Meet Our Staff
Director: Erika Mars:
Erika has been in childcare for many years, first as an adoption administrator working for DSS, then a childcare teacher in a church-operated program, and then, at Windsor Academy where she demonstrated a loving nature with her children, a willingness to mentor fellow teachers and strong leadership skills. She is excited to be able to follow her former students and meet new ones. Erika is full of great ideas to help our children have a fun and day while keeping up with school work and becoming well balanced teen-agers.
Assistant Director: Brandi Paskowich
Brandi brings her great personality, youth and energy to Kid City. She has just completed her degree in Accounting and Marketing and, being a quick learner, will be a valuable asset and a favorite of the kids.
Part Time Director and Advisor: Kelly Coyle:
Kelly needs no introduction to those who have been in our area for more than a couple of years. In addition to multiple degrees, certificates and trophies, she owns five gymnastics programs in and around Lexington. She has conducted workshops for teachers' certification and has been a gymnastics instructor at WIndsor Academy, Windsor West CDC and Kid City since their openings. Kelly, and the other directors, are committed to making Kid City the best center for after-school children in the midlands, if not the entire state.
Alex Starnes- Kindergarten Counselor
Alex is a college student at Midlands Tech and has been working at Kid City since 2018. She currently mentors the kindergarten class and loves it. Prior to coming to Kid City, Alex taught young groups at a dance studio and was a nanny for families. She works hard to assist in making the center a wonderful place for children to begin their education and help them develop the skills they need to succeed in school. Alex takes pride in her 'little ones' and is thankful to watch them learn and grow as they begin their school journey.
Grace Wells- Floater
Grace is one of our second grade counselors. She started working at Kid City in 2017. Before coming to Kid City, she worked at Windsor Academy for 8 years. She has two kids and they are her whole world.
Kaci - 3rd Grade Counselor:
Kaci Crawford has been a teacher and mentor at Kid City for since summer of 2018. In her classroom routines, specifically with 3rd grade, she strives to incorporate higher standards of learning and moral for each student. You will find that Kaci stays up to date on what your children are interested in, and makes it her interest in such a way to achieve a higher and more exciting learning environment. At Kid City, Kaci’s students are her family and their benefit is her top priority.
Madison - 4th & 5th Grade Counselor
Victoria- 4th & 5th Grade counselor