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NORTH OLMSTED

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. Beginning June 2021, the North Olmsted location will begin accepting children as young as 6 weeks. 

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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4001 David Drive
North Olmsted, OH 44070
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ACTIVITIES OFFERED

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

Nick Gresko

Center Director, North Olmsted

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Bowling Green State University

ABOUT  Nick Gresko taught middle school science for almost 10 years and was assistant principal for almost three. He was also a center director for three years, where he took his center from 1 star to 5.  Nick believes communication, having a close staff and excellence in everything we do is the key to an amazing center.  Doing these three things will provide for top-notch education and care for the students and a safe place where students and families will want to send their children to learn.  

Erin Joyce

Business Coordinator, North Olmsted

EDUCATION Associate Degree in Applied Sciences in Early Education from Lorain County Community College

ABOUT Erin has worked in childcare for 11 years. She loves working with children and families and is dedicated to creating a safe and happy atmosphere for children to grow and learn.

North Olmsted’s teachers & faculty

Andrea Vlach Lead Teacher in School Age Zone Room

EDUCATION CDA License

ABOUT Ms. Andrea has worked at Horizon for 8 years. She loves working with children and watching them grow each day.

Megan Armbruster Lead Preschool Teacher

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

ABOUT Ms. Megan is the lead teacher in the Green and Blue Preschool rooms. She has worked at Horizon since August 2016. Megan loves reading and being outdoors, and she loves seeing children explore and learn through their curiosity.

Tammy Kasnyik Toddler Teacher Assistant

EDUCATION 28 years experience in child care field

ABOUT Ms. Tammy has worked at Horizon for 3 years, but has 28 years of early childhood education experience. Prior to teaching Preschool students, she taught Toddlers for 22 years.

 

 

Katie Mahilo Preschool Lead Assistant

EDUCATION Bachelor's degree in Human Services with a concentration in Child & Adolescent Development from Walden University, Associate degree in Social Work from Wright State University 

ABOUT Ms. Katie has been in child care for the past six years and began working for Horizon in April 2020 when they took over Family Life Center. She believes in communication and collaboration with other staff members and families. These two things are so important in building a foundation where a child can feel safe to learn and grow!

Sue Simpson Administrative Assistant

EDUCATION Associate degree in Early Childhood Education from Cuyahoga Community College

ABOUT Sue worked at Glenview Children’s center in Bay Village for 19 years where she taught toddlers for eight years and then the Pre-K class.  In 2012 she started at Oberlin Early Childhood Center where she advanced her career into administration. She has lifetime of experience that helps her build a strong relationship with you and your family to create an exciting learning experience for your child at the center.  

Marietta D'Silvia School-Age Lead Teacher

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Biochemistry from the University of Bombay, India.

ABOUT Marietta has worked at Horizon for the past seven years. She leads the OST (Out of School Time) program at the center. She encourages the children to be creative with Lego blocks, Lego Robotics, K’Nex and building blocks. She also nurtures their interest in science by planning hands-on experiments for them to enjoy.

Esther Toroyan Lead Toddler Teacher

EDUCATION Pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from Liberty University 

ABOUT Ms. Esther believes in a child-focused classroom with her major influencer begin John Dewey. Each child's interest should help guide the lesson so they develop into the creative learners that they are!

Shamir Reeves Lead School Age Teacher

EDUCATION Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education from Lakeland Community College, pursuing a bachelor's degree in education from Cleveland State University 

ABOUT Ms. Shamir has had a passion for caring for children since she was 17 years old. Over the last 20 years, Shamir has gone from assistant teacher to site administrator. Her persistence in gaining knowledge to be a better educator continues to show through her eagerness to teach children. 

Contact the North Olmsted Center.

Contact the North Olmsted Center