Why Stone Brook Academy?
With over 20 years of experience in child development, pediatric care, and leadership in the community the Johnsons, Michael and Kris, are making a difference in people’s lives. Their heart for quality and dependable child care provides an atmosphere that promotes exceptional learning and fun.
Michael is also involved daily in the center and has over 27 years of professional medical experience working with children, families, students, and the community. He worked in Pediatrics, the NICU, and in the Medical Clinic setting as Board Certified Family Practice Nurse Practitioner. Michael has also instructed college students and was a preceptor to Master’s and Doctorate students. Besides participating in short term mission trips within the United States, he has lived with orphans and families on his numerous humanitarian and medical trips to the Philippines, Africa, Dominican Republic, and Nicaragua. He continues to mentor youth and enjoys keeping active through fitness activities, hiking, sports, scuba diving, and travel.
Kris is an involved owner working at the center daily on administrative tasks, overseeing the center’s educational programs as well as collaboration with the community. She earned her BA in Psychology and Master’s in Occupational Therapy where she focused on the “occupations” or “jobs” of childhood such as play, socialization, self-care and school performance. She helped children develop the skills needed for functional independence in these important developmental areas. Kris enjoys staying active through exercise, including tennis, scuba diving, and spending time with family.