5580 East Avon Plaza
Avon, New York 14414
Meet the Directors!
Miss Ashley began here career with Pride & Joy in 2004, and was one of our first employees! Miss Ashley has played many key roles over the years as our program has grown.
Ashley holds a Bachelor's Degree in Educational Studies, as well as a CDA (Child Development Associate Certification) in Infant's & Toddlers. Ashley is certified in First Aid, CPR and MAT (Medication Administration Trained).
Ashley primarily focuses on tours, enrollment, and centers herself around helping new parents and children feel welcome, and adjust to childcare after enrollment. Ashley has worked on some of the centers major accomplishments such as receiving the Pathways Accreditation and CACFP.
Ashley currently resides in Honeoye Falls with her family, including 2 active boys Westin and Waylon. She loves to spend time with friends, shopping and going for walks with her family and her two 2 bulldogs, Diesel and Dozer!
Miss Rachael began her career at Joyful Beginnings in 2011. Rachael holds Bachelor's Degree in Educational Studies, and a CDA (Child Development Associate Certification). Rachael is a NYS certified trainer, a Professional Development Specialist, and is certified in First Aid, CPR and MAT (Medication Administration Trained).
Rachael's focus is curriculum development and plans many program activities throughout the year, including the Family Fun Fair, the Annual Art Show, the Free Babysitting Night, and our Annual Fall Festival.
Rachael lives in Bloomfield with her husband, and enjoys the "country life", raising chickens, vegetable gardening, as well as canning, baking, and cooking! Rachael also enjoys camping with her family and friends and enjoying the outdoors with her chocolate lab Charlie!
Miss Gina founded Pride & Joy in 1998, and is proud to be celebrating 20 years serving our community! Gina holds a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education, a Masters of Education in Curriculum & Instruction, and holds a NYS Director's Credential.
Gina is responsible for the planning and implementation of the centers goals and objectives, being sure that the center maintains it's focus and dedication to providing the highest level of quality care available to children & families.
Gina lives in Rush NY with her husband and 3 children, loves the outdoors, her dogs and staying active!
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