LAKEWOOD

Child Care Center

Horizon Education Centers has provided high quality care and education for over 40 years.  Horizon offers these enriched child care programs for children 6 weeks to 5 years.  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. This location is a Universal Pre-Kindergarten site funded by Invest in Children. We are proud to partner with Invest In Children's Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program to deliver a high-quality preschool experience for the families and children we serve

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

location Lakewood

Contact Becky Volle
rvolle@horizonohio.org

13523 Detroit Road
Lakewood, OH 44107
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Homework Help

Homework Help

Arts, Media, Tech & Science

Arts, Media, Tech & Science

Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness

Summer Reading

Summer Reading

Yoga

Yoga

Universal Pre Kindergarten

Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Becky Volle

Center Director, Lakewood

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science Degree in Family & Consumer Sciences/Early Childhood Developmental Psychology from Baldwin-Wallace University 

ABOUT Becky has worked with children and families for 20 years with 19 of those years as a center director. Becky's mission is to create a trusting environment where children can thrive, feeling successful and empowered. 

Michelle Lazroff

Business Coordinator, Lakewood

EDUCATION Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Bowling Green State University 

ABOUT Michelle has worked with children for over 15 years. Her passion is creating an environment for children to succeed and feel loved and safe. 

Lakewood teachers & faculty

Austin Dudley Lead Preschool TA

EDUCATION Bachelor's degree in educational studies from Webster University
ABOUT Mr. Austin has worked with children in a preschool setting for over a year.  He is kind and compassionate and believes that all children deserve to be treated with respect and kindness.  Austin's philosophy for teaching stems from his belief that children thrive off a nurturing, teacher-guided classroom.

Melinda Roginsky Lead Preschool TA

EDUCATION Bachelor's degree in early childhood education from Ashworth University
ABOUT Ms. Melinda has worked with children for over 25 years. Previously, she worked for Community United Head Start as a lead teacher and then later as a site administrator for 19 years. Her mission is to provide a safe, nurturing, child-centered, and quality educational environment that fosters a child's individual success and a love of learning in collaboration with parents and the community.

Sharon Link Preschool Contracted Teacher

EDUCATION Bachelor's degree in elementary education from Western Governors University 
ABOUT Ms. Sharon has a passion for teaching. She's been in the field of education for over five years.  Her favorite part of teaching is watching the children light up with excitement when they learn something new.

Dominique Patton Toddler Lead Teacher

EDUCATION Bachelor's degree in dance with business cognate from the University of Akron
ABOUT Ms. Dominique has worked with children as a nanny prior to joining Horizon's Lakewood location and has also taught dance to children for a number of years.  Dominique's love of children shows with her engagement with them daily, fostering their growth and development.

Diane Green Toddler Lead Teacher

EDUCATION Associate degree in early childhood education from Tri-C
ABOUT Ms. Diane has worked with all age groups of children since 1999.  She started working in child care because of her love for children, and her own as well, fostering her desire to create better learning experiences for all children everywhere.
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