Child Care Center

For more than 40 years, Horizon Education Centers has given high-quality care and education.

Our Lakewood Center boasts a five-star rating from the State of Ohio's "Step Up To Quality" Program.  In fact, each of our centers is highly rated.

At our Lakewood Center, staff members provide enriched child care for children from 6 weeks to 5 years old.

Language and literacy, as well as social, emotional, and physical development, are all addressed in our programs.

We focus on kindergarten preparedness and school-age enrichment, using state standards, tests, and individual learning plans as our guide.

And. we're excited to collaborate with Invest In Children's Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program to provide a high-quality preschool experience for the families and children we serve.

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

location Lakewood

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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 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

Stephanie Skvara Infant Lead Teacher

EDUCATION Associates in Early Childhood Education from Tri-C

ABOUT Over the course of her more than five years in the field, Miss Stephanie has worked with children of all ages.  Her love for the infant room comes from the desire to see the infant grow and develop from loving care and nurturing their minds.  Every day is a milestone in the lives of infants.

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.

Contact the Lakewood Center

Contact the Lakewood Child Care Center