Thank you for 13 years of exceptional educational support for 6 of my 7 children
-Cheryl B.

My daughter is well prepared for Kindergarten. Some new skills took me by surprise. It has been a great experience.
-Sandy B.

I feel comfortable leaving my daughter in your care

I have no question when I drop off my son that he will be o.k. and well taken care of in my absence.

I really appreciate CCC, particularly the flexibility needed to keep pace with families ever-changing schedules.





2702 Banksville Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
(412) 561-5502
FAX: (412) 561-4427

Administrative Staff

Executive Director:

Executive director

Judith Albenze is the founder and Executive Director of Crafton Children's Corner. She started Crafton Children's Corner in 1979 with the idea that children should learn by playing in a safe,secure and fun environment. Judith holds a Bachelors of Science in Education from West Liberty University and a Director's Core Certification from Northampton. She was a NAEYC validator for 3 years. As Executive Director Judith oversees the operations of all facets of Crafton Children's Corner. She continues to attend professional development classes to stay up to date with the latest educational best practices as well as writing grants to keep Crafton Children's Corner viable and growing.


Curriculum Coordinator:

Curriculum coordinator

Liz Horan is the Curriculum Coordinator for Crafton Children's Corner. She holds a Bachelor of Education from St. Francis College and has attended many workshops and seminars in Early Childhood Education since starting with Crafton Children's Corner in 1979. Liz has written the curriculum for the Children's Corner and continues to update it in order to keep abreast with the current best practices. She holds weekly curriculum meetings with all the Head Teachers as well as spending time in the classrooms as a supervisor and mentor.


Business Administrator:

Business administrator

Carole Toth is the Office Manager for Crafton Children's Corner. She is responsible for the parent billing and payments as well as the accounts payable.   Carole is also responsible for our fundraising.   She has worked with all ages of children at the Banksville Center.  Carole is a graduate of Duquesne University with a degree in nursing as well as her numerous hours of educational and professional early childhood trainings