Anne Lang - Owner
B.A. Elementary Education
State Certified in Prekindergarten and Primary Education 25+ years experience
Ms. Anne is the owner of Busy Kids. She has owned Busy Kids since 2004. Additionally, she is an adjunct instructor for South Florida State College, where she teaches early education classes. Ms. Anne has lived in Highlands County almost her entire life, moving to Lake Placid in 1976. She is married to Brian Lang, who teaches World History at Sebring High School. She has two children, Rachael, who is recently married and lives in Orlando and Jared who lives in Manhattan. Ms. Anne graduated from the University of Florida with degree in Elementary Education and a specialization in Early Childhood Education. She has Florida teaching certifications in the areas of birth- age 3 and Pre-K through grade 3. Ms. Anne loves coming to work every day! Her favorite things about working at Busy Kids are contributing to the children's progress and developing relationships with the families. She also loves seeing former students out in the community and hearing about their successes in school. When she's not at Busy Kids, she especially enjoys spending time with her family. She also likes traveling, going to the beach, and dancing. Ms. Anne's goal is that each child who attends Busy Kids loves coming to school and is excited about learning.
Kathi Borecky - Director/ Office Manager
Florida Director’s Credential
FCCPC Early Childhood Credential
21+ years experience in owning and Directing Preschools
Ms. Kathi is from right here in Sebring. She is a mother of two adult boys. She has been at busy kids for 12 years as our director. In her spare time she enjoys camping and going to the beach. She is a wonderful crafter and gardener. She also enjoys cooking for her family. Her favorite part of being the director is that every student gets to smile and hug her.
Ashley is a native to Sebring, she is married to her husband Jeff and they have 2 boys ages 11 and 3. SHe graduated from Sebring High School and went on to receive her CDA to work with preschool aged children. She has been working in childcare for 9 years, 5 of those at Busy Kids. In her spare time she enjoys going on nature walks with her family and crafting
T-shirts. The best part of her job is being able to watch the students in her class grow and learn.
Violet was born in Brooklyn, NY. She is a mother of 3, 1 girl and 2 boys. She has her CDA and has been teaching for 8 years. She has been a part of Busy Kids for 5 years. She enjoys working with the amazing staff here and knows she is doing her part in educating our youth to grow and become successful students. In her spare time she enjoys being with her family, cooking and loves to organize. She also loves to go dancing.
Sandy was born in Illinois and raised in Florida. She is married with 3 children, 2 boys and a girl. She has her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and has been teaching for 21 years with 14 of them being at Busy Kids. She enjoys expanding the minds of young people and helping them grow into becoming productive elementary students. In her spare time she enjoys all things crafting, cardmaking and scrapbooking. She also enjoys reading and working in her garden.
Laura was born in California, but has lived in Florida since she was 10 years old. She has been married to her husband, Jeremiah, since 2008 and they have 3 boys. Ms. Laura has obtained her Bachelors degree in Elementary Education and Special Education from Grand Canyon University. She has been teaching for 8 years, taking a break to have her youngest son and then returning when he was 2. Most of this time has been spent at Busy Kids. In her spare time she enjoys painting, crafting ang gardening. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Ms. Laura loves teaching and being silly with the kids, knowing that they are happy and healthy.
Jerry is a native of Sebring, in fact she was born in a doctors office off the circle before we had a hospital in Sebring. She is a widow and has two daughter and is currently raising her four grandchildren. She has her CDA and her directors credential. She has been working with children for over 35 years and has spent 14 of those years at Busy Kids. She loves working with the staff and with the VPK children it is her passion. When she is not at work she is teaching Sunday school at her church or playing games with her grandchildren. She enjoys watching movies and puzzles in her own time.
Linda is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee (Go Vols) and has lived in Florida for 31 years now. She is a single mother of 4 and a grandmother to 4. She has her CDA and has been in childcare for 28 years, 5 of which she has spent at Busy Kids. She teaches because she loves it when the children discover something new and learn new skills. She wishes all children loved books the was she does. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, reading and listening to music. She also loves to go to the beach, sewing with her granddaughter, scrapbooking and cardmaking.
Christine was born in Buffalo, New York and has lived in Sebring since 1980. She loves Florida sports! she is a big Bucs fan as well as a Gator fan. She has 3 beautiful daughters, 1 grandchild and another on the way. She has been working with children for 25 years and joined the Busy Kids team in September 2020. She has her training certificates and is currently enrolled in her CDA courses. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family. She doesn't have any hobbies but she loves to talk. The best part about working with children for her is the fact that she is an architect of young minds and knowing that she is helping others simply by loving their children.
Brooke is a native of Ohio, she moved her two years ago and is a married mother of 2 with another on the way. She has her 40 hours through DCF and is working on obtaining her CDA in early childhood education. Her journey in teaching began 9 months ago and has been at Busy Kids for 5 months. The best thing about her job is knowing that she can put a smile on a the face of each child. In her spare time she enjoys going to the beach, playing with her children and going on weekend trips with her family.
Chelsea was born in Ft Lauderdale and raised in Lake Placid. She is a mother of 4 amazing children and with her other half for 8 years now. She is currently working on her CDA and has worked in childcare for just over a year right here at Busy Kids. In her spare time she enjoys camping and movie nights with her children. She also loves to shop and take care of her animals. She enjoys photography and reading. Her favorite part of teaching is being able to watch the young children grow and learn new things. She loves that she is able to be part of their development as a young learner.
Chloe has lived in Sebring all her life. Her younger sister Emma attended Busy Kids when she was younger and Chloe was always there for her special events. When Chloe began High School she also began an internship at Busy Kids. SHe has worked as Ms. Anne's assistant and as she has spent her time here her love for children has grown so much that she is now attending Florida Gulf Coast University with a major in Elementary Education. She would like to teach kindergarten or 1st grade. The 6 years she has been with Busy Kids has fully prepared her for her own classroom. When Chloe is not at Busy Kids she spends time with her family and friends. She loves her dogs and the ducks that live in her pond. The best part of teaching for her is being able to love all of the wonderful children that attend Busy Kids.
Hunter is a local from Sebring. She is married with 2 beautiful children. She attended Sebring High School and is currently working on her CDA. She has been in childcare for over 9 years and just recently joined the Busy Kids teaching staff. She loves watching young minds grow while she is sitting with them and teaching. In her free time she enjoys reading and watching movies with her family. Hunter loves to take her children on adventures and play with them.
Tammy Is originally from Florida but for 20 years she lived in Michigan. She moved back to Florida 16 years ago. She is married and has two adult children. She has her CDA and her VPK endorsement as well as her directors credentials. Tammy has worked in childcare for 11 years and 3 of those years have been right here at Busy Kids. In her spare time she likes to shop and relax while watching a good movie. She also enjoys going on outings with her family and reading. The best part of her job is knowing that she can bring a smile to the face of each child in her class while helping them to reach their highest potential.
Miss Tonya (Miss T)
Tonya, known as Ms. T to her students, was bornin Charleston , West Virginia. She has been married to her husband Bill for 37 years. She has 3 children, a son in law, a daughter in law and 6 grand children. Tonya has her CDA and has been teaching for 21 years with 16 of them at Busy Kids. She enjoys spending time with her family, playing the piano and listening to praise and worship music. The bet part of teaching for her the ability to show unconditional love to her students, watching them grow and being a positive role model to them.
Barbara is from Avon Park. She is a married mother of 3, one boy and two girls. She has her CDA and has been teaching for 8 years, 6 of those are at Busy Kids. When Barbara isn't at work she enjoys spending time with her husband. She also loves to travel with her family, go shopping and to decorate her home. Barbara enjoys teaching and encouraging the students in her class while watching their minds develop and grow daily.
Amie is a native to Avon Park. She lives there with her husband and 3 children. Amie has her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. She is also currently enrolled in UCF to earn her Bachelors Degree. Amie has been teaching for 11 years with 2 of them being at Busy Kids. Her favorite part of being a teacher is knowing that she is influencing a young life in a positive way that helps them grow. In her free time Amie enjoys fishing, riding her motorcycle, traveling and spending time with her family. She also has a great love for family crafting with her children.