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About Us

After School Kindness, Inc. is committed to giving every child an opportunity to discover their passion for a specific activity. We bring in a variety of activities for the children to experience. We want families to have the same and equal opportunities for their children. In brief, each week, we have a specialty day for the children that includes various activities, fire prevention seminars, the Colorado Eagles’ players making special appearances, professional golf instruction, and much more. The education the children attain through fun activities is immeasurable.

Meet Our Team

Your child will be safe in our kindness care. Our team is committed to your child’s success.

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Samantha Black-Erickson

C.E.O.

Bill Black

Owner / Childcare Consultant

Lynn Devlin

Field Manager & Quality Assurance Director

(Teacher for 30+ years)

 

About the CEO Mrs. Black  &  After School Kindness

I am proud to say that After School Kindness, Inc., a childcare program in our community, was founded by my father, Mr.Black. He dedicated his time and effort to establishing a program that has positively impacted the lives of many children and families. After years of leading and growing the business, my father has decided to retire, passing on the responsibility to me, his daughter, to continue the family business.

 

I have the opportunity to step into the role of owner and leader of After School Kindness, Inc. It is my goal to carry forward the vision and values that my father instilled in the program. Building upon his hard work and success, I am committed to providing exceptional care, fostering a nurturing environment, and maintaining strong relationships with our staff, the community, and the families we serve.

 

As I take the reins of this family business, I am dedicated to upholding the traditions and principles that have made After School Kindness, Inc. a trusted and beloved childcare program. I am excited to contribute my own passion and expertise to further enhance the program, ensuring that children continue to receive the highest quality care and educational experiences.

 

I am grateful for the foundation that my father has laid and the trust he has placed in me to carry on his legacy. With the support of our dedicated team and the continued trust of our families, I am confident in our ability to build upon the success of After School Kindness, Inc. and continue to make a positive impact in the lives of children in our community.

 

Skill Sets For Staff & Students

We encourage our dedicated staff to display quality skill sets on a daily basis to be example setters for the children to learn good behavior.

  • Accountability: Receives feedback openly and uses it as an opportunity for growth.
  • Active Listening: Holds self and others accountable; fulfills obligations and accepts responsibility for mistakes.
  • Attention To Detail: Demonstrates thoroughness and accuracy when completing tasks.
  • Building Relationships: Easily establishes and maintains connections with others.
  • Continuous Learning: Actively identifies new areas for learning and takes advantage of learning opportunities.
  • Decision Making: uses effective approaches for making a decision and weighs multiple options carefully before committing to a course of action.
  • Demonstrating Empathy: demonstrate sensitivity to others' needs and feelings; considers and attempts to understand the perspective of others.
  • Drive For Results: enthusiastically pursues challenging goals and puts an extensive effort to meet or exceed them.
  • Flexibility: adapts behaviors or ways of working in response to new conditions.
  • Following Directions: closely follows given instructions or directions.
  • Following Rules: Behaves with integrity; follows the rules and encourages others to do the same.
  • Helping Others: Looks for ways to help others and make things easier. 
  • Innovation: Demonstrates creativity and alternative ways of thinking to develop new ideas.
  • Learning Agility: Applies experiences and recognizes patterns and trends to learn new concepts quickly.
  • Passion For Children: Demonstrates an eagerness to work with and teach children.
  • Persistence: Demonstrates continued effort despite difficulties; recovers quickly from setbacks.
  • Problem Solving: Uses sound judgement to analyze situations and evaluate facts; generates effective solutions to problems. 
  • Productivity: Employs a quick work pace when completing tasks. 
  • Reliability: Keeps commitments and fulfills work obligations.
  • Situational Awareness: Demonstrates ability to tell when something is wrong or about to go wrong. 
  • Social Perceptiveness: Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. 
  • Taking Initiative: Seeks out new challenges and tasks or solves problems without prompting. 
  • Teamwork: Works effectively and cooperatively with others; is helpful and understanding in group situations. 

We Are Thankful For Our  Childcare Professionals

Respect

Integrity

Service

for those with whom we work

in our decisions and actions

at the center of how we lead and work

CREATE MORE FAMILY TIME

We make sure most if not all, homework is completed and checked by the time you pick up your child. There are no glorified babysitters watching your children. All directors, team leaders, and aides are committed to making sure the children are secure, continuing their education, and having FUN!

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