At Kids Club we understand and embrace the fact that 83% of any one person’s learning is within the first five years of their life. Chief executive officer Corie Stone has worked alongside with a handpicked team of key professionals to ensure that Kids Club offers the best education and care facility available.
Kids Club Early Childhood Learning Centres have been established to ensure that all children and families receive the best quality care and education. We do this through our carefully selected professionals and our ever changing philosophy.
Meet the Support Team
CEO - Corie Stone
Corie has been involved in child care for over 17 years in both Long Day Care and Before and After School Care, with significant and direct experience in all aspects of Long Day Care operations including site notification, development, construction, licensing process (council, DEC, ACECQA – and all other required approvals), operations and management, programming and HR. He is also a member of a number of industry bodies (both regulatory and private). Corie is primarily responsible for new business development and operations.
Operations & Accounts - Holly Forward
Holly holds a Bachelor of Teaching (Birth – 5 years). Holly has previously held positions in Educational settings, including 2IC in a Long Day Care Centre, Room Leader and now has the position in the Kids Club Management Team as the Accounts and Operations Manager, dealing on a daily basis with the group’s waitlists and parent fees. Holly currently performs a key role in the development of Total Control Solutions software development.
Educational Director - Shelli Hanson
Shelli Hanson has been in the early childhood field for over 22 years and holds a Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood. To say Shelli is an asset to Kids Club is an understatement. Shelli’s passion for helping shape a child’s future is inspiring and is matched only by her knowledge in the field of early childhood development. Shelli works closely with the Kids Club Centre Directors to ensure the best practice and education is being delivered to exceed the National Quality Standards.
Marketing - Valerie Le Baron
Valerie has a Master in Corporate Communications and 15 years’ experience in the development and implementation of customer oriented marketing strategies.
Valerie understands the gap and need in the market for high quality and premium branding childcare.
She implements marketing strategies to ensure each Centre is presented at its very best, representing the highest of quality and a premium facility for early childhood development.
She loves to provide the families and our children with the most enjoyable experiences
Enrolments and Families - Sally Stone
Sally has over 8 years experience in the Early Childhood Education Industry, and currently holds her Diploma in Children services. With a strong passion for business and as a highly motivated member of the team, Sally prides herself on exceptional customer service and plays an integral role in ensuring that our parents and children receive the best experiences and attention they deserve by working with the team in designing and organising fun filled events.