I am a co-teacher in the Grasshopper room. I have worked here at Rochester Child Care Center since May 2001. I began as an assistant teacher in the Firefly room before moving to my current position.
I graduated from Southern New Hampshire University in 2001 with my B.A. in Psychology. I have my Early Childhood Teacher credential issued by the state of New Hampshire. I have continued my education in the field of early childhood through workshops and training seminars. I am also a member of NAEYC (National Association of the Education of Young Children). I live in Farmington with my husband, Kevin, my daughter, Makenna, my son, Josh, and my dog, Briley. Outside of my time in the classroom, I enjoy reading, knitting, watching my children in their sports endeavors, and drinking lots of coffee!
I am a firm believer and advocate of play-based learning and the importance of nature exploration in early childhood and incorporate both into my teaching philosophy. I love messy art, science experiments, and creative play experiences! I am excited to have the chance to get to know both you and your child and look forward to a fun-filled year!