Cameron Walden | Executive Director
Mr. Walden has served with Manifestations Worldwide, Inc for 8yrs. In his tenure with the organization his combined passion for impacting the lives of children, creativity, and dynamic skill set led him to hold several administrative roles within the organization. Driven by his studies in Psychology, business acumen, and desire to serve the community of underserved children, Mr. Walden became Executive Director in 2018 after obtaining his National Directors Credential. He has exponentially increased the outreach, community presence, and efficacy of Manifestations Early Child Care Center. Mr. Walden's leadership has expanded our service to Hillsborough County by increasing our locations from one campus to three, with a fourth in progress. In conjunction with his work in the ministry, Mr. Walden is an emergent author of children's books to provide opportunities for early literacy development. Mr. Walden is a pioneer that is leading Manifestations Early Child Care Center to impact the world.
Mrs. Tonia Goss | Operations Director
Mrs. Goss is a 24year contributor towards the development and education of countless children. Mrs. Goss obtained her Child Development Associate (CDA) along with a Directors Credential in 1997 at Brewster Technical College. Mrs. Goss has been a team member and leader in many settings but states that, "coming to Manifestations Early Childcare Center was the best decision I have ever made". In her current role as Operations Director for all Manifestations Early Child Care campuses, Mrs. Goss couples her leadership skills with her education to achieve her goal of ensuring that children have a healthy environment and positive guidance.
Antonisha Joyner | Curriculum Developmental Director, VPK Teacher
Mrs. Joyner began working in childcare May 2019 having earned an AS in Business Management. Mrs. Joyner went on to obtain a National CDA in 2020 as well as becoming VPK certified. In Mrs. Joyner's time with Manifestation Early Childcare Center, she has also successfully completed the training to earn a Directors Credential. Mrs. Joyner aspires to combine her passion and education to follow in her mother's example and become a center Director. Mrs. Joyner states that her goal is to "continue teaching, leading, and most of all inspiring others to be all they can be".
Valerie Johnson | Team Lead - Education Manager
Ms. Johnson brings an ambitious and energetic approach to education in her role as director with Manifestations Early Child Care Center. Ms. Johnson's 34 years of service in Hillsborough County School District enhances the educational and behavioral program at Manifestations Early Child Care Centers. Ms. Johnson's tenure is decorated with concentrations in Early Childhood, Special Education k-12, Reading Endorsement, ESOL Endorsement, and Training within the public, private, charter, and christian school setting. Ms. Johnson has also obtained an Associate Degree in Computer Graphic & Video Production (Institutional Tampa Technical), a Bachelor’s degree – Human Service B.S. (Springfield College), and a Master’s Degree- Educational Leadership K-12 Curriculum and Instructional (Argosy University).
Adrienne James | Teacher
Ms. James, a Florida native, began in child care in 2003. Ms. James' experience includes owning and operating her own childcare facility and obtaining her Director’s Credentials after earning a Child Care Development Associate Credential. Ms. James educational tenure boasts well over 300+ service and credit hours, as an educator dedicated to expanding her knowledge. Ms. James attended State College of Florida and is currently enrolled at Hillsborough
Community College to pursue a Master’s Degree in Childcare Management. Ms. James believes every child is unique and deserves a caring, inspiring, and engaging atmosphere in which to grow emotionally, intellectually, and socially.
Dr. Mark T. Jones Sr.
Is the visionary and founder of Manifestations Worldwide Inc. the parent company
of Manifestations Early Childcare Center. With a four prong vision to impact the community
including job creation, affordable housing, spiritual training, and education, Dr. Jones
started MECC with one Director and five children.