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Community Highlights: Meet Onika Miller of My Space & Early Learning Time

Today we’d like to introduce you to Onika Miller. 

Hi Onika, please kick things off for us with an introduction to yourself and your story.
As a mother of two wonderful children, I am always concern about the environment that my children are spending their time in. so I created learning spaces in my home so that my children can enter preschool with a sense of wonder and a love of learning. Over the years, and in an effort to be the best parent that I can be, I gradually transitioned from the business and finance industry and started to build my knowledge base in early childhood education. 

This has heightened my sensitivity to value early learners and to see children as a clear whiteboard with an insatiable appetite for knowledge. This can only happen when children have learning spaces that create experiences that are engaging and enjoyable. This means allowing children to have positive experiences that would guide their decision-making skills and to feel competent and confident in their choices as they explore. 

As an early childhood educator, I am routinely monitoring the learning spaces to ensure that I am offering early learners engaging and enjoyable learning experiences that would fuel their intellect and build their confidence. The learning environment for early learners should connect children’s growing needs and interest in learning as well as integrate learning in the various developmental domains. 

We believe that children learn their best when they have the ability to explore and interact in their learning environment at their own pace and time. We further believe that their learning environment should be enriched with high-quality learning that is clearly defined and enriched. Hence our reasons for aiming to provide classroom spaces/centers that house a variety of learning materials for your child to use as tools for their individualized disciplinary and cross-disciplinary learning. Hence the creation of Carter’s Family Child Care Home, Carter’s Early Learning Academy, LLC, and My Space and Early Learning Time, LLC. 

I’m sure you wouldn’t say it’s been obstacle free, but so far would you say the journey has been a fairly smooth road?
Just many other small business owners, no it had not been a smooth road for me. 

For the first time, I have had to figure out what it is like to manage and operate a brick-and-mortar small business. It started with creating my business plan from scratch to finding the perfect business location, and it was a relief when I was able to secure some financing for My Space and Early Learning Time. 

Thanks for sharing that. So, maybe next, you can tell us a bit more about your business?
My Space & Early Learning Time, LLC 

At My Space and Early Learning Time, we believe that our early learners need to feel comfortable and safe in their learning environment. We believe that early learners are more responsive and receptive when they can explore at their pace and on their own. 

At My Space and Early Learning Time, we are continuously working hard to create learning spaces for our early learners to learn comfortably at their own pace and times. 

At My Space and Early Learning Time, our spaces are designed to enhance and individualize learning for every child. Our primary focus is the design and organization of our spaces which we believe are very important in creating efficient learning spaces. 

At My Space and Early Learning Time, our classroom design is essential and it offers children a space where they can feel confident to explore and experiment within their secure learning environment. 

At My Space and Early Learning Time, we achieve our goals of high-quality learning with the use of ergonomic furniture and learning materials that are used in throughout our learning spaces. 

At My Space and Early Learning Time, we integrate new learning centers in our classrooms so that we can create an active learning system that also encourages socialization. 

My Space & Early Learning Time, LLC provides families with interactive learning spaces that are equipped with learning materials and tools that covers the learning domains for children ages newborn to five years old or six to eight years old if they have developmental delays. 

Our services specialize in early childhood education, and it benefits children between the ages of newborn to five years old or six to eight years old if they have developmental delays. 

Our facility and services set us apart from others because we are able to offer a unique and never-seen or never heard of before type of resource that benefit families in our local neighborhood. Just like the Laundromats, Public Storage Units, Car Wash facilities, and Gyms, My Space and Early Learning Time, LLC is a value resource and facility in our local communities. With our high-quality learning environment, we are able to provide our early learners with the much-needed learning materials and tools that they need to cover all of the learning domains in early childhood education. 

At My Space and Early Learning Time, LLC, we are proud of our ability to create and build on our vision of providing a learning facility with age-appropriate learning materials and tools at an affordable price for children between the ages of newborn to five years old, or six to eight years old if they have developmental delays. 

The management and staff of My Space and Early Learning Time, LLC would like our readers to know that we are here for all families with early learners between the ages of newborn to five years old or six to eight years old if they have developmental delays. Please come on board and let us know all of your thoughts and suggestions as to how we can keep our promises and commitment to our local communities. We are looking forward to working with local governments, State Government, and Federal Government in an effort to maintaining high-quality education for our early learners. 

A special thank you to all of our current early childhood advocates and supporters, and we welcome one and all to share in this vision for the preservation of our future. 

Have you learned any interesting or important lessons due to the Covid-19 Crisis?
My Space and Early Learning Time, LLC was birthed in the midst of the Covid-19 Crisis. It was during this life-changing crisis that it became apparent for our immediate need to fight and advocate more for early childhood education. It was during this time when most early learning facilities closed their doors to families due to their low level of preparedness to combat with the covid-19 pandemic. 

My Space and Early Learning Time, LLC is the house to Seven (7) reasonably sized interactive learning spaces that caters to the unique needs and interests of our early learners. Our interactive learning spaces provides our early learners with a welcoming and immersive educational environment that keeps all children physically, intellectually, and socially-emotionally engaged. 

We are able to give parents the peace of mind that the health and safety of their family is our top priority even whilst providing a platform that promotes and encourages family engagements on various levels. 


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