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Early Childhood Education Focusing on Kindergarten Preparation!

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PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
FAMILY CHILD CARE ASSOCIATION OF FREDERICK COUNTY
∙ Active Member 2000- Present
∙ Newsletter Editor 2001-2003
∙ Board Member 2001-2004
∙ Public Relations 2002-2005

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY CHILD CARE
∙ Member 2003- Present
∙ Accredited Provider 2004-Present

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE EDUCATION OF YOUNG CHILDREN
∙ Member 2002- Present

SPECIAL TRAINING:
The New Kindergarten; Getting Children Ready - Participant
Presented by: Frederick County Public Schools
Date: February - April 2008
Cultural and Linguistic Competence - Participant
Presented by: FCPS, Institute for Early Educators, Ready at Five Partnership
Date: March 2008
Recognition and Response; Early Identification Initiative - Participant
Presented by: Maryland Committee for Children
Date: September 2006- May 2007
Foundations of Special Education
Presented by: Frederick Community College
Date: Fall 2004
Maryland Model for School Readiness - Trained
Presented by: Maryland Committee for Children
Date: Fall 2001-Spring 2002 - Modules 1-5
Date: Fall 2002-Winter 2003 - Modules 6-9

AWARDS/CERTIFICATIONS

National Association of Family Child Care Providers

2004- Present
ACCREDITED

Maryland State Child Care Credential Present
MSDE Credentialing Program Baltimore, MD
Level: Four Plus

2001-Present

E-Care (Early Care Coordinator) Grant Recipient
2002- Present

Judith P. Hoyer Early Care and Education Grant Recipient

2003

2008

 

QUOTES FROM PARENTS:

HOW DOES THIS PROGRAM MEET YOUR FAMILY'S NEEDS?

"MOST important to me - "my child" LOVES her preschool & I love that when I drop her off - there is nothing to worry about!"

"My child's" language skills have improved DRAMATICALLY. I believe this is thanks to Shannon, Moira and Andrea."

"SP has been a wonderful learning experience for our child. She has grown so much and learned so much, more than I ever expected."

"Extended hours provided upon request due to parents work schedule"

"I love the FAMILY FEEL of the preschool"

"WE LOVE SMARTY PANTS"


STRENGTHS:

"Sorry, can't think of just one... the staff, academics, centers, animals, playground, activities, etc."

"Everything, they are fabulous"

"The love and kindness shown to the chldren."

"The academics mixed with play and fun."

"The understanding that each child has unique characteristics and the program staff's ability to differentiate, as needed."

"Too many to list... multi-sensory approach to learning is my favorite"

"Well organized for fun learning."

"Materials, variety of activities & learning going on, hugs for my daughter, SHE LOVES SCHOOL!"