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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. 15+ years of experience.

Bill Minter

Bill Minter

*After School Director

BA in English and 15+ years of experience.

Kendra Mcguire

Kendra Mcguire

*Assistant After School Director

BA in Outdoor Education, 4+ years of experience.

Infants:

Molly Pease

Molly Pease

Lead Infant Teacher

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

Emmalynn Hight

Emmalynn Hight

Infants

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

Sarah McManis

Sarah McManis

Assistant Infant Teacher

AA in early education and an AA in Liberal studies. 2+ years of experience.

Toddler One & Toddler Two

Lindsey Tabor

Lindsey Tabor

Lead Toddler One Teacher

5+ years of experience and a AA in General Studies with a focus on Education.

Bridgette Knapp

Bridgette Knapp

Toddler One

Completed the Childcare Apprenticeship Program. 5+years of experience.

Sherrie Therrien

Sherrie Therrien

Toddler Two

AA in Early Education 10+ years of experience. Working on her BA in Early Education and her Teaching License.

Lisa Tabor

Lisa Tabor

Toddler Two

She has 15+ years of experience and a Level 2 Certificate.

Maliah Fitzgerald

Maliah Fitzgerald

Floater Toddler One and Two

Teacher working on AA in early education. 4+ years of experience.

Bridge Program:

Kari Austin

Kari Austin

Lead Bridge Teacher

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

Cheryl Gaza

Cheryl Gaza

Bridge Assistant Teacher

AA in Early Education and 15+ years of experience.

Katie Doaner

Katie Doaner

Bridge Assistant Teacher and School Wide Substitute

Level 3A Northern Lights Certificate and Several classes towards an AA in Early Education.
10+ years of experience.

Preschool Three & Preschool Four:

Josie Fogg

Josie Fogg

Lead Preschool Three

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

Rhonda Lipsey

Rhonda Lipsey

Lead Preschool 3 Teacher

Rhonda has several classes towards her AA in Early Education and has 5+ years of experience.

Jessica D'Adamo

Jessica D'Adamo

Lead Preschool 4 Teacher

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 Preschool Four

BA in Education and 20+years of experience.

Hailey Livingstone

Hailey Livingstone

Lead Preschool Four

AA in Human Services, Completed Childcare Apprenticeship Program and 12+ years of experience.

After School

Jamie Cousineau

Jamie Cousineau

After School

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

Molly Cross

Molly Cross

After School

BA in outdoor Education. 6+years of experience.

Kristin Moodie

Kristin Moodie

After School and 1:1 Aid

AA in Early Education. 15+ years of experience.

Substitutes:

Mary Ann Hight

Mary Ann Hight

Substitute

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

Katelynn Tabor

Katelynn Tabor

Substitute

Working on Degree in Labor and Delivery Nurse, 5+ years of experience.

Felicia Therrien

Felicia Therrien

Full Time Substitute Teacher

Working towards AA in Early Education.