Amodestri Childcare Academy

"Where Children Reach Their Fullest Potential"

The Team

Na'Keya Thomas, Director

Master Degree, Human Resources; Bachelor Degree, Business Administration

Student: Master Degree, Mental Health Counseling; Doctorate, Psychology

Certifications: CPR & First Aid; Trainer; Mediation; Life Coach; Mental Health Specialist

Experience: Childcare 20+ years; Mentor/Tutor 15 years; Management 13 years; Substitute Teacher 6 years; Life Coach 6 years; Trainer 4 years; Mediation 3 years; Court Appointed Specialist Advocate (CASA) 2015; Education

                                  Advocate 2015

                                 "Dedicated to Educate, Inspire, and Motivate"


Brandie Kirby, Preschool Teacher

Associate Degree, Early Childhood Education

Certifications: CPR & First Aid

Experience: Childcare 12 years; Customer Service 10 years

Favorite Quote: "Children don't care how much you know, until they know    how much you care."


LaDonna Bess, Summer School Teacher
Bachelor Degree, Early Childhood Education
Certifications: CPR & First Aid
Experience: Childcare 14 years
Favorite Quote: "Believe and You will Achieve"
Crystal Nelson, Toddler 1 & 2's Teacher
Child Development Associate
                                     Certifications: CPR & First Aid
                                     Experience: Childcare  3 years
                                    Favorite Quote: "Akuna Matata"
Alexus Jefferson, Summer School Assistant
Military Service: Army; Student: Bachelor Degree, Nursing
Certifications: CPR & First Aid; CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)
Experience: Childcare 6 years; CNA 3 years
Favorite Quote: "Life is what you make it."