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. With a passion for making a difference and love of children, Shannon also sits on the board of directors for the non-profit organization Girls of the World Inc. Shannon resides in Apollo Beach with her husband, an Army Veteran and Fire Rescue Division Chief, and two children who attend Kids ‘R’ Kids. Shannon and her team of directors take pride in creating an environment where every family, child and staff member feel welcomed, loved, accepted, and valued. She believes that providing safe, high quality early education is crucial in the lifelong success of every child who passes through her doors.
Sandra Coronel, our Center 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 at both of our locations and assisted in opening the Waterset Campus in 2017 as the Education Coordinator. Sandra holds a National CDA certification along with a Florida Directors Credential and VPK endorsement. Sandra is the mother of two girls and two boys who ALL are Kids 'R' Kids alumni!
Lorraine has been a part of the Kids ‘R’ Kids team since August 2016. She holds a FCCPC Staff Credential in an Infant/Toddler & Preschool setting. Lorraine has her Florida Director’s Credential and Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education. She is a Certified VPK Educator and a member of NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children.) Lorraine is the mother of three boys and has two grandchildren. For over 25 years, she has protected, nurtured and cared for young children and supported their families.
Lisa has been with the Kids 'R' Kids family since 2007. She has earned the nationally recognized Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ in the preschool category. Lisa has spent many years working with our two and three year old programs at our Southshore & Waterset campus. She has three sons, a daughter and grand daughter. She loves spending time with them outdoors camping and fishing. All three of her sons are Kids R Kids alumni! Lisa looks forward to working along side our team of teachers in the classrooms!
Stashia is excited to start her journey as the Office Coordinator at Kids 'R' Kids and grow her skill set in Early Childcare leadership. Her previous experience has been primarily with infant and toddlers, but she loves working with students of all ages. Stashia holds a Childcare Staff Credential and Associates degree in Early Childhood Education. She enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephew in her free time, along with hiking and going to the beach.