274 Marconi Boulevard   Columbus OH 43215
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4940 Scioto Darby Road    Hilliard OH 43026
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At City Kids Downtown we are very proud of our teachers. They are the most important part of our program! Also we are very proud of how many years of experience the teachers have. There are over 194 years of experience in child care and education represented at our school. As you can see from the profiles, many teachers have stayed with us for a long time. This adds stability, continuity, and depth to the program at City Kids. We are happy to provide exceptional service to all the families in our care.

All of our teachers recieve certification in First Aid, CPR, Child Abuse Prevention, and Communicable Disease Management along with 6 hours of Professional Development Training each year.

JULIET- Director
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Juliet earned her degree in Early Childhood Development from Columbus State University. She did part of her Internship here at City Kids and then became our Infant Room teacher in 1993. During her career Juliet worked for Head Start, ran City Kids' partnership Infant / Toddler program at the Homeless Families Foundation, and then she became the Director of City Kids Downtown. Juliet leads at City Kids with calm strength, knowledge and experience.
MELODY - Infant Room

Melody has been at City Kids since 2005. She has a degree in Social Services and has completed many in service training hours over her 30 years experience in child care. Melody is the mother of three and a loving wife.

She adds a wonderful warm atmosphere to the infant room and everyone knows the Infant Room is well organized when Melody is there.

TINA - Pre-K –Borders Room
Tina Tina is our most senior teacher; as she has worked at City Kids since 1992. Her variety of experiences with different age groups makes her a valuable resource for many parents and teachers. Tina graduated from Ft. Hayes Early Childhood Program during which time she interned at City Kids. When she graduated City Kids immediately hired her! When the center needs help, Tina is the teacher to step in and take care of what needs to be done.
TRACY - Office

Tracy is has been at City Kids since 1997, and she has many years of experience.

Tracy's close family and her experiences with her three lovely daughters has made her a very kind, supportive teacher. She has a spark of fun in her and this helps make every day fun at City Kids.

LORI - PreSchool - Cover to Cover Room

Lori has been a teacher at City Kids since 1997. She runs a very exciting classroom with many many fun preschool activities.

Her students have great stories about their day every day.

SARAH - Teacher's Aid in All Classrooms

Sarah began working at City Kids as a Sub in 2014. She is currently in school for Human Development and Family Sciences.

Her favorite thing about City Kids is the kids! She loved to read, and chocolate is her favorite thing of all time.

CIERRA - Infant Room

Cierra started at City Kids as an Intern in 2011 and has become one of our beloved Infant room teachers. Her favorite thing about City Kids are her babies. She enjoys circle time and loves making them laugh with bubbles!

In her free time, Cierra likes to go shopping and play softball as well as basketball.

KEIDRA - Pre-K Room

Kiedra has a Master of Education in curriculum & instruction, a B.A in Education, and graduated from the Fort Hayes Early Childhood Development program. She brought 14 years of child care experience to Pre-K classroom beginning in 2015. Kiedra loves the friendly staff, parents, and kids! She loves her Borders! Her hobbies are reading, writing, poetry, hanging out with her son (Simba), singing karakoe, long walks to the fridge, and spending time with her Husband. She is a military wife and has learned to speak German and Italian while living overseas. Teaching is Kiedra’s passion and she strives to be the best teacher she can be!
CATHIE - Office
  Cathie works in the office and has been working for City Kids since November 2012. Her favorite thing about working for the center is being able to be creative with her job. Cathie graduated undergrad from the University of Colorado in 2010 and worked for 2 years with Disney online, focusing on child safety. Some of her hobbies are the outdoors, baking, dogs, swimming. She received her Masters of Human Resource Management from The Ohio State University in 2016.
ARLENE - Nickelby Room
  Arlene began working at City Kids in 2017 bringing 7 years of child care experience. She is the oldest of 5 siblings and began babysitting them at age 12. Arlene loves running and playing basketball and softball. Arlene is an aunt to 3: Lilly belle, Callie Jo, and Beau. Her favorite thing about City Kids is being a teacher in the Nickelby classroom! Arlene loves the 2-3 year old age group.
City Kids Daycare in Hilliard is a preschool with a strong age appropriate academic curriculum; We are also proud of the fact that we run the center as a family. One of our high priorities is to provide a place where children feel happy and supported.

One quality of City Kids in Hilliard that distinguishes us from other schools is the character and experience of our teachers. On our staff we have more than 125 years of teaching and childcare experience! We are very proud of the fact that we have so many teachers who have been with us for many years. We want it to be a good place for teachers, which makes it an even better place for children and families.
KRISTEN - Director
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Kristen Moseley is a graduate of Purdue University in Elementary Education and has been the director of City Kids in Hilliard since October of 2002; before that she was the director of the downtown City Kids from 1992 - 1996. Kristen has a great balance between spending time with the children in the mornings, doing office work, giving tours of the center and promoting City Kids to the Hilliard community through the Hilliard Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Hilliard.
KEREN - Assistant Director
Keren Redd is an Assistant Director at City Kids Hilliard. Keren has been at City Kids for 13 years working mostly as a schoolage teacher. Keren enjoys her assistant director position because she now has more freedom to interact with the families of City Kids. She still plans field trips and does summer activities with the schoolagers who will always have a special place in her heart.
KRISTIN - Infant Room Teacher
Kristin is one of our main infant teachers. She has her CDA and has worked with infants for many years. Kristin loves her time with the babies, watching them learn and grow. She has 5 children of her own who keep her busy. Kristin truly has a love for children and couldn't imagine doing anything else!
MATTIE- Infant Room
  Matty Frank is one of our amazing Infant teachers. She has a deep love of children and a gentle and calm personality that makes her perfect for working with our babies! Maddy has a love for music, hanging out with her friends, painting and hiking! We are so happy to have Maddy here at City Kids!
KIM - Young Toddler Teacher / Schoolage Teacher
Kim has been our Young Toddler teacher for 7 years now. She loves working with those new toddlers, helping to further develop their walking, talking and social skills. Kim always has fun, age appropriate activities for the kids, making sure they have plenty of outside time, water play and circle time! She also runs our after-school latch key program and summer camp. The kids are always happy to get off the bus and come in to play with Miss Kim. Summer is always a great time; the kids go on one field trip each week!
HEATHER - Toddler Teacher
Heather Heather has been with City Kids since 2005. Heather came in fresh out of school and has really grown into a strong teacher for the toddlers. It takes a special love to work with the young ones, and Heather brings a great balance between letting them have free choice time to learn and discover on their own and helping them to start building a love for learning through structured group times. She is also the queen of potty training, which the parents really love the most!!
DANIELLE - Young Preschool Teacher
Danielle is our Young Preschool teacher. She comes to City Kids with lots of experience with children. Danielle does a great job in her room extending the children's skills with letters, numbers, writing, and social skills. Danielle is always ready to jump in and do hands on activities with her class.
STACEY - Pre-K Teacher
Stacey is our Pre-Kindergarten teacher. She has been with City Kids for more than 13 years! Stacey brings her love of children, music, peace, love and happiness to her classroom. She is dedicated to preparing her class for kindergarten by really focusing on each individual child's needs. Stacey can always be found doing great artwork, cooking, or singing with her class!
LAUREN - Older Preschool Teacher
Lauren is our Older Preschool Teacher. She has her degree in Early Childhood Education and has been working in childcare for 13 years. Lauren has two children of her own, who keep her busy at home. She enjoys working with kids each day, watching them grow and learn and become Kindergarten ready.
LIBBY - Older Preschool Teacher
  Libby Cochran is our Older Infant Teacher. She provides fun and educational experiences each day for those little ones that are just learning how to walk and talk. Libby has a daughter of her own and loves watching all the children learn and grow each day. Libby has a great sense of humor and is always finding the fun in every day.

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