• Learning Ladder at Edison Elementary Awarded Texas Rising Star-September 2017

    Congratulations to the Lil Leopards Learning Ladder daycare, located inside Edison Elementary.  Under the new ownership of Kitie Hermes and Director  Sheila Smith, the facility applied for Texas Rising Star provider status and not only achieved it, but was given a 4 Star Texas Rising Star Status, which is a state accreditation for their program. 

    The child care provider was evaluated using a standards required by child care licensing.  There are three levels of certification:  2 star, 3 star and 4 star.  Each star reflects a higher level of quality that has been achieved by the child care provider.  A 4-star provider has met the highest quality standards for this accreditation. 

    The Texas Rising Star program is a program of the Texas Workforce commission and is administered locally by Workforce Solutions Texoma. 

    The Learning Ladder is proud to partner with the GISD and foresee a future of continuing partnership offering high quality services to the local community. Together we are building a new bright future with our students.

    Director Sheila Smith said, “We strive to be the very best center we can be. Becoming a four star rising star center puts us another step closer to achieving our goals we have set for our center. This is a very big honor and we are thrilled.”