Creative Learning Center Staff
Melanie is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. She serves as an Early Childhood Professional Development Specialist for the Council for Professional Recognition National Credentialing Program and is on the Professional Advisory board for 4C for Children Southwest Ohio Division. Melanie graduated in 2003 from The University of Cincinnati with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She worked as a PreK teacher in 2001 and moved up through the ranks to her current position as Executive Director having 18 years’ experience in Early Childhood Education. Melanie has served Parents and Children with Kid Works since April 2015. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two children and being active in her church working with the youth, young adult and music ministries.
“Being a part of the Kid Works team is gratifying in many ways. My greatest desire is to use all my knowledge and experiences to motivate, prepare and develop our staff into strong, professional, caring leaders of all our future generations!”Read More
Jess is new to childcare, but has enjoyed her time at Kid Works so far. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Cincinnati in English and a master’s degree from Ohio University in Interscholastic Administration. She is adaptable and is eager to contribute to the business side of Kid Works Creative Learning Centers.
In her free time, Jess coaches softball for a local high school and spends time volunteering for community organizations. She enjoys watching and following high school and college (go Bearcats) sports as well.
“I enjoy working at Kid Works because of all the welcoming personalities among the staff and administration. It is nice to be in a team atmosphere where everyone is pulling for success of the company, and of each other.”Read More