Alfreda Clark
Meet Our Center Director, Alfreda Clark

Helping Children Thrive

Alfreda Clark has dedicated her career to providing children and families with optimal experiences that contribute to positive life outcomes. Alfreda’s expertise includes executive oversight of child development centers and early childcare service providers. Her experience and dedication have helped children from diverse backgrounds gain the tools they need and deserve to thrive.

Her professional roles include: Communications Executive for the Alchemists Collective, serving a variety of clients including: the 2012 US Women's Soccer Team, Westfield Shoppingtowns, British Petroleum and Napster, Chief Operations Officer of Children's Palace Centers and Center Director of the first UAW-Ford FSLC Child Development Center. Alfreda has an undergraduate degree in Child Development from Michigan State University. She has served as a board member for several organizations including Michigan based Child Care Coordinating Council (4C) and has led special projects for the Junior League and holds membership with NAEYC and NBCDI.

In her role as Center Director, she will oversee West Lakes ELC including the clinic, comprehensive services, community outreach and the school.

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Fostering Lifelong Learning and Growth

For Every Child, Every Day

As a lifelong learner and avid believer in the growth mindset, Maria feels we can always improve both personally and professionally.

“The key to success,” she shares, “Is creating a win-win environment in which everyone can grow and learn.”