Child Care Center

Conveniently located on Detroit Avenue, our Lakewood Child Care Center comes highly rated.

Not only does it boast a Five-Star Rating from the State of Ohio's "Step Up To Quality" Program, but this location also provides many great opportunities for students. 

  • Preschool Scholarships 
  • Infant Care
  • Programs for children ages 6 months to 5 years

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

  • Child 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, including:

  • State Standards
  • State Assessments
  • Individual Learning Plans

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

Each of our centers has a toddler playground area, preschool playground area, and school-age playground area.  

We're also excited to collaborate with the Invest In Children Program, providing a high-quality preschool experience for the families and children we serve.

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

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13523 Detroit Avenue
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



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 been working with children and families as a Center Director for over 20 years. 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 20 years. Her passion is creating an environment for children to succeed and feel loved and safe. 

Lakewood teachers & faculty

Stephanie Skvara Preschool Lead Teacher

EDUCATION Associates in Early Childhood Education from Tri-C

ABOUT Over the course of her more than eight years in the field, Miss Stephanie has worked with children of all ages.  Her love for the preschoolers comes from the desire to see them grow and develop.  She provides quality activities to nurture their minds.  Every child has a new milestone daily, in the preschool classroom!

Melinda Roginsky Preschool Lead Teacher

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.

Samantha Zingale Infant Lead Teacher

EDUCATION Child Development Associate - Starting Point

ABOUT Sam has worked 7 years with children in every age group.  Sam discovered a love for the infants in 2019, and has worked hard to receive her CDA to become the Lead Teacher.  To Sam, every day is a milestone in the lives of infants.

Violeta Penalver Toddler Lead Teacher

EDUCATION Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education- Catholic University Andres Bello - Venezuela 

ABOUT Violeta has been working with children for 20 years. She has worked with all age groups but her passion is with the younger age group.  She taught English to preschoolers in Columbia before moving to the USA with her husband and daughter.

Contact the Lakewood Center

Contact the Lakewood Child Care Center