Meet The Directors

Meet Our Educators
  • Meet The Directors

    With education and experience in early childhood care
    • Cynthia Kara
      Director

      Cynthia Kara is the Director of DLCA. She holds a Masters degree in psychology and another in Organizational Leadership and holds both a North Carolina Level III Administrative credential and the National Director Credential. Cynthia brings a wealth of knowledge to our school with over 28 years directing for profit and non profit schools in South Carolina, North Carolina and Ohio.

    • Martin and Jessica Salas
      Founders

      Martin and Jessica Salas are the founders of Dogwood Lane Children’s Academy. With a background in chemical engineering and business management for Martin, and a career in arts education for Jessica, they decided to bring their gifts together to create the ultimate school.