Miss Chelsey has a bachelor's degree in Philosophy from Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis with an additional certificate in Early Childhood Administration from Ivy Tech. Miss Chelsey began working at Carousel as executive director in 2017. She has volunteered time over the years to working with children and families and has a passion to work with those in the community. Miss Chelsey works hard to manage and resource the center.
Administrative Assistant - Miss Kathryn
Miss Kathryn has been with Carousel since 1999. She is often the first face you see when entering the center. Her primary role is to assist and greet the parents while managing the finances of the center.
Head Cook - Miss Sue
Miss Sue has been the head cook at the center since 1993. She works hard to make sure the children are served quality meals that fit inside the nutrition guidelines of the state. Miss Sue has the ability to get kids to eat things their parents can't get them to try. The children call the meals at the center "Miss Sue's Food". She is a grandmother of three.
The Carousel Play & Learn Center has a staff of around 25 people. 8 staff members currently hold Child Development Accreditation (CDA) or are currently working toward completion. Over half of the full-time staff have specific education and credentialing directly related to early childhood development. Our staff participates in at least 12 hours of continuing education programs every year with many participating in 20 or more hours of continuing education.