Jimtown North Head Start/Early Head Start
DeKalb Central Schools
Pictured: Director Sherry Crisp-Ridge, Teachers- Judy Yoder, Michelle Yoder, Stacy Wight, Kylie Myers, Darcy Crabtree
Growing Together Preschool @ LaSalle Elementary
Pictured: Heather O’Laughlin, Luara Zartman, Cynthia Olando, Christine Calderone, Haley Mulstay, Linda Varga, and Cheryl Good
Growing Together Preschool @ Beiger Elementary
Pictured: Heather O’Laughlin, Jennifer Culp, Pam DeCocker, Jaime Heiser, Penny Mohler, Tasha Reidenbach, Heather Steele, Janice White, and Makenzie Stallings
Small Wonders Daycare (Location II)
Debra Friar, owner of Small Wonders Daycare shared with us… “Paths to QUALITY has been helping us to improve and expand on an already existing childcare. It has helped myself and my staff members develop a professional understanding of Developmentally Appropriate Practices in Early Childhood. The coaching it offers is a guiding tool to continue raising the bar of high quality standards and expectations in the programs that participate. I feel we are fortunate to have the access to a program like Paths to QUALITY.”
Stepping Stones Preschool
Andrea Beck, Director of Stepping Stones Preschool shared “Paths to QUALITY has helped our teachers to evaluate their classroom environment and as a result, added more opportunities for children to develop skills.” Andrea along with her staff have appreciated the opportunity to learn how they can continue to grow and develop as educators. They desire to do preschool with excellence! Congratulations Stepping Stones Preschool!
Miss Nicia’s Family Child Care
Ronicia has been in the child care field for over 10 years and has loved working with children. Ronicia told us that participating in Paths to QUALITY has been informative and has helped her gain confidence in what she is doing as a child care provider. Ronicia currently has her CDA which has helped her become more knowledgeable in child development as well has being able to have a better bond with the children and families in her care.
Monkey Business Daycare Two
Being part of Paths to QAULITY, has helped Jennifer become a better teacher, as well as made her business a stronger program for children and families. Having a coach that has supported her through every step, has been great! She is very excited to continue on to the next step, Level 3!
Merit Learning Center
Pictured: Yvette West, Site Manager
Yvette West, Site Manager for Merit Learning Center share with us.. “Being able to participate in Paths to QAULITY has helped us to be more aware of what high quality care is. Working with our coach has been amazing! She has helped us to look for items through a different lens of high quality care.”
Bright Beginnings Child Care
Ramal, owner of Bright Beginnings Child Care has been caring for children for 2 ½ years. She shared with us, that participating in “Paths to QUALITY has been a great resource for me, it has been able to provide me with great knowledge to use within my child care. And being able to work with an experienced coach that is willing to help me improve my quality of care has been great!”