The Administrative Leadership
of Valued Kids!
Tina and Steve are co-owners of Valued Kids. Tina is the Corporate President and Steve is the Vice President. Tina has a Bachelor's degree in Education and Steve has a Bachelor's degree in Business and Communications. Tina has been a teacher of all ages from Toddlers, to Preschool, to advanced Bio Chemistry (as a substitute.) Tina and Steve started out managing the business, both as teachers, cooks and doing it all. Now we have over 30 fabulous staff.
Karissa is our Active Director. She also has her AA degree in Early Childhood Education. She is a bundle of energy, has a way of seeing what needs to be done whether it is with a child, program, or staffing and to be able to see that the changes happen to strengthen the program. She is amazing and able to fill whatever task is needed in the moment!
Sandi has her STARS certification and is working on her CDA degree. She has worked in the educational system for MANY years. She is absolutely wonderful with the children. The kids are always pleased when Sandi is their teacher and she works well with all ages! Sandi has especially won the hearts of the young ones and she is a great example of leadership and diligence to all! Sandi is currently the administrative assistant as well as fills into whatever classroom needed.