Child Care Center

Located in the heart of Ohio City,  just steps away from the Westside Market and an RTA station, our Market Square Center boasts a four-star rating from the State of Ohio's "Step Up To Quality" Program.  In fact, each of our centers is highly rated.

This is an also Invest in Children-funded Universal Pre-Kindergarten site. 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.

Our educators address language and literacy, as well as social, emotional, and physical development, in our programs.  We use state standards, tests, and individual learning plans to guide us. 

Horizon Education Centers has been offering high-quality educational experiences for more than 40 years. We provide enrichment activities for children ages 18 months to 12 years old. This includes child care, preschool programs, before-and after-school programs, and summer camp.

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


Contact Us

2500 West 25th Street
Cleveland, OH 44113
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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

Michelle Bender

Center Director, Market Square

EDUCATION  Associate degree from Cuyahoga Community College; Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education and special education from Baldwin Wallace; Master of Arts degree in education from Baldwin Wallace

ABOUT Michelle was a special education teacher for Vermilion High School for one year, Medina City Schools for one year, and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District for 12 years. She taught preschool in Lakewood for two years before becoming an assistant director at that center for two more years. She was a center director in Avon Lake for two years before joining Horizon in June 2021.

Tyesha Bueno

Business Coordinator, Market Square
EDUCATION: Associate of Science in General Studies from Cuyahoga Community College and Bachelors of Arts in Exercise Physiology from Baldwin Wallace University, currently attending Ashland University.
ABOUT: I have been working in Early Childhood Education since 2015. I have experience working with children from newborn to 17 years old. I enjoy learning as much from the children as they learn from me.

Market Square’s teachers & faculty

Alan Choleva Lead School Age Teacher in the Indians Classroom

EDUCATION Degrees in Early Childhood Education from Kent State University 

ABOUT Mr. Alan brings a variety of experience to Horizon. He previously owned and managed a dance studio for 18 years, and he has also worked as a carpenter. 

Brittany Laurenti Lead Toddler Teacher

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science degree in multidisciplinary studies

ABOUT Ms. Brittany has been with Horizon Education Centers since February 2019. Her favorite thing about her job is hearing her name from the kids and seeing their smiling faces when they learn something new. 

Dani Gilmore Lead School Age Teacher for the Browns Classroom

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science degree in sports and entertainment marketing

ABOUT Ms. Dani started a career in child care 20 years ago working with children from Detriot, Miami, New York City and cities on the west coast cities.

Contact the Market Square Center.

Contact the Market Square Center