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Child Care Center

Horizon Education Centers has provided high quality care and education for over 40 years.  Whether you're looking for child care, preschool programs, before - or after-school programs, or summer camp, Horizon offers these enrichment programs for children 18 months to 12 years of age.  Our programs focus on language and literacy, social,  emotional, and physical and development. Horizon guides children with state standards, assessments and individual learning plans, and we focus on kindergarten readiness and school age enrichment.  Each of our centers is highly rated by the State of Ohio Step Up to Quality Rating.

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


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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



Shannon Drake

Business Coordinator, Dewhurst

EDUCATION Associate degree in Early Childhood education from Cuyahoga Community College

ABOUT Shannon has worked with children for more than 15 years. Her passion is working with children and families and she believes the following quote (from Angela Schwindt) to be true: "While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.”

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. 

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.

Patty Mcfadden Lead in Homework/Computer Teacher

EDUCATION Associate Degrees in Liberal Arts and Nursing from Lorain County Community College

ABOUT Ms. Patty originally worked for the foster care system for nine years before joining Horizon. She has had years of experience when it comes to working with children and families.

Marie Collins Toddler Teacher

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

ABOUT Ms. Marie has always had a love for children. She has worked with toddlers and preschoolers for 22 years with preschool and toddlers.

Brenna Enderby STEM Teacher

EDUCATION Working toward a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood & Special Education at Lorain County Community College

ABOUT Ms. Brenna has been with Horizon for four years. She knew she wanted to be a teacher at a young age and has followed that dream.

Olivia Meyer Lead Character and Cultural Education Teacher

EDUCATION Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Dayton

ABOUT Ms. Olivia has worked at Horizon for a year. She started last summer as a camp counselor and was hired as a SAC Lead for the school year. She loves the kids and working with her fellow teachers.

Melissa Kahl Lead Toddler Teacher

EDUCATION Associate degree in art from Cuyahoga Community College

ABOUT Ms. Melissa has taught toddlers for the last three years and she enjoys watching them grow and learn new things. Teaching is one of her passions, along with reading and spending time with friends and family.

Contact the Dewhurst Center.

Contact the Dewhurst Center