Meet Shineal Hunter

Shineal “Boss Lady” Hunter is a 4th generational child care provider with more than 10 years in Early Childhood Education. She is a wife and mother of two. In her spare time, she enjoys high fashion, reading romance novels, and walking her daughters’ dog “Goldilocks”.

Early in life Ms. Hunter fell in love with education and serving people. She has owned and operated Family Circle Academy, a Star 4 high quality child care center located in Philadelphia, PA since 2008. The center started in her home and moved to its current, larger location in the summer of 2011. Family Circle Academy is a family-run business with Hunter’s husband, mother and two sisters working and supporting the childcare center operations.  

After graduating High School, Shineal attended Lincoln University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Mrs. Hunter completed an additional Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Temple University. She also plays a significant role in advocacy for her local ECE community.

Contact Shineal at shineal@fc3philly.org