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Our Team

Our teachers come from diverse professional and personal backgrounds but share a vision of devotion to your child's safety, health, and development.

Our educators regularly participate in advance training sessions and continuing education classes to ensure that they are always up-to-date with fresh ideas and sound teaching principles.

If Greater Expectations is an environment you would like to be a part of, click on the link below to initiate the employment application process.

Mary Land,

Mary Land,

Founder/Executive Director "I Love what I do"

Shunise Cruickson

Shunise Cruickson

Director of Operations,

Renata Jackson

Renata Jackson

Administration, as a classroom teacher for nearly 30 years, educational leadership has been a good fit. Teaching credentials from Xavier University after obtaining a BS of Science degree and master's degree, I've been a lifelong learner.

Viola Kitchen

Viola Kitchen

Pre-K Lead Teacher, I have been teaching since 1987 grades k-6. I have always enjoyed assisting in the social and academic development of children. I have a BA of Science in elementary education (k-8) from the University of Cincinnati.

Quanisha Miller

Quanisha Miller

Pre-K, Teacher Assistant

Aleasa Young

Aleasa Young

Toddler 2 Lead Teacher

Alice Laney

Alice Laney

Preschool 2 Lead Teacher "I like working with children because they make me laugh. I'm interested in going back to school to further my education. I have my Early Childhood Credentials from Cincinnati State. I love people and I love to laugh!"

Micayah Yisrael

Micayah Yisrael

Toddler 1 Teacher Assistant.

Tazhanique Leach

Tazhanique Leach

Infant Teacher I've been working at GELC for almost 7 years. Since I've been working at GELC I have enjoyed working with all age groups.

Christina Stanley

Christina Stanley

Floater/Teacher Assistant

Michelle Smith

Michelle Smith

School Age Lead Teacher

Martellis Miller

Martellis Miller

Floater/Bus Driver

Linda Lear

Linda Lear

School Age Teacher Assistant

Karen Young

Karen Young

Floater/Teacher Assistant

Cassie Freed

Cassie Freed

Receptionist

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