Women Who Move Grand Rapids – 2021 – Special Section
Kelly Russell – Milestones Child Development Center
Owner and President
Milestones Child Development Center
4527 Cascade Rd. SE | Grand Rapids, MI 49546 | 616-551-3200 | milestonescdc.com
With a background in childcare and preschool teaching and a passion for educating young children, Kelly Russell founded Milestones Child Development Center in 2005. Since then, Milestones has grown into an institution that now serves more than 1,000 families at five program locations across West Michigan. The programming lays the foundation of early education and also focuses on nature as a way to enrich each student’s learning.
As the creator, developer, and owner of the center, Russell’s mission has been to provide a safe and nurturing environment designed to meet the developmental needs of young children. As a pillar in the world of education, Kelly “moves” anyone she comes into contact with; Moves to educate. Moves to impact. Moves to change their future.