Welcome to Lexmark Center for Children

Meet the Center Director

Alicion Slone

M-F: 7:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Phone: 859-232-6400

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Our Educational Programs

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond

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Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement


Meet Our Teaching Team

Briana F.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing them grow, explore and learn. It is a rewarding experience that keeps me excited.

Teaching since: 1997

Deanna B.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: children help me to appreciate everything around me.

Teaching since: 2005

Jessica D.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to be a part of shaping them into the people they will become and watch them grow and learn new things and celebrate milestones in their lives.

Teaching since: 2005

Gloria S.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy sharing my love of learning and seeing the children grow.

Teaching since: 2009

Ashley H.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy knowing that I was a part of the children growing and learning to shape a bright future.

Teaching since: 2008

Hannah M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to learn and grow with the children I teach.

Teaching since: 2007

Amber C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I want to make a difference in a child's life and I love being a positive role model.

Teaching since: 2008

Tiffany C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I want to be a great role model for each child and set them up for a promising future.

Teaching since: 2008

Elizabeth M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: they are so loveable and ready to learn.

Teaching since: 2010

Courtney C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: it's fun the watch them grow, develop, and learn new things.

Teaching since: 2014

Kayla M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: they brighten my day and nothing is more rewarding than seeing them light up when they learn something new.

Teaching since: 2012

Dwan W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I want to motivate, encourage, and influence children to learn. The excitement in their eyes warms my heart.

Teaching since: 2014

Caroline M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch them make new discoveries through play.

Teaching since: 2005

Chelsey B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love helping grow the minds of the future.

Teaching since: 2009

Neshia A.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the expressions on their faces when the questions they are asked lead them to a solution.

Teaching since: 1992

Taylor C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing them grow because it lets me know I'm doing my job.

Teaching since: 2017

Daneka B.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love the personalities that children have. They bring me so much happiness.

Teaching since: 2006

Ondrea S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I want to make a difference in children's lives and help make a brighter future.

Teaching since: 1991


The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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Language Works

Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Works

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“Thank you, Ms Shaye and Ms Briana for helping Erin and us to transition from CT to KY in past two months. Erin misses her friends and teachers back in CT. Teachers help Erin adjust to new environment. I appreciate the feedback you give us.”



“We attribute our daughters healthy and adventurous eating habits to Chef Heather. My daughter raves about her grits, tuna casserole and oatmeal just to name a few. She makes delicious food for events at the center as well. You should write a cookbook! Thank you.”



“My husband and I both feel lucky that have Ms. Caroline to be our daughter's teacher in preschool. Ms. Caroline knows every kid's personality and knows how to encourage them. You are an awesome teacher! Thank you for teaching and taking care of Iris!”



“Hannah is an amazing Kindergarten Prep teacher. I have seen such growth in my child over this past year. Her growth has not just been academically but also in her social/emotional development. Thank you Ms. Hannah for loving my daughter and everything you do!!”



“Jessica provides a warm welcome at the center. She knows the children by name and takes the time to say hello and goodbye. She knows the answer to most questions and if not finds the answer. She is an integral part of the center. Thank you for all your help.”



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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.

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