Kendrick is a local of Fort Walton Beach, FL and has spent his life immersed in the early education field. Kendrick has received an Associates in Arts with classes that specialize in psychology, human development, educational psychology, early literacy, and behavior management. He is continuing his education by pursuing a Bachelors in Eary Education. Kendrick currently serves on the Early Learning Coalition Program Committee, Okaloosa County Health Improvement Partnership (OCHIP) Healthy Children, and various other community boards and committees. He currently holds a Student Mental Health Certification from the IBCCES and a National Administrator Credential from the NECPA which is awarded for mastery of childcare administration skills. His professional interests include behavioral disorders, early literacy development, and social skill development.
Kendrick has an open-door policy and encourages honest feedback from all families. As an on-site owner, Kendrick is heavily involved in the day-to-day operations and is continuously stiving to improve our services.
Elizabeth is new to Florida and comes from the icebox of a state, Wisconsin. She is an experienced preschool teacher focusing on language and cognitive skill development.
Elizabeth has received her Associates in Science: Early Childhood Education from Southwest Technical College in Wisconsin. Her studies focused on whole child development and leadership skills in the classroom environment. She is continuing her education by pursuing a bachelor's in early childhood education.
Elizabeth fills an important role in the center as our Education Director. She is responsible for directly overseeing our Early Intervention, Private Instruction Service, Professional Development Program, and Family Engagement Program. Elizabeth is a great contact for family involvement, questions about student progress, or connecting with other resources. Her professional interests include social-emotional skill development, literacy and phonological awareness, and creative arts as an instructional method.