Cristin Clarke, Owner Willow Path's owner Cristin Clarke discovered her love of childcare by chance. Her children's Bright Horizons childcare center lost its lease unexpectedly in the spring of 2002. Forty-five families were faced with the prospect of finding alternative childcare services. Cristin was successful in rallying support for the founding of a new center, meeting the childcare needs of thirty-six families. Willow Path Childcare is the culmination of Cristin's efforts and experience in the childcare industry. She proudly presents Willow Path Childcare as a new industry standard toward which others will strive. Cristin graduated from Boston University with a B.S. in Business Administration. She lives in Brookline with her husband, son, and daughter.
Annette Lewis, Director Annette Lewis has over 30 years of experience in childcare, initially as a teacher in infant, toddler, and preschool rooms, later as a director. Annette has an associate's degree in early childhood education, a bachelor's degree in business management and a master's degree in education. She joined Willow Path in 2006 as a toddler teacher and has been the center's director isince 2009. Annette lives with her husband and teenage son in Hyde Park.
Our teachers are all EEC certified, some holding associates, bachelor's, or Master's degrees in early childhood education and related fields.
They are also musicians, chefs, moms, actors, athletes, and friends.
They are caring, committed, enthusiastic, insightful, friendly, and lots of fun.
Above all, our staff is dedicated to enriching the lives of the children in their care. They are here because they truly love working with children, and helping them to learn, grow, develop and explore their world.