About Us

About Us

Johnston Child Care Center was established in 1996. We are a fully licensed child care center by D.C.Y.F. Our services include full time and part time infant, toddler and pre-school care. In addition, we offer before and after school program and a summer program (6 – 12 years old).

Our facility is located at 87 Putnam Pike (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 7:00 am to 5:30 pm.

All of our teachers and staff our fully certified in C.P.R. and First Aid. Our teachers and staff are trained with professional development and workshop specialists. Our dedicated teachers and staff are committed to providing the very best care for your children each and every day.

Kerri 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

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

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

Miss Kayla is our head teacher. She has her BA degree in Elementary Education from Rhode Island College. She is our Pre-K teacher. She is CPR and First Aid certified.
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Miss Ellie

Miss Ellie has been with Johnston Child Care since 1999. She is our lead infant teacher. She is CPR and First Aid certified.
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Miss Debbie

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

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.
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Miss Ariana

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

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.

Miss Fallon

Miss Fallon is our pre-school assistant. She is currently attending Rhode Island College to obtain her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education.

Miss Emmie

Miss Emmie is our Toddler I teacher. She has a bachelor’s degree from Rhode Island College and is certified in C.P.R. and First Aid.

Miss Stephanie

She is our floater. She has her Associates Degree from CCRI. She is currently attending Rhode Island College for Elementary Education.

Miss Kim

Miss Kim is our toddler assistant. Kim is certified in CPR and First Aid.

Want to learn more? Give us a call at 401-233-3360