Administrative Offices


Scott L. Petersen

Co-founded TKP in 1982

Ruth GuzmanRuth Guzman

Regional Director
Ruth has been working in the early childhood field for 20 years. She is a graduate of both Springfield College and A.I.C. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services and a Masters degree in Early Childhood Education. She also worked in the Springfield public school system for 10 years and has spent the past 7 years as an administrator with The Kids’ Place.

Jillian DoeJillian Doe

Field Director
Jillian over 2 years of childcare experience, including 2 years as the Director at a NAEYC accredited pre-school in Hawaii. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Child Psychology and a  Masters degree in Education.  Jillian has been an administrator with The Kid’s Place since 2010 and her children have attended our schools for the past 8 years. In her free time she likes to be outdoors, read, spend time with her family, go to the beach and watch movies.

Administrative Support

Maria Medina


Carolyn Paulin

Finance / Accounting Clerk

Heather Campbell

Billing Specialist


Daniel Petersen

Facility Manager