Za'Kaya Thornton

Preschool Teacher

Za'Kaya is a graduate of Cincinnati State Technical Community College, she has an Associates of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. She is currently a student at Mount St. Joseph, where her major is Early Childhood Education for primary grades. She is in her last year of undergrad and will be graduating in the Spring of 2023. After her studies, she plans to work with children who need a motivated and inspiring role model as a teacher. She began working for ELC in mid August of 2022. She has been awarded Cum Laude and Suma Cum Laude within her academic career.

She is a mom of a three year old named Zara! She is a big sister of 5 girls. She likes spending time with her daughter at the park and doing tik toks! She believes in the academic success and development of all children. Every child deserves access to a high quality teacher and education.