Posts in 'Applauding Achievement'

Applauding Achievement

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...
We are thrilled to share that Sunshines Lead Teacher Demita Hill has been named a 2016 Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children’s TYLENOL® National Child Care Teacher Award recipient. Each year, child care teachers from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and on U.S. Miltary bases around the world apply for...
PIC applauds Wild Things Assistant Teacher Kristy Carter , who is one of many PIC teachers who has gone back to school. Kristy is studying for a Master’s degree in Special Education with a concentration in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Her program is online through St. Joseph’s University. Taking...