Meet Our Management Team

Melissa Masters is the Director. She has worked in Early Childhood Education for 20 years. She runs all aspects of the school and is passionate about running a high-quality Early Learning Center. She has created a successful teaching team of highly skilled staff. Her office door is always open and she is more than happy to answer all of your questions. She loves creating a partnership with Parents to ensure children are learning and growing in the best environment possible. She looks forward to meeting you soon!

Lauren Nichols is the Assistant Director. Lauren has been with Handprints Academy for several years. You will find her working throughout the center assisting Teachers, working in the office, and even in the kitchen serving nutritious meals. She loves helping the children with their projects and making sure their time at the center continues to be a positive experience and create a strong foundation for learning.

Rita Keller is the Office Assistant.? She has worked in the field for over 30 years in many different capacities.? She loves setting up creative learning environments for children.? You will find her giving tours, working with teachers, working with? children, driving for field trips and on school pickups, and much more!? She is always available to answer any questions you may have regarding your child’s experience and learning.