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Junior's Junction was born out of a desire in 1982 to ensure that parents in the Fort Worth area can find the best child care. Juggling life and a career is a challenge in and of itself. That’s where we come in. For over 30 years we have accomplished :

Time Tested Quality Child Care With Multi-Generational Families

Each of the lead teaching staff at Junior’s Junction is equipped with their CDA Child Development Associate Certification or an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.

  • Every teacher must complete a minimum of 24 clock hours in continuing early childhood education per year.

  • Every teacher is certified in CPR and First Aid.

  • Every infant toddler teacher is also certified in Shaken Baby and SIDS education.

  • Our van drivers complete annual safety training.


 What Is A Child Development Associate (CDA)

  • A Child Development Associate (CDA) is an individual who has successfully completed the CDA assessment process and has been awarded the CDA Credential.

  •  CDAs are able to meet the specific needs of children and work with parents and other adults to nurture children’s physical, social, emotional, and intellectual growth in a child development framework.

  • A CDA performs according to the CDA Competency Goals in center-based, home visitor or family child care programs. To date, there are more than 200,000 CDAs in all 50 United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. territories of Guam and the Virgin Islands.

Each of the lead teaching staff at Junior’s Junction is equipped with their CDA Child Development Associate Certification or an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.

Junior’s Junction Led By Experienced Industry Professionals


Janet Artibee

Junior’s Junction Center Director is Janet Artibee.  She has been with Junior’s Junction since our inception in 1983.  She has worked in all levels of child care and took on the role of director in 2000.  She holds an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Michigan Christian College and her Directors Credentials from Texas State Licensing.  She has worked in the child care industry for 35 years. Annually she completes 30 hours of required continuing education.


Jana Klarich

Junior’s Junction Assistant Director is Jana Klarich. She has been with Junior’s Junction since 2009. She holds her CDA from Child Care Association’s National Credentialing Program, and holds her Directors Credentials from ECMI (Early Childhood Management Institute). She is our Pre-K teacher and writes our Pre-K and Preschool curriculums. She had been in Early Childhood Education for over 20 years.

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(817) 284-1221

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7251 Stoneway Dr N, Fort Worth, TX 76118, USA

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