Mercedes is the Owner and Director of Bright Little Scholars Early Learning Centers. Bright Little Scholars was established in 2014 as a home-based child care facility. With means to expand, Bright Little Scholars has moved to two new locations to provide the same service to more families. Mercedes takes pride and joy in every child that is enrolled at the Child Care Center. With over 10 years experience of working with children, Mercedes also has worked with children outside of working at Bright Little Scholars. Mercedes was also a resource (foster) parent for over five years through Children's Choice, Inc.
Mercedes received a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education in April 2020. She also completed her Masters in ECE, Pre-K to 4th Teaching Certification (2022) from Lincoln University, graduated Summa Cum Laude. Mercedes founded "Kids Before Us," a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization which focuses on youth development through literacy and mathematics.
Bright Little Scholars is licensed through the City of Philadelphia and also through the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL). All staff receive on going training and clearances (FBI, Child Abuse, and Criminal) are always up to date.
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Assistant Program Director, PHLpreK Teacher
Bachelor of Business Administration
Our locations offer Free Early Learning Programs for children under the age of 5 years. Visit our enrollment page for more information.