Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

7 am - 6 pm

You may not drop off your children prior to 7 am.  If Kanawha County Schools are closed because of severe weather, we will open at 7:30 am.

An automated call will be sent to the primary phone number listed for your child.

Please be sure this number is up-to-date.

Our Staff

At Gateway Christian Education Center all of our staff exceed the minimum 18 hours of training required by the West Virginia State Licensing Bureau.  The following are other requirements for our staff:

  • Background check
  • CPR & First Aid
  • Registered with WV Stars (State Training Agency)
  • 18+ continuing education yearly
  • ACDS (Apprenticeship in Child Development Specialist)
  • WVIT & WVIT 2 (West Virginia Infant and Toddler Training)

Our Staff

Executive Director – Suzie Groves

Staff and Education Director – Kayla McDaniel

Financial Director – Sommer Robinson 

Infants – Nancy and Brittany

Waddlers – Becky and Missy

Toddler – Kelly, Kayla and Joanna

Two's – Trina and Morgan

Combo - Chrystal and Trish 

Three’s – Brandy and  Jenny

Four’s – Chastity, Emily, and Denise

Kanawha County Pre-K

Gateway 1 – Megan and Emilee

Gateway 2 – Sherri and Bekah

Gym Staff 

Stephen (Bus Driver)








Kitchen – Mrs. Karen and Ms. Tina