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Meet our Staff

Creative Kids of Downingtown Child Care Center is Licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare as a Child Care Facility. Additionally, we are licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education as a Private Academy to provide Care and Education for the children of our community.

With over 30 years experience raising children, both ours and yours, we are proud of our achievements, but more importantly, the achievements of the children we have helped raise. We have helped guide children in our care so they could achieve their maximum potential and become valued members of our community

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Ms. Christina – Administrator
Administrator

Hi I’m Christina. I have been at Creative Kids since Summer 2016. I work mostly in the office, as well as help in the classrooms whenever is needed. I have been around kids my entire life from teaching Sunday school to babysitting. I have a bachelor’s degree in Communications and am half through my MBA. My favorite part of this job is meeting new families and getting to know the ones that are currently here. Genuinely speaking everyone here feels like family from the teachers, to the kids, to the parents. I love having my three boys here at the center because I get to see them learn and grow through the amazing staff we have. Every day brings something new and I enjoy living each day of my crazy life.

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Ms. Kelsey – Preschool
Preschool Teacher

Hi I’m Kelsey. I have been at Creative Kids since January 2011. I have worked with infants through kindergarten and enjoy working with all ages. I am currently working with Preschoolers and enjoy our conversations and teaching them about the foundations of life. I have a background in dental hygiene yet could never see myself leaving the childcare industry because I enjoy being around children. I have a son who is my world. In my free time I enjoy spending time with family, being outdoors and just having a good time.

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Ms. Kalyssa – Young Toddlers
Young Toddlers Teacher

Hello! My name is Kalyssa, and I have been working at Creative Kids for over 3 years now. I graduated from Neumann University in 2015 with a B.A. degree in Psychology and a minor in Philosophy. Some of my favorite things include, music, travel, books, and video editing. I hope to continue working with children in the future.

Contact Ms. Kalyssa – Young Toddlers
555 987-6984
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Mr. Phil – Kindergarten
Kindergarten Teacher

Hi! My name is Mr. Phil. I attended West Chester University and graduated with my Bachelor’s degree. I’m certified in Elementary K-6th. I’ve been at Creative Kids for a little over 4 years. I am going on teaching my 5th Kindergarten class. I enjoy photography, cooking, and arts and crafts. I look forward to a great year with your child.

Contact Mr. Phil – Kindergarten
555 987-6984
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Ms. Lori – Preschool
Preschool Teacher

Hi Parents, My name is Ms. Lori and I have been here at Creative Kids since the end of 2003.  I enjoy spending time with family and friends, especially my granddaughter who just turned 3.  I volunteer at my church and love teaching all ages.  Kids are my passion.  I enjoy watching them grow and become independent.  Kids are like sponges and if I can help them learn the basics in life, then my job is done.  I look forward to a great year with your child!

Contact Ms. Lori – Preschool
555 987-6984
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Ms. Kayla – Young Toddlers
Young Toddlers Teacher

Hello! My name is Kayla, I am 22 years old and I have been an Aunt since I was 2.  I have always wanted to work with children!  I have been here at Creative Kids since May of 2016. I also work at USTC teaching younger kids gymnastics. I am very eager to get more experience with children, be able to help them learn, and watch them grow!  I am looking forward to a great year with you and your child!

Contact Ms. Kayla – Young Toddlers
555 987-6984
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Ms. Alyssa – Pre-K
Pre-K Teacher

Hello! My name is Alyssa and I am an Early Childhood Education major at Delaware County Community College.  I received my Associates Degree fall of 2018 and will be furthering my education at West Chester University.  I have always had a love for teaching ever since I was a little girl.  I have lived in Downingtown all of my life with my parents and my 3 other siblings.  I have 3 dogs and like to spend time with them and my family in my free time.  I look forward to helping your child build on their skills as we prep for Kindergarten. 

Contact Ms. Alyssa – Pre-K
555 987-6984
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Ms. Kathy – Infants
Infant Teacher

Hi my name is Cathy. I work in the infant room with Ms. Linda. Together we entertain, play, and love on babies all day, five days a week and love every minute. Before working at Creative Kids I worked in sales for the same company for 30 years. I have a son and 15 nieces and nephews. I enjoy taking adventures with my husband and kicking back and relaxing. I look forward to caring for your baby soon!

Contact Ms. Kathy – Infants
555 987-6984
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Ms. Linda – Infants
Infant Teacher

Hi!  My name is Linda Lesher and I have been working at Creative Kids for 7 years.  Before working here, I worked for 12 years at different Air Force Base Child Development Centers where my husband was stationed.  I have worked with all age groups, but my passion is with the babies.  I enjoy seeing them develop and grow!  I look forward to watching your children grow with me!

Contact Ms. Linda – Infants
555 987-6984
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Ms. Dana – Infants
Infant Teacher

Hi my name is Ms. Dana.  I have been with Creative Kids for a little over 8 years.  I have worked with all ages from infants to Kindergarten since I have been here.  I graduated from Delaware Community College with my Associates in Early Childhood Education. I enjoy spending time with family and friends and my 2-year-old niece.  I look forward to spending time with your little one and helping them gain some independence as they turn one and move into the Young Toddler Room.

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Ms. Sam – Older Toddlers
Older Toddlers Teacher

Hello Parents, My name is Samantha and I have been in the child care field for over ten years and I absolutely love it!  I really enjoy watching all the children grow, learn, smile, and laugh.  I have a 7-year-old son who is my world. Together we enjoy staying busy with outdoor activities. I look forward to teaching your child and to learn more about them.

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Ms. Bootsy – Older Toddlers
Older Toddlers Teacher

Hi, My name is Ms. Bootsy. I started working at Creative Kids in 2004 until 2011. I wanted to spend more time with my daughter before she started Kindergarten, so I took some time off for that. After she was back in school, I decided to come back to work here at Creative Kids in 2014. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and animals. I love being able to teach kids and watch them grow. I am looking forward to having your child in my class and can’t wait for a fun year.

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