Where collaboration and inspiration work together
Shannon has been a part of the Kids ‘R’ Kids team since 2009. She holds a degree in Early Childhood Education and has earned the nationally recognized Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ in infant, toddler and preschool categories. She also has the State of Florida Directors credential with VPK endorsement. Shannon was the recipient of the Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academies “Director of the Year” award in 2015 & 2017. She’s married and has a son who attends Kids ‘R’ Kids. Shannon has a passion for making a difference in the early childhood industry and the Southshore community.
Kara brings over 15 years of early childhood leadership, most recently as the Center Director at Kids R Kids Southshore from 2011-2014. She holds a CDA, Director Credential with a VPK Endorsement and a CDL license. Kara is married with two boys, both who attended Kids R Kids Southshore. When not working Kara loves to spend time with her family, travel and read.
Sandra Coronel, our Assistant Director and is passionate about the Kids ‘R’ Kids philosophy of “Hug First, Then Teach.” She began her early childhood education career with Kids ‘R’ Kids when the South Shore location opened in August 2007. She has since taught in most of the classrooms and holds a national CDA certification. Sandra is the mother of two girls and two boys.
Jessica has been in the Kids 'R' Kids family since 2016. She holds a National CDA credential with a VPK endorsement and has completed extensive training in Positive Behavior Support methods for early learners. She has also worked in our Infant & toddler department prior to her 4 years teaching VPK. Jessica has five children who have all attended the Kids ‘R’ Kids of Southshore program. Her passion comes from seeing the growth of her students and making life long memories!