About Us

Established in 1996, we are a fully licensed child care center by D.C.Y.F. and R.I. Department of Education. Our services include full time and part time infant, toddler and preschool care. In addition, we offer full day kindergarten and a before and after school program and a summer program (6-12 year olds).

Our facility is located at 87 Putnam Avenue (Route 44) in Johnston, RI. We are conveniently located 1.5 miles from Rt. 295 and 0.5 miles from Mineral Spring Avenue in North Providence. We have a 5,000 square foot state of the art facility, with an additional 5,000 square foot outdoor playground. Our hours of operation are Monday - Friday 6:30 am to 5:30 pm.

All of our teachers and staff are fully certified in C.P.R. and First Aid. Our teachers and staff are very active in early childhood classes, workshops, and conferences. Our dedicated teachers and staff are committed to providing the very best care for your children each and everyday.

Kerr and Derrick Polseno
Owners Kerri and Derrick Polseno: Kerri is the Director, her experience in Early Childhood is over 20 years. She has a BA in Early Childhood Education. Derrick is the Facility Manager.

Miss Gail is our Educational Coordinator. She has her BA degree and Master Degree in Education. She has over 30 years experience and is CPR and First Aid certified.

Miss Terese is our administrative director. She has been working at Johnston Child Care since 1998.

Miss Kayla is our full time Kindergarten teacher and is in charge of our School Aged Program. She has her BA in Elementary Education. She is CPR and First Aid certified.

Miss Ellie has been with Johnston Child Care since 1999. She is the infant lead teacher. She has over 20 years experience with children and is CPR and First Aid certified.

Miss Dawn is our preschool teacher.  She has been working at Johnston Child Care since 2007. She is CPR and First Aid certified.

Miss Debbie is our infant assistant. She has been with Johnston Child Care since 2002. She is CPR and First Aid certified.

Miss Jane is our lead toddler teacher.  She has over 20 years of Early Childhood experience and also has her CDA.  She is CPR and First Aid certified.

Miss Ariana is our infant assistant. She is currently attending Rhode Island College to obtain her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education.

Miss Mary is our school nurse. She is a Registered Nurse through the state of Rhode Island and has over 30 years of experience in the field.

 

 

 

Call today for your personal tour!

Johnston Child Care Center
87 Putnam Ave. (Rt. 44)
Johnston, RI 02919
phone: (401) 233-3360
fax: (401) 233-3361

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