Some of the things you and your children will love about our South Elyria Center include:
The center is conveniently located near Elyria High School; for parents with school-aged children, the center can provide transportation for students before and after school.
We've been offering highly-rated, high-quality educational experiences for more than 40 years, including:
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:
Horizon Education Centers focuses on kindergarten readiness and school-age enrichment, and we're a proud partner of the Ohio Healthy Programs, ensuring your children have healthy food options daily.
And each of our centers has a toddler playground area, preschool playground area, and school-age playground area.
Hours: Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
EDUCATION Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education from Lorain Community College
ABOUT Nikki has been working in the education field since 2004. She has worked with various age groups throughout her career. Her passion is being a support for her families and children in her community. Her favorite quote is, "If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be." - Maya Angelou. Nikki is also the site coordinator for Southside Pride.
EDUCATION Associates Degree, Business Management; Bachelor of Science, Business from Ohio University (in progress)
ABOUT Kaileen is the new Business Coordinator at South Elyria. She has a passion for education, teaching and growing with the children at Horizon, making this a role she already loves.
EDUCATION Associates of Applied Business in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Brown Mackie College
ABOUT Born and raised in Lorain, OH, Patricia enlisted in the U.S. Army after graduating high school in 2000. She was a Water Treatment Specialist, serving a tour in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom and later received her Honorable Discharge from the service. Patricia is a mother of three with a heart filled with love. "I joined Horizon to make a difference in others' lives today to make a better change for our world tomorrow!"
EDUCATION Bachelor's Degree in Special Education from Cleveland State University
ABOUT When Ms. King was in high school, she enrolled in an early childhood program that inspired her to become a teacher. The children at the center keep her on her toes. She enjoys watching her kids thrive and succeed at everything they do.
EDUCATION GED from John F. Kennedy High School and has a school-age endorsement through the Ohio Child Care Resource & Referral Association
ABOUT Ms. Latoya started off as a floater and worked with every age group in the South Elyria education center and moved up the ladder becoming a lead school-age teacher. She loves working with the children and enjoys completing the cooking lesson plans with them.
EDUCATION Associate degree in medical assisting from Miami-Jacobs Career College
ABOUT Ms. Tashawna started off as a parent of Horizon, and she loved the center so much that she decided to join the team. She loves creating lesson plans with the children and doing science experiments.