Front Office

Ms. Cassie Root; Director

Miss Cassie currently lives in Greenwood, IN with her husband, Eric, and her two girls (Isla and Evie). Miss Cassie has been with Honey Grove since 2004!! She was our Pre-K teacher for HG from 2004-2020 and became our Center Director in 2020. Cassie has her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from Franklin College.

Ms. Lexi Blackwell; Director

Miss Lexi currently lives in Greenwood with her husband, Kyle, and their dog Cooper! Lexi started at Honey Grove in 2012 in our Poohs room at our Greenwood location. She has had the pleasure of experiencing multiple rooms since 2012 and joined the administrative team in 2015.  Lexi received her Bachelor’s degree in Management from Indiana University and holds an infant/toddler CDA.

Ms. Julia Cassinelli; Administrative Assistant

Miss Julia was born and raised in Indianapolis, IN with her mom and dad, 3 sisters, and 1 brother. She has been happily dating her boyfriend, Austin, for 7 years. She has a cat named Henry, and a dog named Carmelo. Julia graduated from Center Grove in 2015 and currently holds her CDA. She started at HG in 2018 in our Tiggers classroom and moved to our Robins room in August of 2019 and then to the administrative role in 2022.  Julia loves interacting with our students and families throughout the afternoon!

Ms. Amanda Hubner; Administrative Assistant

Miss Amanda is from Brown County, but currently lives in Franklin, IN with her husband Mitch, their two kiddos and dog!  Miss Amanda has her associates degree in Early Childhood Education and started with Honey Grove in 2017 in the toddler classroom.  Amanda moved to our administrative assistant role in 2019, she loves interacting with students and families throughout the morning!