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!
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.
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.
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.