Our Educators 

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Site Director

Paige Jefferson is a child development educator. She studied at Ball State University and graduated with a B.S. Degree in Child Development and earned her Masters Certificate in Teaching.  She has completed courses and attained a Director’s Credential Certificate. Paige is equipped with seven years of professional experience in early childhood education. She possesses both classroom and management experience. Through her passion and love for the field, she plans to continuously build evidence-based programs for early learning for both children and parents.

"I want to promote early education and the benefits of a quality learning environment. My goal is to create healthy and positive relationships with each family I work with, in hopes to close achievement gaps in my community."

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Teaching Assistant 

Hello, my name is Kailyn Washington. I grew up in Avon, Indiana, and graduated from Avon High school. I have 6 years of experience working with children. One of the things I enjoy the most with working with children is knowing that I am apart of helping them excel in their early education years.  I am currently in college working toward a medical imaging degree, along with getting my CDA license.


"I am so excited to work and learn about your amazing little ones."

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Teaching Assistant 

Hi, my name is Erria Brown. I have been in the field for 1 year and 7 months. Next year I plan to further my education and start working toward my CDA. What I love most about this field is seeing their little faces light up when they have accomplished something right and they are so proud of themselves. I also enjoy watching them grow into their own little personalities. All and all, I am just a person that really loves being around kids especially babies.


"I also enjoy watching them grow into their own little personalities."

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Teaching Assistant 

Hello, my name is Alesia Jefferson! When my daughter and son were little, I ran an in home daycare until they went to kindergarten and then went into hospital office work. Once my daughter started Tiny Explorers Center, I quit my job and joined as a teacher. I have thoroughly enjoyed watching the children learn and grow everyday!


"I have thoroughly enjoyed watching the children learn and grow everyday!"



Teaching Assistant 

Hello! My name is Danielle and I am excited to start my journey with Tiny Explorers. A little about myself, I am a Pike High School graduate (2009). My hobbies include hanging with my family, sporting events and self care days. I have a 6 year old who was very fortunate to graduate from TE himself. I currently have my CDA for early childhood education. I am enrolled at Ivy Tech to begin my associates degree this summer. I come to TE with almost 10 years of experience in childcare. 


"I look forward to my journey with TE!"