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.