“My goal as the childcare manager is to create a loving, nurturing, safe environment for children and their families. To provide the best care and service for our families. Build relationships with children, staff and families. And to make a difference in each child's life.”
Keleka Thompson Heyward is the Childcare manager/ Lead teacher for Radiant Academy.
Keleka is native of New York City but has lived in South Carolina since 2006.
Keleka graduated from Stratford high school. Attended Valor Theological Institute where she received her certificate in biblical studies, and Waldorf University where she received her Childhood development associates.
Keleka has ten plus years of experience as a Lead Preschool teacher. She is certified in Early Childhood education, First aid and CPR. She currently attends Trident technical University where she plans to finish her bachelors degree in Early Childhood development.
Keleka serves at her local church as the youth leader and praise and worship team leader. In 2016 Keleka married her loving husband Antonio. They have no children but have been the guardians of Keleka’s younger brother Kalen since 2016. Keleka’s hobbies include cooking, singing, and journaling.
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