About "MOMS Staff"

MOMS Enrichment Center is a Non for Profit After School Program servicing the Far South Side of Chicago. Students Grades K-5 to High School are able to receive skills that are essential for growth through out their educational careers. 

Our purpose is to provide secondary preparedness to an Elite group of students, that will set them up  their educational careers. Our focus is on Social Emotional, Academics, the Arts and Entrepreneurial skills. 

Melissa Carter

Ms. Carter has been in the Education field for more than 15 years.  While earning a degree from National Louis University with a dual major in Elementary Education with a specialization in Family Services; she worked for Chicago Public School systems teaching 1st- High School students with Exceptional Needs. Ms. Carter has worked in the social service field for more than 5 years working with both elderly adults and adults with exceptional needs. Ms. Carter was an academic adviser, as well as an educational coordinator developing staff and curriculum for the inner-City youth. Aiding and helping to develop students with the tools needed on their educational career is her absolute privilege


Ariana Watson

Ms. Watson’s career and educational background is firmly rooted in administrative and educational support services. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management and Policy from Indiana University – Bloomington and will be graduating in December with a Master’s in Urban Education and Policy. Working in these realms have allowed her to engage in in-depth examinations of the historical, political, economic, social, and cultural forces that impact the current trends and development of urban communities worldwide. 

Executive Director