Our Staff


LaVenre/Ms. Robbie

LaVenre, most commonly known to the children as Ms. Robbie, began her career teaching children at her In-Home Childcare.  She began to outgrow her home, so she decided to open Kidz Paradise.  When she opened the center, there were six students on roster in May of 2012.  Kidz Paradise now has over 75 students enrolled in the program.  Ms. Robbie is very active in the daily on goings of the center.  She loves to be in the classroom.  You may see MS. Robbie around the building throughout the day as she loves to visit with them and talk to them!   

Ms. Jennifer                                            
Center Director

Jennifer has worked in the childcare field since 2004.  She has her associate degree in early childhood education from Harrisburg Area Community College and has her Director Credential through Clarion University.  Jennifer is currently taking classes at Drexel University for her bachelor’s degree.  She is an alumni member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and many child advocacy programs within the state.  Jennifer has two daughters and a stepdaughter and spends her spare time with her family.  She is also an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan, and her family is involved in drag racing.  Her passion for children and our families shines through in her work here at Kidz Paradise.  She has been with Kidz Paradise since July 2013. 

                                              Ms. Elisabeth
Young Infant Teacher

Elisabeth graduated from Reading Area Community College with an associate degree in early childhood education in May 2014.  Elisabeth has 10 years of experience working in childcare. She has volunteered working with the youth in her church and participated in leadership programs at RACC.  Elisabeth is currently enrolled at Alvernia for her degree in Early Childhood Education.  She is very patient and kind, the perfect temperament for working in our infant classroom.  Elisabeth keeps all our infant parents in the loop about what is going on with their children while in our care.  She has been with Kidz Paradise since November 2014. 


Ms. Erica                                                 
Older Infant Teacher

Erica has her associate degree from Reading Area Community College and has over 15 years of experience working in childcare.  She has studied sign language and uses it while helping our infants and toddlers to communicate in and out of the classroom.  She has worked with all ages of children but greatly enjoys working in the infant classroom.  Erica has a family of her own whom she spends time with outside of Kidz Paradise. Erica is our creative mastermind in the infant classroom, she is always keeping the classroom looking fun and exciting for the children.  She has been with Kidz Paradise since October 2016.

Ms. Kait
Infant Assistant Teacher 


Ms. Diamond
Toddler Teacher                                            

Diamond has been working with children for many years now.  She attended Cheyney University for Early Childhood Education for a short time and is currently looking to return to school soon.  She worked at Bayada assisting children with their daily living activities prior to coming to Kidz Paradise.  Diamond does have children of her own and loves to care for the young ones.  She has been at Kidz Paradise since April 2022.


                    Ms. Alexandra                                                
Toddler Teacher                            

Alexandra is originally from New York City.  She has worked in the Wilson School District as an Autistic Support Classroom Assistant and other childcare facilities prior to working at Kidz Paradise.  When Alexandra is not at work, she is spending time with her husband and son playing games, shopping, trying new foods, and doing arts and crafts.  She loves to work with our preschool friends and is excited to be here.  Alexandra has been at Kidz Paradise since May 2022.   


Ms. Oriana 
Toddler Assistant Teacher 



 Ms. Neysha                                              
Older Toddler Teacher

Neysha was born in Puerto Rico and has been here in Reading area for some time now.  We are excited to have her here with us at Kidz Paradise.  She has a master’s degree in criminal justice and has taken classes in conflict and mediation.  Neysha has completed her coursework for her CDA.   Neysha works great with our toddlers, and she has the patience of a saint.  Ms. Neysha is always open to meeting new people and spending time with the kiddos.  Neysha was with Kidz Paradise from September 2018. 



Ms. Kaylah 
Preschool Teacher 


                                             Ms. Kaitlyn
Preschool Teacher

Kaitlyn has been working with children all through high school and, before coming to Kidz Paradise, she worked at a gym daycare.  She attends Reading Area Community College with a minor in Library.  Kaitlyn started out with us as a floater and landed in our preschool classroom with our crazy 3-year-olds.  She does a great job interacting with the children and giving them the attention that they need.  Kaitlyn’s goal is to become an elementary school library teacher.  Kaitlyn has been with Kidz Paradise since June 2021. 



                                                    Ms. Amber
Prekindergarten Teacher 

Amber has nearly 20 years of experience working with children at various childcare programs and as a nanny working with all ages of children.  Amber has almost completed all the courses for her CDA and hopes to officially hold her CDA in the near future.  She loves to watch the faces of children light up as they are learning and growing.  Amber is also a parent of three children and enjoys spending her free time with her family.  Amber is our artist on site and has the patience of a saint with all our friends!  She has been with Kidz Paradise since March 2016. 


Ms. Shontel                                                
PreK Assistant

Shontel has been working with children for over 10 years.  She enjoys working with children of all ages but does exceptionally well with the prek friends.  She has a bachelor’s degree in health science.  Shontel spends much of her spare time traveling to spend time with friends and family. She also has a child of her own with whom she enjoys spending time with.  Ms. Shontel loves to travel.  She has been with Kidz Paradise since 2012. 



Ms. Xylie 
Floating Assistant


 Ms. Jamie 
Floating Assistant


Ms. Skylar 
Floating Assistant


Ms. Carmen 
Kitchen Aide