Center Director/Owner

Kelsey is the founder of Canny Kids. Kelsey received her Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology from BYU in 2013. She loves seeing social growth in children and is passionate about chocolate chip cookies.


Center Director

Megan graduated from BYU’s Family Life and Family Studies program in 2012. She brings energy and joy into each of her shifts at Canny. Megan is Canny’s music time guru and always knows how to have a good time!


Center Director

Miss Nichole is our Center Director! We don’t know what we would do without her! Nichole has 3 daughters and  really enjoys coloring, doing puzzles, making crafts, and having family movie nights. My favorite color is lime green and I love going swimming.  She works hard to provide the best care for your kiddos and we appreciate all she does! 


Center Director

Lacie graduated from the University of Utah and then got her Master’s Degree at SUU; both in Elementary Education. She taught 5th Grade for 10 years before starting an in home daycare. Lacie has 3 kids of her own; 3 year old twin girls and a 5 year old son. She loves summertime, reading, cookies, and doing fun activities with her kids. 


Lead Teacher

Alexa is a lead teacher at Canny Kids. She is an Education Major at SLCC, and has an adorable dog. Her goal is to one day become an elementary school teacher. One of her favorite things about working at Canny is the community and  that all the teachers are so sweet and kind. She says, “it’s exciting meeting so many new kids and providing them with a safe and fun environment.” The kids love playing with Miss Alexa!


Curriculum Specialist

Nina has a degree in Human Development and Family Studies with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education from the University of Utah. She has been teaching for several years and loves to support learning at Canny! Nina have two young children who keep her learning and growing every day. In her free time she likes to read, run, and practice and teach yoga to all ages

Sarah M

Lead Teacher

Sarah graduated from cosmetology school at MATC in 2016. She is married with a wonderful 3 year old son. Sarah I loves baking, music/dancing, and arts and crafts.  She finds it super rewarding to be in childcare and loves the energy that kids bring around. 


Lead Teacher

Deanna is one of our Lead Teachers here at Canny Kids and we love having her! She graduated from BYU and lives in Provo with her husband. She studied Elementary Education and uses what she has learned to take great care of our Canny Kids! 


Assistant Teacher
Ashley is a substitute teacher and virtual assistant at Canny Kids! She graduated from Corner Canyon in 2019 and is currently an Editing & Publishing major at BYU. Ashley loves traveling, especially with friends and family! Ashley has been to 10 countries and 30 states! New York City and Italy are her faves! Ashley started her time in childcare at the age of 8 as a mothers’ helper.


Assistant Teacher

Ellie graduated from Corner Canyon High School, and was a cosmetology student at Ctech. She has 9 siblings and wants to become an autism specialist in the future.

Sarah S

Assistant Teacher

Sarah is from Wyoming and has lived in Utah for a little over a year!  She has a family of 3 and a dog. Some of her favorite things to do with her family include hiking, museums, and going to parks. Sarah played city league Volleyball and Softball in Wyoming and was able to coach a travel volleyball team for kids! We are so happy to welcome her to the team!

Sarah B

Executive Assistant

Sarah graduated from BYU in Aril with her degree in Communication Disorders. Sarah loves movies, reading, and anything artistic. She also enjoys going outside and is always in the mood for a walk with a friend! Sarah handles our marketing and helps our directors manage all the behind the scenes work that has to happen to make sure Canny Kids runs smoothly. We are so grateful for her help!



We seek out the best caregivers to work at Canny Kids. Our team  comes to work every day knowing we help parents succeed and kids excel. Our passion fuels our work and we love what we do! 

All Canny Kids employees have the following training and clearances:

  • Pediatric First Aid
  • CPR
  • Extensive Background Check
  • FBI Fingerprinting
  • Emergency Health and Safety Plans
  • State Licensing Required Training 
  • Key Child Development Milestones
  • Methods of Positive Reinforcement

Come Join Us!

Canny Kids is always looking for engaging teachers! Our employees love the time they get to spend around children. Team members receive regular training in appropriate teaching methods and first aid. Many employees even bring their own children to work with them.