Carmen Jones, a native Washingtonian is the Founder/CEO of Carmen’s Pride and Joy (CPJ) Incorporated Expanded Family Child Care facility. Ms. Jones who worked in the Federal government for over 35 years, desired to switch careers as a Director to pursue her dream to “teach” and become a business owner of a child care facility. She believes that children should be provided with a high quality, safe, warm and nurturing environment.

Currently, Ms. Jones holds an Associates in Arts Business Administration and a Bachelor’s of Science Business Administration; minor Marketing from Strayer University. She is a life long learner furthering her education by taking courses in Early Childhood Development from Northern Virginia Community College and possess a Child Development Associate (CDA).

Our Memberships & Associations

*** DC Family Child Care Association

*** National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)

***  National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

*** For Sister & Brothers Community School – Consultant for Child Development Associates (CDA) Program

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