Get to Know Our Academy’s Corporate Staff

President / CEO Pamela Piekarski

Ms. Pamela has her BA in Education with an emphasis in Bilingual Studies, MAEd in Diverse Learner with emphasis in Gifted and Talented under 5 years, and is working on her EDD in Educational Leadership ABD Graduate Winner in 2020. She started teaching children as a Kindergarten teacher in 1978 in Kansas City KS USD 500.

She opened her first child care center in 1985 when she could not find high quality early learning for her own 3 children who were at the time all under 5 years. Over the years she has worked with many amazing partners and teachers following her passion of teaching the children!

Chief of Operations Dr. Carl Piekarski

Mr. Carl has a BA in Business, an MBA and a PhD in Business Administration. Mr. Carl worked in finance management, business development and all aspects of operations. He has been the Owner/Partner of Exploring Minds Academy, Inc since 2007. In Mr. Carl’s free time he enjoys bowling, Greenhouse development, and taking vacations with his wife, Pamela.