WE ARE

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FAITHFUL

WE ARE

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WE ARE

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JOYFUL

SUPPORTIVE

FAMILY

Racheal Flanagan

Racheal Flanagan

Owner/Director

As a passionate Early Childhood Professional, Racheal Flanagan, has been in the field for over 20 years. She began her educational journey at Baker College with a Business Management minor, then pursued a bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education. She raised 7 children and grew her passion for growing young minds. As a professional, Racheal began her career in a small start-up center learning about leadership she quickly became a supervisor, Racheal moved on to the Children’s Director at Grace Centers of Hope working with the homeless. After leaving Grace, Racheal ventured out on her own, first within her own home, and provided support for not her own children and families, but developed a network of home providers who were able to support one another. As the home daycare grew an opportunity came about Racheal just could not refuse within Central Church. And born was The Joyful Jungle Christian Learning Center. Racheal opened the doors of The Joyful Jungle CLC in 2012 with 6 children and now has served hundereds of families. She loves to watch the kids and their families grow!

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Brittany Muth

Brittany Muth has been a passionate educator with The Joyful Jungle CLC since the beginning. She leads with courage and authenticity. Brittany has pursued Early Childhood Education throughout her time with us, not only through her college experience but through multiple levels of professional development about teaching and leadership. Brittany has worked in multiple facets within the company beginning as part-time support teacher, moving to an assistant, and then lead teacher. She now has the unique ability to support families not only from a teaching perspective but also as a parent of The Joyful Jungle CLC herself. As the Director at our St. Clair Shores School, Brittany has developed her team and began giving families the peace of mind they need to know that their children will be taken care of. She loves having the opportunity to develop relationships with the children and their families through special events and day-to-day interactions. She is an expert at developing a family atmosphere at The Joyful Jungle CLC.

St. Clair Shores Locational Manager

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Samantha Anderson began her career at Joyful Jungle Christian Learning Center in May of 2017 as the Administrative Assistant. Her passion for early childhood began when she was given the opportunity to make a difference in young children’s lives and to influence future generations. She is currently continuing her education at Macomb Community College for her Bachelors in Early Childhood Education. As the Director of our Royal Oak School, Samantha leads with dedication. She is enthusiastic about watching teachers and children grow and learn, giving her the joy of talking with parents, training administration, and being a leader. She is eager to be a part of each child’s early learning experience.

Samantha Anderson

Royal Oak Locational Manager

WE ARE

SUPPORTIVE

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We are home away from home, this gives us the unique ability to give families the support needed throughout their time with us and beyond.

 

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JOYFUL

From impromptu dance parties in the classroom to over-the-top events; finding ways to make fun and engaging moments for kids and the teaching teams too is why we are Joyful.

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FAMILY

Family is at the center of everything we do. When a family chooses to bring their child to us, we know it is a big step. We are humbled and honored to be part of your parenting journey.

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FAITHFUL

“and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus”        

2 Timothy 3:15

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