Our director of Discovery Point Silverthorn is Jennifer Meece. She has been working in childcare for 15 years. She started working with children at the preschool on campus at the University of Florida, where she earned her Bachelors degree in Animal Science. Jennifer has worked as a float, a school age teacher, a two year old teacher, a bus driver, a cook, and an office assistant. Jennifer came to Discovery Point in September 2008 and started as the cook. In January of 2009 she was promoted to Assistant Director, and in August 2009, to director. She has her Director’s Credential with VPK endorsement, her staff credential, and an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Jen is a huge Gator Fan and loves to teach the children the Gator Chomp!
Our Assistant Director is Jill Tremblay. She has been working in childcare for 9 years. She has her National Child Development Associate Credential, Director’s Credential, and is also working on her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. Jill has been with Discovery Point since July 2008. She has worked in our Preschool One and Beginner classroom before being promoted to Assistant Director. Ms. Jill is also our Summer Camp Coordinator. She spends her summers at Discovery Point accompanying our Schoolage children on fun and exciting field trips around the Tampa Bay area. Jill has been married for over a year, and has a beautiful baby girl. She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter.
Our staff are dedicated to providing a safe, loving and educational environment for your children. All of our staff are CPR and First Aid certified and are required to take 24 hours of continuing education courses per year. Many of our staff members hold a Staff Credential, Bachelor’s Degree, Associates Degree and or a CDA.