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Nest Rebrand Timeline

Classroom Furniture & Materials

Every classroom will be transformed with top of the line, solid maple craftsmanship pieces including tables, chairs, shelves, toys, and every day classroom supplies.


Big Brave Blocks

Our jumbo blocks will ignite children’s imaginations encouraging learning, social development, movement, and of course fun! Click here to learn more about children’s development through big block fun. 



All walls within the school will receive a fresh new coat of paint!



Easy to clean vinyl-plank flooring will be installed throughout the school.


Outdoor Play Spaces

Our outdoor play spaces will be rich with plants and natural elements, exciting play themes, and physical challenges. Children can learn to assess risks and test their boundaries within an environment created with their safety, health, and skill-building in mind.


Interior Signage/Artwork

Beautiful artwork, classroom signs, and signs emphasizing our core values will adorn the interior of our school.


Exterior Signage

New exterior signage will ensure we can’t be missed!


Digital Signage

Never miss a beat! Our digital displays outside classrooms and in our lobby will keep you up-to-date on weekly curriculum activities, school announcements, events, menus and more!

Fall 2022


We will be installing state-of-the-art security systems at the entrance and throughout our school to keep our children safe and provide parents peace of mind that their children are safe in our care.


Air Purifiers

Air purifiers using ActivePure Technology® will continuously clean and protect air and surfaces 24 hours a day, reducing 99.96% of airborne SARS-COV-2 viral partials as well as other viral contaminants.

Click here to watch a short video with more information on how this technology protects your child while in our care.


Interior Renovations

Natural elements true to our brand will be carried throughout the design of our school. Our welcome area will become a warm and inviting space, and even our hallway spaces will receive fun Nest elements!

Winter 2022/2023

The Nest Difference

We are proud to offer the highest quality early education program for families in the communities we serve. As you compare other daycare and childcare facilities, we invite you to come experience The Nest difference!

Meet Our Team

Emily Urbassik

Emily has a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from John Carroll University and has been in early childhood education since 2008! Emily has served in many roles throughout her childcare career, including: an infant, toddler, and pre-k teacher, and now a director. Emily loves watching children grow, and meet new milestones.

Emily lives with her husband, Rob; two children, Lucas and Evelyn; and cats, Minnie and Daisey. If you couldn’t tell from her cats’ names, Emily is a huge Disney lover! Emily’s favorite childhood book is Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss, because she loves rhymes. We are thrilled to have Emily on our team!

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Miranda Mocniak

Miranda has an associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Cuyahoga Community College and has worked in childcare for nearly 10 years!

Miranda knew she wanted to work with children since she was 15. She first student taught a beginner tap class of 4- and 5-year old’s, which sold her on the idea of working with children. Seeing their faces achieve the smallest goal made it all worth it for her!

Miranda is married to her husband, Tyler. Together, they have two dogs, Daisy and Iris. Her favorite childhood book is Dragon in a Wagon. She enjoyed all the different modes of transportation. It inspired Miranda’s love of travel. We love having Miranda on our team!

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Cora Bogdan

After earning her bachelor’s degree in Early Elementary Education, Cora started her career in Elementary in 2002 and found her passion early on for childcare as an infant teacher. From infants to school age children, Cora worked closely with almost every age group before becoming regional director in 2011. As regional director of the Cleveland area Nest Schools, Cora enjoys working with directors and teachers to help ensure that they provide the best care possible for every family they serve.

Cora lives in Cleveland with her husband and two children. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, cooking, and baking. Her favorite childhood book is The Little House on the Prairie because she read it to her children when they were growing up, and it is now a family favorite for her own daughters! We are thrilled to have Cora on our team!