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The team at Kids-Play is proud to boast over 150 years of experience in early childhood education. Plus all of our executive team has been with Kids-Play for 13+ years!

Kids-Play Green celebrated our 20th birthday in November 2013!

Julie Rand, MA
Executive Director
Julie has a master’s degree in Child Psychology from the University of Missouri and has worked in early childhood education for the past 41 years. Twenty-seven of her years have been spent at Kids-Play as one of the founding members. Julie recently retired from the University of Akron where she was a part-time faculty member for over 20 years. Julie is married with three sons, two daughter-in-laws and four precious grandchildren.
 Berry Jeter
Director, Akron Location
Berry has a bachelor’s degree in Individual and Family Studies from Kent State University. He loves the 21 years he has spent in early childhood education at Kids-Play. Berry is married with three sons and one daughter.