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Pathways offers a high quality early childhood education program near downtown St. Petersburg. We are a family home day care, a classroom within a home. Our mission is to provide a safe nurturing environment for children ages 2 to 5, ensuring an educational experience that promotes each child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive development. We are making history!

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Tuition Rates

Tuition amounts are subject to change at the discretion of the family home day care, with sufficient notice to you.

5 full days$740.00$370.00
3 full days$640.00$320.00
3 half days$530.00$265.00
5 half days$630.00$315.00
VPK beginning 8/2021$540.00$270.00


We are open year-round. Our hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Our curriculum is a research based approach that leverages your child’s own interests toward discovery. Pathways also individualizes learning to inspire your child’s natural gifts and talents.

Daily classroom schedule*

Daily classroom schedule*
8:30-9:00Arrival/Morning Snack
9:00-9:45VPK officially in session, Outside Play
9:45-10:00Bathroom/Wash hands
10:00-10:30 Circle Time
10:30-11:00 Center Time
11:00-11:45 Small GroupsMondays & Tuesdays-Science & Art Activities
Wednesdays– Math & Writing
Thursdays & Fridays– Inside Play & Art Activities
11:45-12:15Lunch Time
12:15-12:45Outside Play
12:45-1:00Bathroom/Wash hands
3:00-3:30Bathroom, Books, Puzzles
3:30-3:45Afternoon Snack
3:45-4:30Center Time
4:30-5:30Outside Play/ Dismissal, Parent Pick-up
*Daily schedule is subject to change



Chief Executive Officer/Teacher

KATRINA JENKINS has devoted her career to supporting early childhood education– working towards realizing her vision: A belief that everyone deserves a high quality education. She has been in the field for more than 25 years, having previously held roles at Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services, Inc. as a Social Worker with the Department of Children and Families. She describes her mission as a drive towards impacting her community, setting a path for each child. Providing children ages 2-5 with a safe nurturing environment ensures an educational experience that promotes each child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive development. A Florida native, Katrina is a graduate of St. Petersburg College and University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

Chief Financial Officer/Teacher

LYDIA HENDERSON joined Pathways in 2017 as a Board Member. Lydia brings with her a background as an educator, and more than 30 years of experience to our organization. Before joining Pathways, Lydia served as Assistant Director at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Lydia also held a position at the Bright Horizons Child Care Center as a Lead Teacher for the voluntary Pre-Kindergarten class.

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We are located in St. Petersburg, FL, 0.7 miles from John Hopkins Hospital via 4th Street South.

That is 3 minutes away from the hospital by car. We are less than 5 minutes from downtown St. Petersburg, by car.

Parent Customer Service

For general information and comments please contact
or call 727-215-9026.

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