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We Believe...Every Child Deserves a Place to Learn & Grow with Love

“At KinderCare, we believe that every child is a unique individual and we welcome the diversity that brings to our centers,” says KinderCare Education’s Director of Inclusion Kate Jordan-Downs. That’s no small thing. According to Jordan-Downs, if we want our children to become kind and caring adults, it’s critical for parents, educators, and communities begin teaching respect and empathy when our children are young.

Meet Kate.

As KinderCare Education’s Director of Inclusion, Kate Jordan-Downs is responsible for defining the vision of inclusive education in all of our sites and centers. “Every child deserves to have the opportunity to learn, grow, and feel a sense of belonging when they’re with us,” Jordan-Downs says. That means she works to ensure that all children's needs are being met in a learning environment that celebrates diversity and fosters self-confidence. The mother of two young sons, Jordan-Downs holds a Masters in Early Childhood: Inclusive Education and Instruction.

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