In 2000, the seven original owners brought together their educational
backgrounds and expertise to create A Shining Star Learning Center.
Each had a passion for children with additional backgrounds in business
management, education, construction, insurance, marketing, and finance.

The founders of A Shining Star Learning Center envisioned creating a child care
center in a clean and safe family environment designed specifically for children.
The goal was to provide fun, educational activities and programs presented by
loving and comforting staff members who would provide quality care and

After A Shining Star Learning Center opened in 2002, two of the co-owners,
Jyl and Bob Waller, became actively involved in the business. Currently, Jyl is the
executive director and Bob oversees business administration, as well as attending
to building and maintenance needs.

What the founders originally envisioned has become reality.