In addition to providing high-quality education for more than 40 years, Horizon Education Centers also offers before and after-school care.
Our South Elyria 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.
Whether you're looking for child care, preschool programs, or summer camp, Horizon offers enrichment programs for children 18 months to 12 years old.
Our programs focus on language and literacy, social, emotional, and physical development.
Horizon staff members guide their students with state standards, assessments, and individual learning plans. We focus on kindergarten readiness and school-age enrichment.
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 William Penn Senior High School, pursuing CDA license
ABOUT Zulimar has worked at Horizon's South Elyria center for about a year. She was a Head Start substitute teacher from 2006 to 2009. She has also served as a preschool teacher assistant in South Elyria.
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.