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Kora Smith 
Owner, Director of Finance, and Registered Nurse

 

The Owner, Director of Finance, and Registered Nurse. Prior to creating Young Scholars Child Care Center, Kora researched and studied hundreds of early learning centers in northern Illinois. She has studied select centers that have made lasting impressions and satisfied clients nationwide. With this valuable information, Kora developed a child care center that sets us apart from all the others.

Kora offers a unique setting for children as well as a unique preschool program that is different from any other preschool program. With many great business opportunities and time, Kora has learned that the key to a quality and successful child care service is creating a family atmosphere. Kora is also open to working as a team with Educators, Parents, Students, and Community to better serve the clients of Young Scholars.

Kora has earned the Governor’s Home Town Award in 2005 for Converse Park Playground. In 2007, Kora earned the Wauconda High School Alumni of the Year. Kora has coached cheerleading, softball, baseball & soccer teams in the community with ages 5 years old through 13 years old. She also was a registered leader and volunteer for both Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts in Illinois. Kora has a Food Handler’s Certificate and both CPR & First Aid Certificate. Kora has a level 3 ECE Credential in Illinois.