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We are proud of our highly qualified staff. At least one teacher in each room has a degree in early childhood education or a CDA. All of our staff continually participates in seminars and training to maintain and enhance their education, as well as to fulfill state requirement for licensed centers. All staff is CPR and First Aid Certified. Each classroom has at least one full time teacher. Our infant program and toddler rooms have three teachers. The preschools have two full time teachers depending on the number of children in attendance. Occasionally substitute teachers will work with us. Most have degrees in early childhood education, related fields, or are working to obtain a degree.

Our childcare and preschool teachers develop weekly activity plans and organize child-centered and child-initiated curricula using a thematic and developmentally appropriate approach. This type of approach enhances learning by allowing children to make connections among various experiences during a school day. Our themes are integrated into many of our activities through art, dramatic play, snacks, songs, and finger play.

Owner & Directors

Sonja Raymond

Sonja Raymond

*Owner

BA in Special Education. 20+years of experience.

Nicole Walker

Nicole Walker

*Director

Completed Childcare Apprenticeship Program, Directorship Credential Stages 1-3, AA in Early Education and BA in Business and Educational Management. 20+ years of experience.

Bill Minter

Bill Minter

*After School Codirector

BA in English, 15+ years in Early Ed, 10+ years in Middle School, RPCV.

Kendra Mcguire

Kendra Mcguire

*After School Codirector

BA in Outdoor Education, 5+ years of experience.

Infants:

Emmalynn Hight

Emmalynn Hight

Teacher Infants

Fundamentals Early Education Course and many College Credits. 5+ years of experience.

Riley Bouchard

Riley Bouchard

Co-Lead Teacher Infants

AA in EArly Edyucation, 2+ years of experience

Sarah McManis

Sarah McManis

Co-Lead Teacher Infants

AA in early education and an AA in Liberal studies. 3+ years of experience.

Toddler One & Toddler Two

Desirae Downing

Co-Lead Teacher Toddler two

working on AA in Early Education, 1+ years experience

Madison Bartlett

Assistant Teacher Toddler Two

College courses in Earlyh Childhood Education, 1+ year of experience

Dezarae Lambert

Dezarae Lambert

Assistant Teacher Toddler Two

College courses in Education, 1+ year of experience

Sherrie Therrien

Sherrie Therrien

Lead Teacher Toddler 1

BA in Early Education. 10+ years of experience.

Felicia Therrien

Felicia Therrien

Assistant Teacher Toddler 1

Working on AA in Early Education, 2+ years experience

Kristin Moodie

Kristin Moodie

Lead Teacher Toddler 2

AA and working towards BA in Early Education. 15+ years of experience.

Bridge Program:

Kacey Green

Kacey Green

1 on 1, Assistant Teacher Bridge Program

BS in Therapeutic recreation and over 5 years of experience.

Kari Austin

Kari Austin

Lead Teacher Bridge Program

AA equivalent in Early Education-15+ years of experience.

Lisa Tabr

Lisa Tabr

Teacher Bridge Program

Level 2 Certificate. 20+ years of experience

Preschool Three & Preschool Four:

Josie Fogg

Josie Fogg

Lead Teacher Preschool 3

BA in Education and a Teaching License in Early Education. 20+ years of experience.

Rhonda Lipsey

Rhonda Lipsey

Lead Teacher Preschool 3

Working towards her AA in Early Education. 5+ years of experience.

Jessica D'Adamo

Jessica D'Adamo

Lead Teacher Preschool 4 Willow Room

BA in Early Education and a Teaching License with an endorsement in Early Education. She has 10+ years of experience.

Kathy Jones

Kathy Jones

Lead Teacher Preschool 4 Willow Room

BA in Education and 20+years of experience.

Hailey Livingstone

Hailey Livingstone

Lead Teacher Preschool 4 Willow Room

AA in Human Services, Completed Childcare Apprenticeship, Pursuing BA in Early Education. 12+ years of experience.

Meghan Krueger

Meghan Krueger

Teacher Preschool 4

AA Liberal Arts, Working toward BA and Licensure with Early Ed. endorsement, 8 years experience

After School

Lauren Durivage

Assistant Teacher After School and Substitute

College courses in Early Education and Psychology, -4+ years of experience

Jamie Cousineau

Jamie Cousineau

Teacher Afterschool Program

BA in Psychology, Masters in Counseling and a Teaching License with 2+years of experience.

Keira Walker

Keira Walker

Assistant Teacher Afterschool / Summer Camp Counselor

Hichg School Student, 2+ years of experience

Substitutes:

Mary Ann Hight

Mary Ann Hight

Substitute

BA and Masters in Education. 30+ years of experience.

Molly Pease

Molly Pease

Substitute

BA in Humanities and a Librarian degree in Early Literacy. 5+ years of experience.

Kristen Page

Kristen Page

Full Time Substitute Teacher

2+ years experience, college courses in Early Education