OWNER - KAREN WATKINS
Licensed for 19 years total
Started out with a Home I license = maximum 8 children Upgraded in 2006 to Home II license = maximum 12 children with 2 providers I commit myself to continued early childhood education I get involved with professional organizations such as ChildCare Share, Midwest Childcare Assoc., and NFCCA.
Our full time helper has recently come aboard since November 2013! My mother has semi-retired after having helped since I started Childcare in 1995. She will be an on-call/substitute helper as needed.
My daughter Kalie" is our helper. Kalie has experience growing up within my child care as well as experience in working in daycare centers. Note: she is available to watch children outside of daycare hours for parents nights out etc!. Kalie is wonderful with all the children as they enjoy and like her. She interacts with the children well and is attuned to their needs. She teaches pre-school to the "Tiny Tots" and directs daily story time. She is a hard worker and is truly an asset to Kare-Bears!