Child Care Center

Horizon Education Centers' Dewhurst location is one of six locations in Lorain County. It’s located on Highway 57 off State Route 10 in Elyria.

Some of the things you and your children will love about this center include:

  • Five-Star Rating from the State of Ohio's "Step Up To Quality" Program 
  • Free Preschool Scholarships
  • Available Transportation for School-Aged Children 

Horizon Education Centers has six locations in Lorain County, including Dewhurst-Elyria.

We've been offering highly-rated, high-quality educational experiences for more than 40 years, including:

  • Toddler Care
  • Preschool Programs
  • Before and After-School Programs
  • Summer Camp

We develop language and literacy, as well as social, emotional, and physical skills. Our staff members guide their students with various teaching methods based on recommendations from the State of Ohio.

One one Horizon Education Centers Lorain County locations,Dewhurst-Elyria location.

Horizon Education Centers focuses on kindergarten readiness and school-age enrichment, and we're a part of Ohio Healthy Programs, which ensures that your children have healthy food options daily. 

Hours:  Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 


Contact Us

10347 Dewhurst Road
Elyria, OH 44035
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Homework Help

Homework Help

Arts, Media, Tech & Science

Arts, Media, Tech & Science

Head Start

Head Start

Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness

Summer Reading

Summer Reading



Kelly Rolen

Center Director, Dewhurst

EDUCATION Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Baldwin Wallace

ABOUT Ever since Kelly was 5 years old, she dreamed of becoming a teacher. Working with children is her passion, and she believes that kids are our future. 

Ashley Knight

Business Coordinator, Dewhurst

EDUCATION Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education from Bowling Green State University

ABOUT Ashley has been in the early childhood education field for 13 years. Her favorite thing about this profession is building positive and trusted relationships with students and families. She looks forward to providing excellent customer service skills to all Horizon families.

Dewhurst’s teachers & faculty

Brook Glass Lead Gym Teacher

EDUCATION Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education from Lorain County Community College

ABOUT Ms. Brook has always had a loved for children. She babysat when she was younger and enjoyed taking care of children. She has also taken extra classes to earn her Afterschool Program Certificate.

Olivia Pfeifer Lead School Age Teacher

EDUCATION Associate degree in education from Lorain County Community College, pursuing bachelor's degree in early childhood education 

ABOUT Ms. Olivia believes in unlocking the potential in every child. She looks forward to making a positive difference in their lives at Horizon.

Misty Tyree School-Age Lead Teacher

EDUCATION Currently working towards her Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education with Special Needs at Grand Canyon University.

ABOUT Misty loves working with children and has been in the field since she was fourteen years old.  She loves that every day working with children is a new day and no day is the same.

Contact the Dewhurst Center.

Contact the Dewhurst Center