Call Us: 216-938-9400   /   /   2632 E. 115th St. Cleveland, OH 44104

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© 2019 by The Meeting Place Learning Center. All rights reserved.


Judy Willard - Founder/ Executive Director

Lovingly and Strictly drawing children to their fullest potential.

Valerie Smith-Johnson - Director

Valerie joins our team with GREAT passion for children and for the Lord.


Shelby M. McQuiller - Behavior Intervention Specialist

Shelby is currently a licensed independent social worker and supports staff and students with social-emotional learning at The Learning Center. 

Ken McQuiller - Assistant Director & Campus Pastor

Ken serves as both pastor and assistant director at the Learning Center helping the children both academically and spiritually. 

Daynet Little - Team Leader

Raised locally and a graduate of John Adams High School, Daynet is passionate about our students and encouraging them to reach success. 

Kay-Lee Willard - Team Leader

Volunteering her time since the beginning of TMPLC, Kay-Lee now serves as team leader, as a college student studying pre-law. 

Lauren Durkalski - Educational Liaison

With a Master's in early childhood education from Ursuline, Lauren provides necessary tools and training to expand the staff's knowledge regarding curriculum, classroom control, and our leveled reading program. 

Board of Directors


     At the Meeting Place Learning Center we take pride in what we do. Our Board of Directors meet to discuss ideas and future plans for TMPLC. Each member is directly invested in the goals and vision of the Buckeye neighborhood. They recognize that children can be world changers and are willing to reach into their lives.