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Applauding Achievement

This month, we celebrate the completion of degrees of several PIC teachers. A huge shout-out to Steve Jansson on the completion of an associate degree, Manny Harris and Ben Wasman on the completion of a bachelor’s degrees, and Joann Schock on the completion of a master’s degree. Both Manny and Joann...
We applaud Moonbeams Teacher Denise Brice! Denise has been recognized nationwide as a 2020 Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care National Teacher Award recipient. This prestigious award acknowledges the critical role of child care teachers in providing quality early care and education. On Tuesday, June 30...
May message from Executive Director Debbie Green Spring is really in the air! PIC trees have bloomed, birds have returned to our nature playground, new sand and mulch have been delivered, and most importantly, our children are spending chunks of time outside. May is a month of graduations and this...
This year’s First Up annual early learning conference, with its focus on equity and inclusion, was very exciting for PIC! We had two staff members co-present workshops on important topics and a PIC teacher won the conference raffle, which had amazing prizes for her classroom. Infant/Young Toddler...
We are proud to announce that Caterpillar Teacher Jameelah Jones was selected as one of the recipients of the national Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Teacher Award! Fifty teachers win each year and each award recipient gets $500 for personal use and up to $500 to implement the project. Her project is...
Sig image: Rebecca in yellow outside PIC applauds After School teacher and Early Learning Art Specialist, Rebecca Schedl, who has been selected as one of the National AfterSchool Association’s 2019 Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders! Rebecca will be featured along with other honorees in the...
Sig image: Tamara and Creative Block Play book As 2016 winds down, it is a great time to celebrate many recent achievements made by PIC staff. In addition to earning bachelors and masters degrees, PIC staff have been making contributions to conferences, curriculum-based books, and early education...
As 2016 winds down, it is a great time to celebrate many recent achievements made by PIC staff. In addition to earning bachelors and masters degrees, PIC staff have been making contributions to conferences, curriculum-based books, and early education associations.Help us congratulate:Wild Things...
Every semester there are more PIC teachers who are earning their degrees, giving us much cause to celebrate!Help us congratulate:Starfish Lead Teacher Lily Cavanagh who earned her Master's Degree in Education from Bank Street College.Fireflies Classroom Assistant Latosha Green who earned her...
Big news! The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) has featured PIC Rainbow Lead Teacher Joanne Browley on the cover of the April/May issue of their professional publication Teaching Young Children (TYC).The magazine is designed especially for preschool educators. It...