I founded this company with the mission to create a safe and nurturing environment for all children to grow and thrive in.  As a parent of 3 myself, I understand the strong desire of a parent to know that their children are well cared for and given the opportunity to develop to their full potential.  I aim to provide this high quality care at a price that parents can afford, and offer the flexibility that goes along with real life schedule changes. 

2008 - Kids-Smart, Inc. was born at Stein Elementary!

2009 - Kids-Smart added a site at Edgewater Elementary

2010 - Kids-Smart added a site at Deane Elementary

2011 ​- Kids-Smart added a site at Glennon Heights


2012 -Kids-Smart added sites at Wilmore Davis Elementary

           and Eiber Elementary

2013 - Kids-Smart added a site at Lumberg Elementary

2014 - Kids-Smart added a site at Lasley Elementary

2015 - Kids-Smart added sites at Bryant Webster

           Elementary, Columbian Elementary, Mountain Phoenix

           Community, and Valverde Elementary

2016 - Kids-Smart added sites at Beach Court Elementary

           and Denison Montessori

2016 - Kids-smart grew to 14 schools across the Jefferson

           County and Denver County school districts! 

-Corrine Holck


Marlene Montesino - Program Coordinator
Marlene has been with Kids-Smart since she moved here from Florida in 2015. She has a background in Education and is fluent in Spanish. Marlene is the Program Coordinator of our North schools and is our Spanish Coordinator.

our leadership team


Our founder



Skye Albert - Program Coordinator
Skye Albert has been with Kids-Smart since 2016. She is a licensed social worker in Colorado and has a Masters degree in social work. She has a background in child welfare and working with children and families who are either in, or are at risk of being in foster care. Skye is the Program Coordinator of our South schools.


Lindsey Clark - Human Resources
Lindsey has been with Kids-Smart since 2014. Lindsey has experience in collegiate level teaching and Archaeology. Lindsey is our Human Resources Coordinator.

President and Founder of Kids-SmART Inc.

Corrine Holck

Foundation History