REFERENCES

Click on the link below to see a list of references that you can contact.

 
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • 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

 

SPECIALIZED 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

Click on the link to see the letter from the NAFCC granting accreditation: NAFCC Accreditation Letter

  • 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

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"

PROGRAM 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!"

SMARTY PANTS PRESCHOOL

Est. 1999