Creative Learning Center Staff
Joni has worked in childcare for over 20 years as a preschool teacher, trainer, and director. She is currently renewing her Child Development Associate certification from the National Council for Professional Recognition.
Joni started teaching when she had 3 young children at home. Those children are now 29, 35, and 39, and she has enjoyed every year spent watching the children around her learn and grow. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her goddaughter and shopping at antique malls and flea markets.
“I hope that I have made a positive influence in children’s lives because they have for me. I enjoy watching the children at Kid Works learn and grow.”Read More
Elaine has been in the field of Education for over 17 years. She was a special education teacher for Cincinnati Public Schools for 6 years and worked as a preschool teacher for 11 years with Head Start. In 2014 she moved into Administration as a Director and transitioned to our Kid Works® team in 2017. Elaine has a current Child Development Associate Certification from the National Council for Professional Recognition and college coursework in Early Childhood Education from the University of Cincinnati. She is also a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Elaine is very active in extracurricular activities and enjoys all sports, especially volleyball, rock climbing, skiing and traveling with friends and family.
“I enjoy so many aspects of my position with Kid Works. Particularly helping parents meet their specifics needs and challenges. In the classroom, watching children have those AHA moments knowing they are learning brings me great joy! It excites me to work with enthusiastic teachers and help them reach their professional and personal goals.”Read More