Murtis Taylor Human Services System

 Phone: 216-283-4400     Fax: 216-491-9428     Release of Information Request Fax: 283-2099



Youth Development & Education
Heather Brissett, Childcare Director 
216-283-4400 Ext. 2295
Kim Singer, Assistant Child Care Administrator
216-283-4400 Ext. 2131
Tamika Schaffer, Training Coordinator
216-283-4400 Ext. 2407
Naomi Smith , Administrative Secretary 
216-283-4400 Ext. 2359

Early Childhood Education Center - Toddlers 
and Preschool

The Before and After School Childcare program is a Four (4) Star Step Up to Quality designated Early Childhood Education Center. It concentrates on promoting children's development in the areas of:

  • Emotional and Social
  • Imaginative and Creative Enrichment
  • Physical and Cognitive Development

Before and After School Tutoring & Childcare 

This service is also referred to as the 21st Century Before and After School program.  This Four (4) Star Step Up to Quality designated program provides a positive alternative for school-aged youths during times when school is not in session by providing a safe and nurturing environment.  Program activities include:

  • Reading , Math, Science, and Computer
  • Homework Assistance 

Training and Consultation-Special Needs 

MTHSS provides group training and individual consultation to childcare teachers on behavioral interventions, child development, and referral options. The program strengthens childcare teachers' ability to work more effectively with children experiencing emotional development. Program supports:

  • Childcare Centers
  • Pre-school and school-aged children
  • Bilingual services for childcare centers