Lateasha Green has rejoined Child Care of Southwest Florida as the center director at the P.A. Geraci Child Development Center in Fort Myers.
With more than 20 years in child care, Green has served six years with Child Care of Southwest Florida as the center director of P.A. Geraci from 2012 to 2017. Returning to the position, Green will oversee the center’s day-to-day operations while building a supportive and encouraging learning environment for children, teachers and families to thrive.
“P.A. Geraci Child Development Center offers one of the best early learning programs in the area,” said Green, center director of P.A. Geraci Center. “I’m happy to be back serving this community and working alongside an incredible team.”
As a Southwest Florida native, Green was raised in the Dunbar area and attended college at Rasmussen University in Fort Myers. She earned an Early Childhood Education certificate, as well as her Child Development Associate credential and Florida Director credential. Prior to her current role, Green served as a director for another local child care center.
“Lateasha is a respected child care leader and brings a wealth of experience, so we are excited to welcome her back,” said Chris Hansen, CEO of Child Care of Southwest Florida. “As a longtime advocate and role model for the Dunbar community, Lateasha’s knowledge and passion will be a tremendous asset for P.A. Geraci as our team continues preparing children for success in school and life.”
Located at 3713 Canal St. in Fort Myers, the P.A. Geraci Child Development Center serves children ages 6 weeks old to 8 years old and is open from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays. The center is accredited by the National Accreditation Commission for Early Learning Leaders and is recognized as a Gold Seal Quality Care Program through the Florida Department of Children and Families.
For more information or to enroll a child, please call 239-337-4995 or visit ccswfl.org.
About Child Care of Southwest Florida
Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc. (CCSWFL) is a nonprofit early childhood education provider with five learning centers in Lee and Hendry counties that serve more than 350 children from 6 weeks to 8 years old. Each center is accredited through the National Accreditation Commission for Early Learning Leaders and is recognized as a Gold Seal Quality Care Program through the Florida Department of Children and Families. All five CCSWFL locations have five-star ratings through the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida. CCSWFL follows the nationally recognized, research-based Creative Curriculum, with a goal of creating safe, nurturing learning environments that develop young minds, support families, strengthen the community and secure the future. Through its participation in the USDA’s Child Food Care Program, each child has access to a healthy, nutritious breakfast, lunch and snacks. Sponsor, volunteer and donation opportunities are available. For more information, please visit ccswfl.org.