works as our preschool teacher. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in teaching. She brings a calm, informative, new approach to teaching. Ms. Crystal knows that teaching is her career because she loves watching children get excited by learning something new.
Ms. Angelina, Prekindergarten Classroom
Ms. Angelina has been with KinderCare for 12 years. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. Her passion for teaching is evident the minute you meet her. Ms. Angelina is our prekindergarten and Kindergarten teacher. Her classroom is always bustling with eager learners!